Category Archives: 8. Tips & Tricks

Quick NYC Trip with a Minor Braces Emergency

Sometimes, it’s nice to get away from the non-hustle and bustle of London, Ontario and into the fun and exciting metropolis, New York City.  For those who follow my blog, you already know that I go to visit family, but … Continue reading

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My Hygiene Experiment

I’ve been switching up my hygiene sequence a bit to see just what is necessary and what I can cut out…to save time, really.  Cleaning my teeth went from under five minutes pre-Incognito Braces to nearly 10 minutes with Incognito … Continue reading

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Five Months with Incognito Braces

Wow, it’s already been five months since I got my braces on and I am thrilled with the results.  I no longer notice that hook in my lower right jaw, which is great!   In fact, now that my tongue … Continue reading

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Car Ride Favourite Foods with Braces

I just drove from London, Ontario to Brooklyn, New York. It took 10 hours because of delays at the border and construction along the way, but that really just meant that I had two extra hours to learn the words … Continue reading

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Must. Get. Wire. Fixed. Hygiene’s fixed, too!!

Have you ever had a sliver?  Maybe a small piece of fibreglass or wood so small that you could barely see it, but it made itself very well known that it was there?  That’s kind of what happened to me … Continue reading

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Tips for Your New Wire

I spent the weekend with my friends in Waterloo, Ontario, and we had an awesome barbecue.  I ate the pulled pork as I am staying away from bread after the two wire incidents with the bagel and ciabatta bun with my Incognito … Continue reading

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Three Months with Incognito Braces

I can’t believe that at this time three months ago, my colleague picked me up (as I had a broken foot and couldn’t drive) and took me to get my Incognito Braces. Three months ago, I was nervous and excited … Continue reading

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It’s a Wire-in-the-Tongue Kind of Day

My teeth have been moving. Fast. I honestly can’t remember if my teeth moved this quickly the first time I had braces, but people who know me well, really notice that my teeth look diferently. My mouth feels differently, too.  … Continue reading

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Chicago AAO 2011

I’m on day 19 with Incognito Hidden Braces, and I can’t believe I’m in Chicago right now! The last time I was here, it must have been the late ’80s/very early ’90s, and I don’t remember very much about the … Continue reading

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Wax Removal Tips

Tuesdays are tutoring days for me. I’m teaching a young girl how to read (well, we continue to work on that, and we’re working on creative writing, spelling, etc. now). She noticed right away that I sounded differently when I … Continue reading

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