Saturday, July 16, 2011

adventures at the dentist ~ day 2

Day two at the dentist this week. Turns out ~ no impressions ~ just like last time. Stephanie did, however, get fitted with her second occlusal guard.

She has to wear this 24 hours a day for two weeks, then 12 hours a day. We've been down this road before.

She's a little frustrated because she has to learn to talk with it in all over again. She was a little sore after a couple of hours. There's a lot of extra spit right now (lovely, right?).

She is quite thankful that the period of wearing it 24 hours a day is happening in the summer, not during school. Whew! Good thing the dentist pulled that tooth instead of letting it take its own sweet time.

But all in all, she's a good sport!


1 comment:

Shane Jaroch said...

where can i have one made?

is it snugly fit into her top or bottom teeth, or does it come loose during sleep?

how much did it cost?

i have an occlusal plate for my top teeth, but this looks more comfortable, less invasive. mine reduces the mechanical wear on the teeth. looks like yours also reduces soreness in the jaw and facial/neck muscles.