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by the man-in-plastic – j. kiely jr., photographer, pilot, diver and sometimes nerd

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Things Happy To Lose.

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Approximately 14 hours from now I have the pleasure of being sedated in a doctor’s office to have my “braces” removed.
This is a great thing.
I probably should have been ‘blogging more about my recent run-in with the American medical system as his ‘blog of my is titled “maninplastic” for that very reason. In the Fall of 2007 I fell and spent 12 weeks wrapped in a plastic shell brace. Therein came the name.

Anyway on January 8, 2010 I had surgery and had these braces affixed to my upper and lower teeth. All of them. These suckers are definitely attached to my teeth and removal includes a trip to la-la land under the careful eye of some well-trained medical professionals.

Although this is slightly a cross-post with my Facebook page, I’ll add this x-ray image of my mouth to liven the page up.

See you without a metal mouth real soon!

peace,
-j.

x-ray image of my jaw

x-ray image of my jaw with the braces

Written by j.

February 21st, 2010 at 11:39 pm

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