Member since 3/26/2014


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Adult Traditional Braces for Overcrowding - Tips and Pictures - Minneapolis, MN

This message board helped me A LOT prior to committing to braces, and during my first few weeks. Hoping this is helpful to someone else! I'm a 27 year old female, and have always had a little bit of crowding and my eye-teeth were turned backwards. Nothing unsightly or uncomfortable. Around college (of course when I'm flat broke) my teeth started pushing each other forward and back, and my bite... READ MORE

Recent comments from amylind05

My white ceramic brackets don't stain at all, but the bands do. I have had clear bands which get a red/orange tint after awhile, and now am using light blue bands. They don't stain, but get less blue over time. Not sure about other... READ COMMENT

I do! 2 on the top and 2 on the bottom... Full mouth. My former dentist was positive they would be no problem and did not recommend having them removed when I was in high school... I still feel they have something to do with it! READ COMMENT

Thanks so much! :o) Good question, but unfortunately I don't really have an answer other than that's the usual protocol at my Ortho. However it's not very noticeable when I smile normally, and doesn't bother me at all. READ COMMENT

Whoops, I'm clearly new to message boards... Or using the internet ;) thanks for making sure I replied to the right person! :) READ COMMENT

Thanks! Sorry my statement wasn't clear. To clarify, I did not have the actual brackets changed, the ceramic brackets do not stain. It is simply the bands that stain, which are changed at each appointment. :) READ COMMENT