QOTD 7/1

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akpufa's picture
Joined: 01/31/08
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QOTD 7/1

Happy July!!

Did you have braces as a kid (or as an adult)?

nidia's picture
Joined: 06/08/07
Posts: 1812

Nope! I probably need some though.. my teeth seem to be shifting!

Momma Leah's picture
Joined: 05/13/12
Posts: 1047

I did as a teenager.

Joined: 03/07/05
Posts: 1595

Yeah, around 11 and 12 years old.

Heatherbella's picture
Joined: 02/14/05
Posts: 4169

No, I didn't. I probably should have though. My teeth are messed up. My teeth don't touch in the front and as I result I can't bite things properly...like pepperoni on pizza and such. SO annoying.

Clarkton's picture
Joined: 01/07/08
Posts: 1972

No and I wish I had for cosmetic reasons. I have a gap in front, I guess it's not terrible but I don't have pretty teeth. I thought of getting braces as an adult but it's never the priority for spending money on.

akpufa's picture
Joined: 01/31/08
Posts: 3078

I didn't - my teeth are still fairly straight, but the actual shape of my teeth is sort of bizarre. They're super flat among other things, but braces can't fix that Wink Maybe veneers someday...

sandraleigh's picture
Joined: 11/23/06
Posts: 2672

I had major orthodontics. An appliance for 2 years and braces for 3.5 years.

Then I missed them right up again by not wearing my retainer. Idiot.

elleon17's picture
Joined: 01/26/09
Posts: 1981

Yes, as a kid for 6+ years!

I had a HUGE overbite. I'm praying my kids don't get it.

As an adult my wisdom teeth came in and moved my very straight teeth, so I might need them again to fix this one tooth on the bottom

elleon17's picture
Joined: 01/26/09
Posts: 1981

"Clarkton" wrote:

No and I wish I had for cosmetic reasons. I have a gap in front, I guess it's not terrible but I don't have pretty teeth. I thought of getting braces as an adult but it's never the priority for spending money on.

I had the gap too and they removed a piece in my gums that apparently causes that.

MJDttc's picture
Joined: 08/12/12
Posts: 1117

Nope and I am surprised I never needed them before I lost my baby teeth I had a pretty large gap in the front teeth.My lowers are a tiny bit crowded but nothing that would require braces.

Joined: 10/12/04
Posts: 961

Jon and I both lucked out in this area. We thought that meant our kids would too. They had perfect baby teeth, super straight, no gaps, etc. but Tori's adult teeth are coming in pretty funky. :/

quonsetmom's picture
Joined: 10/10/12
Posts: 1559

No braces but a night guard for tmj and dislocated jaw.... May need it still but never got a new one after I left it in Europe oops

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