Orthodontist: Bella, your teeth are perfect!
Ortho: We can take these braces off in three months.
Bella: [whips head to stare at Ortho, incredulous] SHUT UP!!!
Ortho: Uh....Excuse me?
Bella: Are you for real? How can that be even possible? Seriously??
Ortho: Well, we'll see how it goes.
So, that means that by this fall, my mouth will actually be metal-free. I am in shock that it could happen that fast - I was expecting it would be another year for sure.
In honour of this momentous news, I celebrated by getting crazy fuchsia and teal wire ties. Observe:
And I must say: flossing your teeth without surgical hooks for the first time in 3 1/2 months = sheer heaven.