Today was ortho day! I had mixed emotions about today for a few reasons, firstly I had made a decision I was going to tell my orthodontist I didn't want her to move the teeth at the back of my mouth once my gaps were closed I just wanted my braces off! This is something… Continue reading Adult Braces- just closing the gaps!
It's been a bit quiet on the braces front the last couple of months but I've been plugging away every day quietly just getting on with it all! Today was my 8 week check and the orthodontist couldn't have been happier with my teeth! She could tell id been wearing my bands all the time… Continue reading Adult Braces- finally some progress!
Why was I suprised today when my lovely ortho decides to swap one torture instrument for another! A few weeks ago I had my metal bar removed from the top of my mouth because it had started to dig in causing a nice little hole in the roof of my mouth. This was great news… Continue reading Adult braces- elastics time!
Another 8 weeks gone, Another ortho appointment rolls round. Today I was looking forward to my appointment as I always do lately, I'm just keen to get on with things and get it all done. After a little telling off because my wires were pretty bent at the back, whoops, She got to work removing… Continue reading Adult braces- so no one told me this!
It has been a long wait for my orthodontist appointment this time! It was 8 weeks anyway and then it was cancelled last week for this week so it felt extra long. Apart from a broken wire mid way and my back wires popping out a few times when I've eaten crunchy food I have… Continue reading Adult Braces- slow progress
So it was that time again today, back in the chair. As much as I come to look forward to these appointments so we can move on with the treatment there is also a tiny amount of dread in my mind for what new device will be fitted to my teeth this time! Today was… Continue reading Adult Braces- first check up of 2018
Exactly 1 year ago today I walked out of the orthodontist in tears. Yes I had chosen to have braces but I don't think I had mentally prepared myself for how bad they would look on crooked teeth. 1 year on I've got the confidence to smile with my teeth out in photos, something I… Continue reading Adult Braces 1 year on!
Today was my 8 week orthodontist appointment and I was quite looking forward to this one! (I had obviously gone too long between appointments, who looks forward to that chair?!) The reason I was looking forward to it was because my last remaining tooth had moved into the space made for it and was today… Continue reading Adult Braces 11 months in
So it's been 8 weeks since my last visit to the orthodontist, I think because I have been pretty busy it seemed to go a lot quicker this time. So I knew today she wanted to get a few of the brackets on my top teeth taken off and repositioned to make the teeth all… Continue reading Adult Braces- progress update!
So today I had my 6 week tightening and at first it all seemed like it was going fairly straightforward but then my lovely orthodontist started taking an awfully long time to look at my top teeth. She was swivelling her chair from behind me to the front and back, moving my lips up and… Continue reading Adult Braces- 8 months in