Blog Posts - Ligatures

Baker Street Fonts from Kimmy Design

Kimmy Design’s Baker Street fonts, a type collection of 4 styles plus flourishes and swashes inspired by old English signage lettering. The Baker Street fonts have been designed after Kimmy Kirkwood’s recent trip to London. Some old Engli...
by WE AND THE COLOR on Jul 16, 2015

2 Years & 4 Months & Removal Date Set

I started this journey in pink and purple ligatures and I'm ending it with them too. (remember, all pictures can be enlarged by clicking on them)It has been a l.o.n.g 2 years and 4 months but also, in a way, when I think back, it's also gone fast. &n...
by To Braces and Beyond on Aug 10, 2013

Adjustment Nightmare From Hell

Yesterday I went to my 3rd adjustment not knowing what to expect.  I thought that only the o-rings were going to be replaced.  To my unprepared horror, they were changing the archwire as well...I hadn't taken any pain meds so I instantly br...
by To Braces and Beyond on Aug 24, 2011

19 weeks...and How Many More To Go???

Too many!  It's one of those days for me, I'm sick, sick, sick of wearing braces!  Today they're kinda tender and itchy and annoying and I long for the time when I wasn't so 'aware' of my teeth.My lowers are still lagging behind t...
by To Braces and Beyond on Aug 17, 2011

♫ ♪ It Feels Like the First Time ♪ ♫

Well, I'm 14 weeks in now and at this very moment I'm hating how these metal demons are impacting my life.  Don't get me wrong, I'm totally digging the progress, everyday I see movement that wasn't there the day before and my teeth are getting s...
by To Braces and Beyond on Jul 13, 2011

12 Weeks and Seems Like An Eternity

So here I am at the 12 week mark, actually approaching 3 months!  Doesn't sound so bad, does it?  Well, I'm thoroughly sick of them today.  I'm craving foods I cannot eat.  I actually miss eating normal food like a normal person.&...
by To Braces and Beyond on Jun 29, 2011

7 Weeks and Loving What I'm Seeing!!!

I'm slowly recovering from my first adjustment, although it was pretty painful, it pales in comparison to what I felt when I first got these metal demons placed on my teeth.  And now, a little over 7 weeks in, I'm thrilled with the progress that...
by To Braces and Beyond on May 29, 2011

My Very First Adjustment

Today I went in for my first adjustment.  I really didn't know what to expect at all, I knew they would change the ligatures (the little rubber o-rings that hold the archwire to the brackets) but I wasn't sure if they would change the archwire.&...
by To Braces and Beyond on May 26, 2011

How to create a ligature

Wonderful work by David Schwen (who’s quite THE graphic designer anyway. Sheesh.)...
by I love graphics on May 5, 2011

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