Location: Indiana, IN
Member since 7/13/2014


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Reviews by fixmybite

Adult Class III, Flared Front Teeth, Crowding, Crossbite to Be Treated with Damon, IPR, Acceledent, Possibly TADS - Bloomington

I am a 32 year old woman who has never had braces and in the past few years have developed jaw pain (and clicking at times), gum recession, and the beginnings of tooth destruction from grinding/clenching and a bad bite. Besides a bad bite my teeth are also very crooked and the bottom are... READ MORE

Questions from fixmybite

Will non-surgical treatment fix my Class III bite without making my face even more sunken? (Photo)

I am a 32 yo woman with a class III bite, crossbite, and crowding. The ortho said that he could fix my bite with elastics (if my jaw can handle it-- I've been having... READ MORE

Will I need a gum graft? (Photo)

I'm concerned about the gums around my bottom front teeth. I know I should see a periodontist but I don't want to even think about having a gum graft while I have braces!... READ MORE

Recent comments from fixmybite

I didn't have braces before, either. The pain is still totally bearable, though (if anyone is reading this and is scared!). It really is, I've taken maybe 1 ibuprofen for the braces pain the entire 4 months (if that, I don't even... READ COMMENT

Hmm I didn't know there was anything lighter than the Fox, which is what I started with. Are they fairly large loops? The smaller the loops the stronger the elastics (they probably also get thicker, too). I know that Rabbit (what I... READ COMMENT

Haha that's totally right--- trying out each tooth to see which hurts the least to chew with! thankfully today I've had much less pain, hopefully it will just keep getting better. it is really surprising how painful it is to floss-- I... READ COMMENT

Yes, it's all extremely interesting to me, too! I spend way too much time reading other people's stories. Waaayy too much time haha but I learn a lot! READ COMMENT

I asked her about it on her page and she replied and said that it was preventative treatment, to thicken her gums, not to fix current recession. That made me feel a lot better! I'll ask my ortho about it when I go next week. I also... READ COMMENT