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So it has been about 18 months and there has been quite a bit of movement. The spaces where my teeth were extracted are still open so today my orthodontist put some "buttons" on the outside of my teeth and attached a chain to the spaces so that they will close faster. She said that my treatment time was 30 months so I still have a long way to go! She could tell I am getting impatient so that's why she is putting the chains and buttons to make it go faster
Had an orthodontist appointment yesterday and had a thicker wire put in behind my teeth at the top. Also had a bunch of other stuff done in my mouth which has made my teeth and gums VERY sore for the past couple of days. Actually, they are probably more sore than they have ever been. The spaces where the teeth were pulled are closing now and there is little space left at the top and bottom. The orthodontist said that the next month until my other appointment, my teeth are gonna retract (Since
Just had my wires adjusted.
it's pretty sore now but I'm hoping it goes away after a couple days as usual.
the progress is pretty amazing, my dentist even called another dentist to come look because of how well it is all coming.
my teeth are pretty much straight now but there are 2 spaces at the top and 2 at the bottom due to tooth extractions. apparently first the teeth will be aligned and then the spaces closed. right now it feels like my top teeth are forward and
Just had new wires put in. Also had some kind of string put around a tooth which is supposed to make it turn.
I'm feeling quite a bit of pain ESP when eating. There is also a lot of poking and my tounge is getting irritated.
Hope the pain goes soon!
I hosted a friend's baby shower today and so I was talking a lot, the right side of my tongue got really sore and cut up from the exhaustion of talking more than normal.. came home and put some gushy goo on the inside of the teeth on the right side.
OMG HEAVEN. if you have have lingual braces you know what i mean... and if you havent tried gooshy goo you need to get some!!!! way better than the regular orthodontic wax. bbye 4 now.