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  1. My Journey with Braces 8 months in!

    Not too sure how many people actually read this blogsite anymore but I have thus far documented my journey at the blog address below:

    http://maijourneyinbraces2013.blogspot.com/

    all the highs and lows through my journey!
  2. Things I've Learned Since Having Braces

    Ok, this post is going to be a mishmash of off-topic things as well as on-topic statements.
    I've learned a few things since having braces.
    1. Tiger blood is now a recognized blood type.
    2. Gadhafi's face seems to be melting. Methinks someone has found the Ark of the Covenant!!
    3. Having an 'advancement' archwire places to alleviate crowding kinda sucks, especially when you are only expecting to have a loose molar band replaced.
    4. If you own a waterpik, you don't need to floss. Ruh-roh,
    ...
  3. Grits and Eggs and Day 1 in Braces

    So today was the day that I got my braces.:party: First things first, everyone that said the spacers were the worst part were right. What they didn't tell you about were the molar bands. Now, everyone doesn't have to get molar bands and if you are one of those lucky ones, say an extra prayer tonight. They hurt, but it is temporary because the bands are smaller than the spacers, but if your teeth are sore from the spacers, it sucks. The good news is that once they find the size, they will glue them ...