Tuesday, March 4, 2008

TEETH


Waiting in the office.............. My teeth............. Getting the mould done


Count to 10 for it to set.. Brushing away the goop..... The spacers


Putting in the spacers.. All done until next week!


Yesterday I went to the dentist office. They took a mould of my teeth. I had to bite down. It didn't hurt. They put four blue things in my teeth. That didn't hurt. That's it.

Note from Lily's mom - Lily's upper jaw sits behind and inside her lower jaw. She is going to get a mouth expander which she will wear for around 22 months. It will involve an expander in her mouth that is connected to head gear that will go from her forehead down to her chin. We decided we would keep a picture journal of this so others who go through this know what will happen. Besides helping with making room for her teeth it might also help with sleep apnea. Individuals w/Ds have flat facial features that sometimes push on the airway behind the nasal cavity causing the airway to narrow. We actually went to an orthodontist.

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