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Braces are used to straighten teeth, and improve bite, appearance, and overall dental health. Several versions include metal, lingual, invisible, or ceramic. LEARN MORE ›

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Dental Bimaxillary Protrusion Clear Braces - 27 Years

I started my braces on may 2014 , my upper teeth have a dental protrusion , they are inclined outwards . my lips also don't seal on rest. my ortho told me i will have from 18-24 months treatment . we started first to align my teeth , with no extractions till now . he begin with a very thin wire... READ MORE

36 Year Old Male, Sucked Thumb Forever. Results Severe Overbite, Crowding Teeth and Overlapping. - Richmond, VA

Motivation was to get teeth fixed to increase self esteem and to smile more. Eliminating the fear of being judged or thinking everyone is looking at my teeth when I speak. I had numerous challenges with getting braces because so many insurance agencies did not cover adult orthodontics. They... READ MORE

31 Yrs Old- Ortho Journey to Straight Teeth - Airdrie, AB

It took 30 years but I finally found the right dentist. Dr. Hubert Ng was the first one to tell me I have nice big great looking teeth that just needed to be aligned, he was also the first that didn't want to pull out my fangs for braces. I went with DaVinci metal braces and completed and ortho... READ MORE

Braces at 29 Years Old. Southampton, GB

I have always hated my teeth, after years of wanting to get it done I now am! I used a clinic in southampton uk, I have gone for a more discreet ceramic bracket, slightly more expensive but has smoother edges to help prevent sores, my check ups are every ten weeks with this brace, can pop back... READ MORE

Requested Retraction - Received Abnormal Painful Bimaxillary Protrusion Dr. David Alpan - Los Angeles, CA

I originally had perfect teeth from orthodontic treatment in college. I had 4 pre-molars extracted and he worked magic to get them to look awesome. I LOVED my smile. It was a huge asset as I modeled & performed in additional to my daytime profession. I had finished graduate school recently... READ MORE

Traditional Braces , 53 Yrs Old.

It was a great experience. I was suppose to have them on for 18 months and had them off in 15 months. I was committed to 18 months mentally so when he told me he was going to take them off early I just about died. They have been off over two months now and I love my teeth!!! I had an overbite... READ MORE

Dr.Partovi is the Best!!!!!!!!!! Westwood, CA

When I first came in to see Dr. Partovi I thought to myself it was going to cost an arm and a leg. Once I came in the staff was very friendly made me feel at home and I felt super comfortable. They explained to me exactly what was going to happen through out the exam ( did i mention it was... READ MORE

Crystal Braces is Legit- So Far! - Dallas, TX

I've always had gaps, but they only recently bothered me. Invisalign is simply not an option at $5,500 up front. Crystal Braces sounded perfect for me, especially after their staff answered all my questions and consulting pictures over e-mail. The program is affordable and can be paid monthly... READ MORE

26 Y/O Starting a Journey of Braces - France, FR

I am in France (GRENOBLE) and I never braces in my life and so when I came to France to study I saw a classmate who had braces and he told me his story and that's when I started to see that my teeth weren't in their right shape. I actually crooked and an open bite due to a tongue thrust. I also... READ MORE

19 Years Old Had Braces Since I Was 15. United Kingdom, GB

I'm getting my braces off in 2 weeks, Iv had them over 3 years just to correct two teeth that looked like thangs :') as they use to stick out. The dentist said that they can't straighten up anymore due to the shape of my tooth. It's only a bit but that annoys me more knowing they can't correct... READ MORE

One of the Best Decisions I've Made for Me-straight Teeth. Dallas, GA

It's been a process. A painful process but so worth it. I love Justice Orthodontics and the team. The outcome is going to be amazing. I have never had a bad experience there. Dr. J explains everything to me and answers all of my questions. My adjustments are always quick and painless...I just... READ MORE

Braces on Lower Teeth Only at Age 46. Fixing Myself Up for 2015! - Seattle, WA

This reviewer is affiliated with RealSelf. The views expressed here are their own and do not reflect the views of RealSelf, Inc.When I was younger (age 9 through 14) I had tons of orthodontia in my overcrowded mouth. Headgear, something on the lower teeth called a "lip bumper", one molar removed... READ MORE

Hurts, but Worth It! - Willimantic, CT

I had crooked teeth my while life.'mostly the gap between my top from teeth bothered me. Treatment was about 1 1/2 years with bi-weekly to monthly visits. Happy with results; teeth were perfect. I didn't eat my retainer so my teeth have moved some & I want to go back for re-treatment. I had wire... READ MORE

Braces for Overbite - Bellevue, WA

Just started. I was satisfied with my smile but took the plunge for prevention of wear n tear that i was doing due to overbite and grinding. Fingers crossed. I hope it goes well. After 3 weeks i feel im clenching even more at night and will break my teeth . Im getting a headache now. Has... READ MORE

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

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