Orthodontics

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  1. mjcjac

    mjcjac Member

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    Hi,
    I had orthodontics on lower teeth placed 5 months ago, after DODMERB physical, to straighten out a 'snaggle tooth' :smile: and they are being removed next month. My orthodontist wanted to know if I want a fixed retainer placed in my mouth (behind my front teeth) or a removable mouth piece for sleeping. Are there any restrictions at the SA's concerning retainers placed in permanently? Anh help Mr. Mullen would be great. Thanks
     
  2. navy1314

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    i was also curious about this because i have a fixed retainer behind my lower front teeth and its been there since start of high school. Mine could probably be removed so it wouldnt cause too many problems
     
  3. RetNavyHM

    RetNavyHM USN (RET)

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    A removable retainer (used only at night) or a permanent retainer (behind the teeth) are not an issue.
     
  4. Just_A_Mom

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    Warning: :topic:

    RetNavyHM ! ! !
    Welcome back!!! :smile:
    :band:
     
  5. mjcjac

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    I am confused by justamoms response???
     
  6. Just_A_Mom

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    I just got a little off topic welcoming back an old friend.
     
  7. mjcjac

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    OK

    I forgive you:shake:
     
  8. RetNavyHM

    RetNavyHM USN (RET)

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    :topic:

    Not to hijack the thread, I've been away, and now am back!! :biggrin:
     
  9. MullenLE

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    mjcjac - "If" you have already taken your DoDMERB exam, pls cut and paste your posting to me, along with your full name and last 4 of your SSN. I will be able to provide you your exact status as our policiy in this area has recently changed.:thumb:
     
  10. RetNavyHM

    RetNavyHM USN (RET)

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    Larry, can you provide the changes for everyone???
     
  11. Mom1315

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    RetNavy! I have read through zillions of postings with your wisdom on them. I am so glad you are back! I am new to the forum this year and lots of my questions were answered by your previous postings! So nice to have you back!
     

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