Adult braces anyone? Help!!

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30scrisis Sat 17-Apr-21 12:47:15

I had six month smiles put on last week, and my god am I suffering! Not so much pain but drooling, can't eat, feel ugly and ridiculous! I've lost 5lb in less than three days.... where they've put blocks on my canine teeth my back teeth no longer meet πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ My mouth feels constantly full and I have a third date tonight! I'm sure it'll be the last one πŸ˜‚ Has anyone else had these and how on earth did you get through it! Only opted for these over Invisalign as they would have taken another year on top. Currently drinkers blended up veg soup through a straw. With a wine. Any tips please?! However two of my teeth have moved already so that's something.

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RufustheSniggeringReindeer Sat 17-Apr-21 12:48:19

It gets better I absolutely promise

I found the first 6 weeks the hardest

RufustheSniggeringReindeer Sat 17-Apr-21 12:49:11

I say that

I have train track braces but i had the blocks as well and rang them a few days later cos i was convinced there was something wrong

30scrisis Sat 17-Apr-21 13:32:37


It gets better I absolutely promise

I found the first 6 weeks the hardest

That's reassuring! I am ever so slightly regretting it! My top lip is resting on the brackets too which has just reminded me how thin it is too 😭

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RufustheSniggeringReindeer Sat 17-Apr-21 14:34:49

I ate a lot of mashed potatoes

As the blocks came off it felt weird again because my teeth weren’t meeting in the right place but after a few weeks they adjusted

Its quite clever really

momma1976 Sat 17-Apr-21 15:27:52

It's definitely worth it. I had a lot of discomfort at first and my top lip looked like I'd had my lips done due to the brace fixtures. I used to split when I talked at first. πŸ˜‚. That said when I got the brace removed I was so happy.

30scrisis Sun 18-Apr-21 22:56:25

Had mashed potatoes yesterday funnily! Yes... my lips look like someone would pay for them πŸ˜‚ They're huge!!

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RufustheSniggeringReindeer Sun 18-Apr-21 22:57:41

Im getting them off two weeks on Wednesday πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

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