MIA22 SARPE + Braces

I had SARPE, Surgical Assisted Rapis Palate Expansion.

Monday, March 26, 2007

March 26, 2007



This is my smile... I can't wait to see it in 6 weeks. Aside from the implant, I will have a veneer or bonding on my other lateral so they match and possibly on my two front teeth... I will have that million dollar smile soon enough :)

March 26, 2007


This is me today :) It is March 26th, and I have about 6 weeks left in braces... If you notice the tooth to the right of my big teeth, you can see a little dark spot. I just had an implant done last week and as soon as that little baby is healed I can get these braces off!!!

Thursday, November 16, 2006

November 11, 2006




This is Novemeber 16th! Exactly 9 months and 6 days after my SARPE surgery. Since Sarpe, they have finished straightening out my bottom teeth and my bite gets better every time. I'm having an implant in the next 3ish months :)... so close to being done!

It honestly feels like yesterday i was struggling with that enormous gap!

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

July 10th!









Ok so here is my update... my before surgery and braces and 4months post expansion!! I'm not a lot more confident about talking to people and i'm really likeing how the shape of my face is. I find out in August if I will need a second surgery... and I will also get the dreaded RPE out!!

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

June 7, 2006

This is a week after my last post! Look at the changes!! It's insane... I just wish it hadn't taken so long but it will be SOOOOO WORTH everyday I spent with that gap!

Friday, June 02, 2006

May 31, 2006



I took this two days after the one underneath... you can see a little bit of a difference. SLOWLY but surely i will get normal looking teeth! Big difference from my first pictures!!

May 29, 2006


This was 3 days after they put a new coil on top and a coil on my lower teeth to make room for the tooth that isn't turning right (lucky me)... so I feel great with 2 coils in my mouth.

Luckily, by June 29th I will be gap free with a tooth, lol!

May 18, 2006



This picture shows the full extension of the first coil they put on. You can see that they are making room for my fake tooth... that sounds so horrible, but yes, fake tooth, lol.

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Woooh Hooo... the space is slowly closing.. now, it almost looks like a natural gap that some people already have... If I wasn't missing a tooth I don't think it would be so bad... I have an appointment in 2wks on May 26th! He said about 3 wks after that I should be gap free... one can only hope!!

April 25, 2006

So this was the gap a few weeks ago. If you notice the spring next to my front tooth, it is making room for them to implant the tooth I am missing!

Thursday, April 13, 2006

April 13, 2006



this is today!! I go in for X-rays today to see if my bone is healed!