Location: Queensland
Member since 11/10/2012


  • 13 total posts
  • 1 review

Reviews & Stories

Long Process About to Start - Cairns, Australia

I have been self conscious about my teeth all my life, and lately have just been fed up with large chunks of food becoming wedged in the gaps, some of which were made when I was about 10 to correct overcrowding (didn't work!), and some from permanent teeth that never emerged. A few months ago my dentist suggested I explore orthodontic options and referred me to a specialist. I sought two... READ MORE

Recent comments from Utterchaos

I was hoping to have new photos to put up but we decided to wait until the next consult in two weeks time. I agree that having the evidence of the changes in front of you is a great incentive to keep those trays in. Sometimes I get fed... READ COMMENT

Just wondering, do you have a permanent retainer in addition to your removable one? Seems that many people end up with a combination of both. READ COMMENT

Perhaps appealing to his vanity: How can he expect to be a chick magnet if he can't smile with confidence? Might not be important now but maybe soon... ;) I saw a program recently (Embarrassing Bodies) where they tracked a young guy... READ COMMENT

Yes, I have been changing every 7-10 days depending how well the trays are fitting. I don't know if I will be able to stay at that rate, I will be guided by my ortho on that. She is happy with my progress so far having been very... READ COMMENT

Both the orthodontists I saw before commencing treatment included fixed retainers as part of the treatment plan - it seems to be almost the norm now. I think a plastic one for night time will also be required. ams111 - when I started... READ COMMENT