Little torture boxes

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by <3<3 I <3 Chickens <3<3, May 12, 2010.

  1. <3<3 I <3 Chickens <3<3

    <3<3 I <3 Chickens <3<3 Songster

    Aug 1, 2009
    I got braces on Tuesday and I HATE them! I am wondering, does anyone share my pain? I really hate having to brush them after every time I eat (but my teeth are very wite) it's really annoying!!!! I have to have them on for two years, so I hope it gets better!!!

    I got clear ones
  2. FarmerJamie

    FarmerJamie Songster

    Mar 21, 2010
    I don't know which is worse, the pain you're having, or the pain I'm having as I'm paying for 3 family members in braces! The orthodontist won't take eggs in exchange for payment [​IMG]
  3. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

    Aug 11, 2009
    Taunton, MA
    Quote:He wont?!?! [​IMG]
    Edited to add : He doesnt know what hes missing [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: May 12, 2010
  4. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

    Apr 22, 2008
    My oldest just got x-rays and impressions done in preparation for getting braces in August. The pain it causes to part with that money! It will all be worth it in the end I know. I had braces twice when I was a kid and I well remember the soreness it caused and how irritating it was to have to be careful of what I ate and how I ate it. At least my teeth are decently straight without any huge gaps now.
  5. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    I had them for a little over 2 years. You get really good at pain management [​IMG]
    By the end, I kinda liked going so I could pick out new rubberband colors and stuff --- by that time I guess I was used to the pain.

    Having to remember the retainers after eating was harder for me though - but at least I never threw mine in the cafeteria trash or anything really bad like that!!
  6. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    Just be thankful you don't have a top jaw screw or the headgear. Just sayin'.

    It'll get better kid, hang in there!
  7. <3<3 I <3 Chickens <3<3

    <3<3 I <3 Chickens <3<3 Songster

    Aug 1, 2009
    I have to have mine on for two years- I hpoe I get used to them soon!
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    My daughter went through that for several years. She never complained even after an adjustment with tears rolling down her cheeks, that kid never complained. Yes for her the periods between adjustments became sort of ho hum. The end result was well worth the pain. (Both physical on her part and monetarily on my part.)
  9. ole188

    ole188 Hatching

    May 4, 2010
    Just be glad that you or your family has the means to pay for braces. I wish I could have had proper dental care when I was young. I'm sure they are no fun, but you will have beautiful teeth when its all said and done.
  10. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks &amp; Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Ha! When I saw the title - Little Torture Boxes - my mind immediately went to mammograms for some reason. [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Braces are a pain. You get used to them.

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