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Is anyone in their 20s with braces?

So I'm 21 and I'm FINALLY getting health insurance. I didn't have braces when I was younger, but I'm thinking it could be a possibility now...

I'm just a little nervous about being 21 and having tinsel teeth, LOL!

 
metalhealthmama

Asked by metalhealthmama at 1:48 AM on Apr. 24, 2009 in Beauty & Style

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  • my friend is 23 and has braces, there are actually a lot of men out there who think that braces are attractive =) my SO likes girls with braces (not teenagers though!! or id be worried)
    Breezy1988

    Answer by Breezy1988 at 1:50 AM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • I am in my thirties and I plan to get braces this year! I've been seeing lots of "older" people with braces these days.
    actress

    Answer by actress at 1:51 AM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • Haha. I had braces when I was younger, but failed to wear my retainers and ended up with a big gap inbetween my teeth. I sucked it up and got braces. I wanted to get those clear ones, but they are soooo spendy so I got the cheaper metal. I was a little self concious about them, but now I have beautiful teeth so it was all worth it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:52 AM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • My hubby just told me I look like I'm 16 anyway. LOL. I don't know if I should be flattered or freaked out! LOL.
    metalhealthmama

    Answer by metalhealthmama at 1:54 AM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • one of my friends is 22 and she just got braces!! i had mine when i was 14..i dont think you should feel embarrased..at least your wanting to do something about your teeth..lotsa ppl should..but dont..lol
    alexis_06

    Answer by alexis_06 at 3:07 AM on Apr. 24, 2009

  • You can get clear brackets (way less noticable than all metal but not as expensive as invisalign!) I had them and loved them. You couldn't even see my braces in pictures and in person it looked more like a retainer than braces. They're nice too bc the plastic doesn't cut your lips up like metal brackets do. When I had them it was $50 extra per a tooth but my insurance company covered it. Go ahead and spend the extra its totally worth it! GL!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:13 AM on Apr. 25, 2009

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