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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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15-17 with Braces - Carmel, CA

I got my braces off, and quickly was displeased. One of my front teeth is slightly behind the rest, which I can overlook, however, my bite is seriously JACKED up. I can't bite down comfortably, or at all for a matter of fact because only my front 4 teeth touch. And the front 4 teeth that touched... READ MORE

For the love of braces- Las Vegas, NM

Bullying, love it or hate it but its everywhere. its at home, school, the library, even in the churches! you can run away from bullying if you want but the scars will last forever. here's the main reason I got braces I used to suck on my fingers and developed a huge over bite, my bottom was... READ MORE

Fast Braces Worked! Columbia, SC

I had a significant gap in front teeth due to an enlarged frenum, causing my two front upper teeth to be pushed to the sides and crooked. This has always been the case. As a child, braces were recommended, but my parents couldn't afford them, so I lived until now with the crooked tooth smile... READ MORE

Closing all these gaps, finally! - Madison, WI

I was born with alot of diastemas. Our family was big (5 kids) and poor. We barely went to the dentist. I expressed desire to get braces as a young teen but alas it was purely cosmetic so my parents didn't let me. Burn! So, I lived my youth and into adulthood hating my gaps when apparently... READ MORE

Crystal Braces- My Current Ongoing Experience with Crystal Braces- Dallas, Texas

After debating whether I should get Invisalign, I searched a cheaper alternative that would solve my crowding and spacing issues on my teeth. I initially came across smilecareclub which I applied for but for unknown reason they rejected me. Which made me discover Crystal Braces. I emailed... READ MORE

What is the Best Way to Fix my Edge-to-edge Bite (Type Iii Malocclusion / Underbite) and Reverse Smile Line? (Photo) - CA

Hi Everyone, 35 year old male here, never had braces. After tons of research, here we go: 1. I have an edge-to-edge bite which is wearing down my front teeth. 2. I have a reverse smile line as my top front teeth don't show much (I always force a smile). 3. My bottom canines stick out. 4. I have... READ MORE

Age 25 with Braces--I love my smile! - Boston, MA

My treatment lasted 8 months in total. I had a gap and a minor over bite that made me feel extremely insecure whenever I smiled. I mainly decided to go ahead with the treatment because I was tired of feeling insecure. I went with the clear ceramic braces which I loved because they were barely... READ MORE

23year Old Female - Ceramic Braces - Oceanside, CA

So far, I am actually surprised at how quickly my teeth are moving. Prior to receiving treatment, I didn't have a huge necessity for braces. I had some crowding and a small overbite. Nothing horribly noticeable. However, my fiance and I really want to get married to the best versions of... READ MORE

18 Years Old with a Bad Bite, Spacing And, a Few Crooked Teeth - Champaign, IL

I have always wanted braces from the time I seen a girl in school had them and as my want for them grew so did my need for them. I plan to go to dental school and become and orthodo that someday, so this experience is so awesome to me. I love my braces I got my top ones on 4/22/15 and I am... READ MORE

Fixing my Smile for my 50th Birthday. Singapore, SG

I looked into veneers when I lived in NY (but too scared of them dropping off at inopportune moments), then Invisalign (But I don't have the discipline to keep them in 22 hours a day for 18 months). Finally tried another Ortho who suggested I could fix what I was looking for in 2-3 months with... READ MORE

22 Year Old's Journey with Clarity Braces. - Redcliffe, AU

Hello, everyone :) Here is my journey (back) into the orthodontic treatment world. I got Invisalign as an early teen when it was still relatively new in Australia. However, despite my self control, I wasn't very compliant and ended up stopping the treatment halfway through. No more about... READ MORE

Ceramic Braces/ Crowded Teeth/ 23 Year Old Adult with Braces - Pembroke Pines, FL

I've always wanted braces as a child but my parents could not afford them. With the help of my boyfriend, I was able to get insurance in 2014 and begin my dental work. I was told that I would have to take care of my teeth first before putting on braces so I went to Dr. Socher in Pembroke Pines,... READ MORE

Actress & Model Needed Invisible Braces. Gold Coast, AU

I am an actress/model/presenter. As this is my Job I had spent years trying to make up my mind on how am I going to have braces and still work in these areas. I had received alot of different quotes and met alot of orthodontists and thought I could not get front braces as my work is on camera,... READ MORE

38 Years Old, Major TMJ Problems, Crooked Bottom Teeth - Petoskey, MI

I had braces for 3 years when i was in middle/high school. The results lasted for a while but then my bottom teeth started to relapse. Because my mouth is so tiny, I had three adult teeth removed prior to the braces. When I was 33 I was diagnosed with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, a hereditary... READ MORE

26 Year Old Ceramic Braces - Burnley

Had brace fitted today - it feels so weird! I have hated my teeth for a long while. I really wanted to keep a journey of this experience. I have had ceramic braces fitted to upper and lower teeth. My ortho said she hopes treatment will be completed in 12 months. i have a 9mm over bite so... READ MORE

Adult (mid 40's) Had Braces for 22 Months, Now Have Loose Teeth - West Palm Beach, FL

My teeth were not noticeably messed up. Everyone asked why I was even getting braces. My bottom teeth were the problem as they were "tipping" inward due to lack of space. I also had one on the bottom front that was getting crowded out. So I was told I would end up losing many teeth if I did... READ MORE

Much Needed Dental Work - Chadds Ford, PA

I have wanted braces all of my life, but I've never had an opportunity to save for them and my previous job didn't have adult coverage. Let me say my new job offered a great opportunity along with great benefits. I have Aetna and was thrilled to know they cover adult braces so I scheduled an... READ MORE

Terrible Teeth! Let's Fix Them - Done with Braces! - Finland, FI

It's been nearly one year into my orthodontic treatment and I have a lot tell, so I will be doing several updates in the next few days rather than telling everything in the same post. But let me begin with telling something about myself and my starting situation. I had been self-conscious about... READ MORE

27 Years Old Overbite and Overcrowding. Austin, TX

Ive always had a problem with my smile. Recently I've wanted a nose job and my ex boyfriend suggested to me to get braces. I was worried about cost and as a veteran currently going to school, I didn't think it was feasible. Luckily I heard about payment plans and looked up EZ fast braces here in... READ MORE

53 y.o. Braces on Lower Teeth. Struggling and Not Very Happy - Belgium

I always had healthy, strong teeth (only one cavity in 53 years...) and I took good care of them. They never looked particularly good, always a bit crooked and a shade of ivory close to C1/C2 (according to the chart I am checking). I had them cleaned and whitened at the dentist once a year and... READ MORE

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