I'm Naked!

Discussion in 'Love & Lifestyles' started by FluerVanderloo, Sep 19, 2006.

  1. FluerVanderloo

    FluerVanderloo New Member

    After almost five years, my braces are finally off.

    I went in at 9am, but they didn't get started until 9:25! Talk about antsy!

    The molar bands (all 6 of them) and the brackets popped right off, but the removal of the cement was terrible! She used some sort of hand tool scraper, and I felt it constantly scraping every tooth. I thought she was taking off my enamel! Thankfully she wasn't. I didn't have any marks from the brackets; however, I've got decalcification and two cavities on two premolars (top left and bottom right) because the molar bands I had on them lost chunks of cement which food got stuck into. So I've got to go to the dentist to have taken care of.

    My retainers come in in two weeks!

    Before (last February):
    **Picture removed at user's request - Nixy**

    And the most recent is attached :)
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  2. tonksy

    tonksy New Member

  3. Professur

    Professur Well-Known Member

    Don't tease me like that.....
  4. Spirit

    Spirit Kissy Goddess

    My son was lucky - he had no cavities or decalcification. I had him in to have his teeth cleaned often.

    Looks awesome :)
  5. tonksy

    tonksy New Member

    Just got back from the dentist with Marlowe...3rd crown in a year plus a couple fillings...she's a night grinder :(
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  6. Inkara1

    Inkara1 Well-Known Member

  7. Spirit

    Spirit Kissy Goddess

    why don't they give her a night guard?
  8. Altron

    Altron Well-Known Member

    Right after the other thread too...
  9. Gonz

    Gonz molṑn labé Staff Member

    to the third power
  10. BeardofPants

    BeardofPants New Member

    That's awesome, now you can smile without tryin' to hide the tracks. ;)

    *is sooooo glad she never had braces
  11. Mare

    Mare New Member

    SAY CHEESE!!!!!!!!!

  12. tonksy

    tonksy New Member

    I dunno? Her age maybe?
  13. kuulani

    kuulani New Member

    a word of advice, don't forget to use your retainers!!

    my sister took her braces off when she was 13. i don't think i ever saw her use her retainers, to say that i saw her use it at least once is a stretch. now 5 years later, her teeth are so crooked again that the dentist wants to brace her back up.

    she's begging my mom for that invisilign thing :rolleyes:
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  14. IDLEchild

    IDLEchild Well-Known Member

    Dude...thread title, totally not cool.

    But nice, your smile is 10x better now :)
  15. chcr

    chcr Too cute for words

    Umm... clearly not a dude. ;)
  16. FluerVanderloo

    FluerVanderloo New Member

    Certainly not. My retainers suck though, wow! I got the Essix ones (Invisalign tray looking ones) and I have to be so careful to keep them clean so they don't stain.

    More pictures, woot!



    Nevermind the wicked spot I had on my forehead. Ugh, that was so bad.
  17. Inkara1

    Inkara1 Well-Known Member

    Sounds like a story just waiting to be told.
  18. tonksy

    tonksy New Member

    No, Inks...sounds like a zit to me :(
  19. FluerVanderloo

    FluerVanderloo New Member

    Unfortunately. Good thing about the pill is that for the most part my complexion is nice. When I'm on the third week of my pill pack though, I get nasty breakouts, like that shiner.
  20. tonksy

    tonksy New Member

    :( I feel your pain.
    I never had a problem with my skin until I had my tubes tied and came off the birth control shots. Now you can mark where I am in my cycle by whether or not I have huge zit on the left side of my chin.

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