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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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27 Years Young. Natick, MA

I am 2 months in and seeing progress I am in pain but every time I go back to get adjustment it hurts less. I am already so happy I went through with it. My teeth are already noticeably straighter and less obvious. The clear braces do stain so be aware of what you are eating or drinking . I... READ MORE

Braces for a Second Time - Clovis, CA

I just got my braces off after 11.5 months of treatment. Well worth it to correct a misaligned bite and crooked teeth. I had braces 10 years ago and failed to wear my retainers consistently. Take it from me that it is so important to wear retainers. I wore clear braces and visited the... READ MORE

24 Year Old Professional, Finally Sorting Crooked Teeth - Auckland, NZ

I have finally got around to booking myself in to get braces. This is something I should have done as a child but my parents could not afford it. After numerous consultations with different dentists, orthodontists etc I have chosen a dentist practising orthodontists. I get my braces on in 11... READ MORE

Ready, Set.. Braces!! Richmond, TX

So I have been contemplating on getting braces for about six years now. I have always had a pretty smile (upper teeth) but over the last 10 years I have some issues with my teeth. I began the necessary work done to get my teeth back in good health & was approved for Ceramic Braces. I went my... READ MORE

25 Year Old Gets Fast Braces for Confidence in Life. Sicklerville, NJ

I've had on my first four top brackets for three weeks now and I want to know if the difference can be seen yet? The two teeth beside my two front teeth are my biggest problem. Aside from my bottom which I never look at. I'm getting my full mouth braces on wed I'll post pics then. Wish me luck... READ MORE

39 Year Old. I've Had Braces for 7 Months Now. Get Them off April 2016 - Lynchburg, VA

I'm paying for my braces. My insurance covered $1,000. I gave them $1,000 when I got my braces on. I'm feeling that I don't trust my orthodontist!!! It's a long story. But the braces are on now. I'm making my payment of $150 every month so I'm stuck with her. Now I wish I'd went else were!! My... READ MORE

21 Yrs Old, Fianlly Getting Braces for my Crowded Teeth! - Helena, MT

I've wanted/needed braces for 5 years now. I have crowded teeth which causes me to get a lot of cavities despite good oral hygiene. I want these so my teeth feel clean and so i don't feel self conscious and i can finally smile in pictures. I chose to get traditional metal braces versus ceramic... READ MORE

30y/o Wanted to Have a Braces. Philippines, PH

I was very with my upper and lower teeth it so messed up and really ugly.. Its really ruined my confidence .. I have a guestions do i need tooth extraction on upper teeth or expnder? And i got one missing tooth on my lower teeth it is still possible to fix by braces ? Thanks in advance for your... READ MORE

Braces at 29. Mission Viejo, CA

I have wanted Braces for awhile. Not bc I had crooked teeth really they were quite straight. But to widen my smile. They are a total pain in the ass. There is pain, uncomfortability, color change on bands, sores, cuts, food gets stuck.. BUT it has all been worth it as I see my smile getting more... READ MORE

30yo Finally Getting Braces - Dallas, TX

I am finally getting braces after putting it off for so long. I just had a consultation and had my teeth xrayed and scanned yesterday. I put $1000 down and will be doing monthly payments for 20 months for about $199 a month. I need to have 4 wisdom teeth and 2 upper crowns pulled out due to... READ MORE

35 Years Old; Very Crooked Teeth and Just Had Clarity Braces Put On - Knoxville, TN

I refused to wear my retainer as a kid and as I got older, I disliked my teeth but really didn't care enough to get braces. In past few years, I've has so much work done on my overcrowded teeth (surgical extractions, root canals, fillings, etc), that I decided that braces would probably be worth... READ MORE

Pregnancy Messed Up my Teeth. Slidell, LA

Had pretty much straight top teeth my whole life. When I got pregnant my wisdom teeth finally came in at 25 years old and it messed up my top teeth. After pain for my stepdaughter's braces I decided to get ceramic braces on my top teeth and metal on my bottom teeth. Very happy with the results... READ MORE

21 Years Old, Three Years in Braces, Are my Teeth Uneven or is It Just Me? - Augusta, GA

I believe that my orthodontist is faking crazy so that he can postpone me getting my braces off so that he can be paid before they are perfect..(i owe him 275..they will be paid off then) everything looks good to me except my right lower incisor..i feel like it should be further back..on my last... READ MORE

19 Years Old High Canine Tooth and Crowding - Australia, AU

So I've had my braces for 2 months almost and can deffenetly say I don't regret it minor discomfort other then the first week of having them put on which still wasn't as bad researching before getting them was a bad idea since I have anxiety I spent weeks stressing about getting them and... READ MORE

Incognito Lingual Braces- Front Teeth Straightening for my Wedding! - United Kingdom, GB

Yes it may be vein but having straight teeth for my wedding has always been something that's been important to me however, after having regular front fixed braces when I was 15, I really didn't want to go through those again- after all, I'm now 29 and with a career as a wedding planner, I didn't... READ MORE

Beautiful Smile Unhappy with Crystal Braces Company - Texas

When I first started my treatment I was so happy with the results then when I was supposed to get my forth tray a few months ago and haven't got them or heard anything from Crystal Braces so I contacted them first they told me their lab was flooded do to all the rain. I'm like OK if that's the... READ MORE

Had Bent Teeth from the Age of 9. Glad I Chose Braces - Mayfair, GB

I am very pleased with my results. For some reason my teeth were bent due to extra teeth and therefore it was too crowded for other teeth to grow. I consulted an orthodontics in London and I have several of my molars removed. My dentist in London used injections to numb the pain - this was the... READ MORE

Overcrowding! - Liverpool, GB

I have always had crowded teeth, however it has never really bothered me too much. However I had started to notice my teeth looking more crowded, and the front two teeth crossing over very slightly. I had considered getting a retainer made just so they didn't move anymore, but just decided to go... READ MORE

Waste of Money - Angola, IN

I had braces for 5 years, wore my retainers and my wisdom teeth came in and pushed them together. Now my teeth are just as crooked as before my braces. All my teeth that had the metal bands rotted out and what teeth I have remaining have spots where the bracket s were. Now I'm 34 and get... READ MORE

Bad Authodontic Work. Coffs Harbour, AU

I feel absolutely failed by my authodontis. I had horrible teeth a horrible bite but i cant gelp my authodontis did a horrible job himself. I am left with an overbite. A narrow jaw and a gummy smile. My teeth only fit togeather if i have a large overbite becsuse i felt as though he pulled my... READ MORE

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