First braces adjustment!
Yesterday I had my first braces adjustment. My orthodontist replaced my 2 wires with 2 new ones. The previous wires with size 12 on top and 12 at bottom have been…Keep reading
In braces!!! Finally…
I have big news to share!. I have been in a roller coaster last 3 weeks. On Thursday 18th of January I finally got my adult metal braces installed. A very…Keep reading
Front tooth extracted!
Check! I have returned from the implant surgeon. He extracted my front tooth. It only took 30 minutes to complete the procedure. He put my tooth in a small box so…Keep reading
Happy 2023! New year, new experiences! Finally things are coming closer and soon I’ll join the adult braces club! To be honest I’m very nervous about what will come. As you…Keep reading
My final treatment plan
On Wednesday 16th of November I finally received my final treatment plan. My orthodontist and implant surgeon finally made up their mind and came up with the final treatment plan. The…Keep reading
Bottom braces in January
It looks like January 2023 will be the real start of my treatment. I have visited my Ortho last week. We decided to start with the treatment of my bottom teeth.…Keep reading
This week will be the week?
It’s been a while! It has been little bit silent again. Most of the time I have been waiting and waiting and waiting. I don’t have all answers yet. Don’t know…Keep reading
I’m feeling little bit frustrated
I started this journey in July 2021. Hoping to find a solution to fix my front tooth. In the meantime I know it cannot be saved. To come to this conclusion…Keep reading
More than one month later…
First I want to say I’m sorry about not writing new stories. I was on holiday and was not able to “work” on this topic. Also my dentist and ortho both…Keep reading
Mail to my general dentist
Today I have sent a mail to my general dentist asking her how to proceed. I asked her if she already received the medical report of my last visit at the…Keep reading
It’s definitive: My tooth is lost 🙁
Last Tuesday (July 5th) I visited a new periodontist office. My last visit in May at another periodontist office ended-up with double feelings. She suggested to get a second periodontist appointment…Keep reading
My first visit @implant surgeon
As mentioned in my previous blog post I have canceled my visit at my paradontologist end of this year. It is all taking too long so I called my dentist and…Keep reading
Waiting waiting and waiting
On 26th of May I decided to send an email to my orthodontist. I have told her that I prefer to give up my front tooth and go for the implant.…Keep reading
Use braces to extrude my tooth?
Today I have returned from my periodontist appointment. The appointment started exactly at the schedule hour. First he checked all the pockets on each and every tooth. Then he checked my…Keep reading
My second orthodontist opinion
On April 21th I had my second opinion appointment at an orthodontist. After arriving in the ortho office I waited in the waiting room. I had to wait for more than…Keep reading
Some changes to my website theme
Today I played around with the layout and theme of my adultwithbraces.com website. I didn’t like the previous theme so I wanted to change it. This way my website is fully…Keep reading
Adult braces dilemma
Today I was thinking about my next appointment end of April. It will be my second orthodontist opinion to check what I should do with my situation. Every time when I…Keep reading
Amalgam Before & After
As you have been reading on this blog I had my molar amalgam removal appointment yesterday. Things went fine and fluent! As promised I would share the before and after images……Keep reading
I will get my amalgam removed
Tomorrow I have a new appointment at my dentist. I will get my amalgam removed from one of my back molar teeth. To be honest I don’t 100% understand why it…Keep reading
My second perio-cleaning
Last Monday I had my second perio-cleaning. This time the right-ride of my teeth (both top and bottom) have been treated. I was supposed to have my talk with the orthodontist…Keep reading
My first perio-cleaning
Thursday 10th I had my first perio-cleaning. To be honest I underestimated the procedure. Didn’t expect the anesthesia syringe to hurt like that. The periodontist gave me about 10 of them.…Keep reading
Braces and Confidence: What to expect?
Braces and Confidence: What to expect? Now that things start getting serious and I might have to start wearing metal brackets on my teeth… the self consciousness starts kicking in. Again…Keep reading
1st orthodontist appointment
Thursday 27th I experienced my 1st orthodontist appointment. That day I was pretty nervous but I’m happy I went through with it. The appointment took exactly 40 minutes and went pretty…Keep reading
Important week! This week a lot of things are on my mind. Don’t want to move into details, but they are all related to COVID related things. Here in Belgium the…Keep reading
Happy 2022! A New Year has started. It will be an important year. Especially because of things that will start to change with my dental health in the next few months.…Keep reading
2nd Ortho appointment rescheduled
Today I received a phone call from the ortho-office if it is possible to move my Ortho-appointment, scheduled on 10th of May, 2 weeks earlier. This means my 2nd Ortho appointment…Keep reading
Unexpectedly invited at periodontist today!
Unexpectedly invited at periodontist today! Last month I made an appointment (scheduled 27th of January 2022) with a periodontist and orthodontist practice. Today I received a phone call if I can…Keep reading
Visited my endodontologist
Last Thursday I visited my endodontologist. It looks like everything is fine with the root of my tooth number 21. The root canal treatment they did (almost 2 years ago) fixed…Keep reading
I’m back from the dentist!
I’m back from the dentist! This was my 3rd opinion and I have the feeling it was a good visit. The dentist explained me about my dental health and how I…Keep reading
In one day I’ll have my visit at a new dentist
Next Tuesday 9th of November I’ll have a visit at a new dentist. (As you noticed from my previous posts). They called me last Friday to remember me about the appointment…Keep reading
New appointment with periodontist and orthodontist
Last 2 weeks were very busy weeks at work. So I was not able to even think about my teeth 🙂 But today I started thinking about the appointment with an…Keep reading
I received my first “like” 🙂
I received my first “like” 🙂 Last week someone visited my blog and gave it a “like”. That means at least one person is interested in what I’m posting 😉 I…Keep reading
Reading and learning about braces and implants
For some reason I can’t let go the idea to get started with this adventure. Still can’t believe I’m doing this. Trying to understand the impact and idea of getting braces…Keep reading
Yesterday I tried to contact two more orthodontists that are “acceptable” close to the place I live. The first one told me immediately that they don’t accept new patients. The typical…Keep reading
New general dentist?
As you might have noticed on my About Me page, I have made an appointment with another more specialized dentist to get a second opinion. This practice is specialized in general…Keep reading