Tag Archives: Orthodontist

End of Orthodontic Treatment

Wednesday Today was the day… I finished my orthodontic treatment. There is sure to be the odd appointment but it is pretty much over. Even the dentist gave me a fist pump at the end of it! Today, on an … Continue reading

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Pulling Strings

Thursday Today was the day… The dentist who is taking care of the crown for my  implant pulled some strings! I got an email from him early this morning after I’d written to say my impressions at the orthodontist would … Continue reading

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In the Orthodontic ‘Stadium’

Tuesday Today was the day… I had one of my final orthodontic visits. I am in the orthodontic ‘stadium’, meaning, I am nearly at the finish line. As I have peered at my teeth while flossing and putting on the … Continue reading

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Orthodontist Visit

Monday Today was the day… I visited the orthodontist. It’s now August. Next appointment is mid September. Is it possible that I may have only 4 more orthodontic appointments? I’m too scared to imagine that to be the case but … Continue reading

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8 Seconds

There’s one way to ruin the enjoyment of a mince-pie. Overheat it and then take a mouthful! Rapid puffing to try cool down fruit bubbling holes in your tongue takes time.  Mike has found the sweet spot when it comes … Continue reading

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What Medical Aid Paid

For the last 9 days I have been trying to get Medical Aid to pay some of my initial braces payment of R10 500. It was an additional R3600 for the ceramic brackets which make them a whole lot less … Continue reading

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Sleeping at the Orthodontist

Today I logged onto my fitness app which connects to my fitness colour band.  Once of the things it monitors is sleep and it keeps a record. I am blessed with good sleep. As I checked out my sleeping for … Continue reading

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Off to the Surgeon

Today’s goal was to work and also to see the orthognathic surgeon. He has done 9000 jaw operations, so is quite the expert. He was completely honest and concise about what to expect. I asked him what would happen if … Continue reading

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Another Building Meeting

Today we met at Echo with the builder and the engineer….the brave minds behind the build sat around the table and discussed how we are going to do this… We are motivated and have a builder who is too. The … Continue reading

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The Dentist is Done

The main event today was the dentist. I planned this day carefully. I was up at just after 5am and after my Bible reading (of which I did the Old Testament last night), I got stuck into work at not … Continue reading

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Orthodontic Journey – I Need Braces

Good grief.  Nothing is as easy as it looks and it always takes longer. That’s the takeaway from today’s trip to the orthodontist. This is going to be a long drawn out journey with loads of visits down the M3 … Continue reading

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The Orthodontist

Today I missed gym and by the time I should have been walking in through those doors, I was sitting in traffic  just off the M3 winding my way towards Claremont. I got there about 15 minutes ahead of my … Continue reading

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