Friday, February 1, 2008

Adjustment Time!

Yesterday was a really busy day. I went to the ortho and got my wires removed, went to my cleaning (she said I am doing a great job keeping my teeth clean "compared to her other patients with braces." Hmmm ... is that a compliment? After my cleaning I went and got my filling done. Apparently he did a really good job - my ortho could hardly see it when I went back today to get my wires put back on.
So today I had the same wire put back on the bottom because that one stubborn tooth is still a bit crooked. I got a new, thicker wire put on the top. He said it's going to "torque" my teeth. I guess that means it will move my teeth more forward since they are already straight. I can already feel the pressure on my top teeth. I'll probably really feel it tomorrow. I can't believe it's already been 5 months since I had my braces put on! Time flies.
I wonder how much longer before I am ready for surgery!

Update: It's now 6:30 and my teeth hurt so bad!!! I had planned on having some delicious nachos at Baja Buds for dinner, but that's not going to happen. I'm going to have to go for the egg flower soup at the local Chinese place. For some reason, it's only my upper teeth on the left side of my mouth that hurt so bad. The other teeth are fine. I hope they don't hurt for long. No pain, no gain...I guess.