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Whether metal, lingual, invisible, or ceramic, braces use a wire device fitted in the mouth to straighten teeth. They change the position of a person’s bite and work to improve overall dental health. LEARN MORE ›

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Almost 33 and Just Got Braces!

So I'll b 33 in 2 months & I'm finally able to take the steps I want towards a better looking & feeling me....starting with the thing I'm most self conscious about, my smile. I have an overbite with gaps in between both sides the two big front teeth! No dental insurance so I had to hope... READ MORE

Braces Finally - Austin, TX

Finally got my braces put on. After a month in a half of extractions and fillings. I've been wanting braces since I was a kid. It sucks I have to pay out of pocket until my insurance kicks in, but it's worth it. I'm really excited! I will keep y'all posted with my progression........................ READ MORE

31 Year Old, Female, Diastema, Large Gap - China, CN

So far I had a consultation they told me I need to get a Frenectomy done before I get the braces put in. I was reading online that having it done before my braces can cause scar tissue so I'm wondering if I should do it before or after. Also the dentist was saying i may need to pull teeth to... READ MORE

Getting InMan Aligner - Willimantic, CT

I had braces as an adult already. But I didn't eat my retainer and my front teeth have moved. Most noticeably my front bottom teeth. The Inman Aligner is like a retainer and Invisalign but only for the front teeth. It's a re-treatment for people who have had braces with some relapse. I'm excited... READ MORE

Fast Braces Question - , AR

About how long do you think it would take for my Fast braces to close my spaces? I got them November 5 2015 and I had the space at the top but the space below just opened up.I reall dont want to wear braces for a very long time. Also are dental assistant a suppose to put braces on patients? My... READ MORE

Slanted Smile

I've had braces for 3 years now, and it seems to me that the orthodontist can't fix my smile. Every appointment I go to, they give me the same look and reaction of "Man, her smile is still slanted." This worries me since it seems like it can never be fixed. Now, I found out that they're taking... READ MORE

28 with Severe Anxiety Disorder and Finally Got Braces for Severly Crowded Teeth.

I am writing this from my mobile, so this first update will be the highlights, I will come back with details in the update section. I have always been embarassed by my smile, now that I am an a financial position to fix it, I decided to finally fix my teeth. ( Due to my fear of anethesia and... READ MORE

Got Them On, but No Where Near Done ! - Worcester, UK

Okay, so I got my braces put on, on the 4th of July, although I'm only about two months into braces I LOVE my results ! there's so much more to do to them but so far so good, before I had them on I had to get two teeth removed due to crowding... But heck I'd do anything for strait teeth, here... READ MORE

Quick Straight Braces - Fixing my Smile :) - Australia, AU

30 year old female finally getting her smile fixed using Quick Straight Teeth brace system in Australia. I love smiling and my crooked snuggle tooth is my biggest insecurity. After years of saving I'm finally putting me first and getting my teeth Straighten. Thank you for sharing the journey... READ MORE

Ceramic Uppers Metal Lowers. #Bimaxillary Protrusion and crowding case - North Port, FL

After wanting to have braces all my life but never having the courage to, I finally decided to fix my smile at 40 years old! I have crowding in my teeth and have neither an overbite nor underbite or crossbite, but my upper and lower front teeth protrude in a bridge like position where they touch... READ MORE

24 Braces in Preparation for Jaw Surgery - Oklahoma City, OK

I never had braces growing up because my teeth were pretty straight but after a car accident I have to have them to position my teeth where they need to be before I have surgery. I found out I have tongue thrust but that is something I am working on. I hate them but I know long term my jaw will... READ MORE

31 Years Old, Working Professional, Lingual and Ceramic Braces to Close Excessive Spaces - Reston, VA

I've always wanted to treat the excessive spaces between my upper teeth. After visiting multiple orthodontist and dentist, I decided to get lingual braces (behind my teeth) on my upper teeth to close the upper spaces. On the bottom, to improve my bite, I decided to go with ceramic braces on... READ MORE

Low Paying Job Want Some Work Done - Burlington, NC

I want to find a dentist to get braces for crooked teeth and a nicer smile.. Looking to find recommendations for great prices for procedure. As well as a breast reduction............ As for breast reduction i will have my insurance pay for surgery but I don't know whether or not they get the... READ MORE

26 Yr old On a Journey For PERFECT TEETH - Carmel, IN

I've always had horrible teeth, but growing up my parents weren't really in a good financial position to buy the me braces. But now I'm grown with incredible insurance! will be starting my treatment this coming Thursday (6/16/16) Well if you count getting the spacers installed as the beginning.... READ MORE

Cant Wait. North Augusta, SC

I have always had crowding and even as a child would not smile, so now I am in a position to get braces for myself I've decided to get them. I am a 28 year old male and was never able to convince my mom to pay for them as she was afraid of dentist. My sister has always had pretty food teeth. I... READ MORE

Six Month Smiles - Harrisburg, PA

Let me just say, Dr. Patel and his team are amazing. I've been to tons of dentist in the Harrisburg area and no one comes close to Hershey dental care. I got 6 month smiles and so far my teeth have popped out dramatically. Still have some time to go for more improvement but so far loving it!... READ MORE

Third Time the Charm

So as I mentioned in My last review I had traditional braces as a kid, then a few years ago I got Invisalign but they stopped my treatment and now I'm back in traditional brackets. This time around as an adult I'm going to be more responsible. I'm not sure how long it will take because I need a... READ MORE

Plan to Get Braces, but Jaw Surgery? - Sydney, AU

I have always wanted to get braces to fix my teeth as some of them are crooked and I have an overbite. My parents couldn't afford them when I was young so now at 24, I have decided to get them on my own. I have been shopping around a few clinics in Sydney to get quotes and an understanding of my... READ MORE

Braces at 28 - Columbus, OH

Preface: in about 14 months I am getting married. I have always wanted to straighten my teeth, but couldn't afford to until I started my new job in November. I immediately spoke to my dentist about straightening, and she indicated I would need to have my wisdom teeth out before starting. Had the... READ MORE

Inman Alinger Braces - Boston, MA

Before getting my Inman Alingers I did lots of research, I also met with a orthodontist to get his opinion. He wasn't too similar with the appliance, but when I explain to him he told me it wouldn't be worth it. But I'm a pretty stubborn person and don't usually let down easy. So I decided to... READ MORE

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