Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?

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At What Age Did You Start Your Current Orthodontic Treatment?

18 to 21
306
15%
22 to 29
735
36%
30 to 39
594
29%
40 to 49
264
13%
50 to 59
116
6%
60 plus
24
1%
 
Total votes: 2039

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deeley
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Re: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?

#331 Post by deeley »

Today is day 1.
I am 37!
Big step
First post also....all new today hey :)

NICURN85
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Location: St. Louis, MO

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#332 Post by NICURN85 »

I am 26 and will start by braces treatment in about a month.

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TheDormouse
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#333 Post by TheDormouse »

I was 28 when I got my appliance at the bottom to fix my overbite, had it on for a year and a half, and I'm now 29 and got my actual braces on yesterday. 30 to 36 months sentence.

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#334 Post by therampagerado »

I'm getting upper and lower braces next month and I'm currently 23. :)

Joye30
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#335 Post by Joye30 »

I'm 30 and plan on getting mine on in 2 months.

BellaBraces
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#336 Post by BellaBraces »

I'm currently 43 and have just started with Six Month Smiles.

Previously I had a load of orthodontic work done between ages 14 and 17 or so. All was fine until my wisdom teeth arrived and pushed things out of place.

Acklay
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#337 Post by Acklay »

Age 20 for me.

My dentist had told me for years that I could use braces but I would be fine without them too, and I never wanted to go through all of that ordeal.

Recently, though, one of my teeth started really bothering me (it rubs against my tongue when I talk) and I asked my dentist what could be done about it. He referred me to an orthodontist and she found several other problems with my teeth, most significantly my overbite.

I wish I had got braces back when I was in my early teens, but I can see from the large number of adults on this site that I'm not too late.

BracedBeauty
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#338 Post by BracedBeauty »

At 35 years old and I wish I did this years ago but better late than never!

sjw87
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#339 Post by sjw87 »

25! Went in for a consultation and walked out with braces. So happy I did it!

ohdakotah
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#340 Post by ohdakotah »

Eighteen! Weee! :D

gres1061
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#341 Post by gres1061 »

Just took the plunge at the jolly ol' age if 62. Always wanted to fulfill a dream, mainly for my looks - a beautiful smile; however, my dentist said I really needed braces to improve my alignment, before he can perform any restoration work...so yay, I finally did it - braces went on Jan.31/12. Anything is possible!

bethanybroccoli
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Location: fort smith, Arkansas

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#342 Post by bethanybroccoli »

I got mine at 22 and probably going to be getting them again at 29. I wore my retainers religously every night and started getting protrusion and almost an open bite so I decided to quit wearing my retainers since they weren't helping. That was probably 6 years ago. Now I am unhappy with my overjet and some spacing so I am going to visit another ortho. and see about getting braces again and what we are going to do after to keep my teeth from moving again. I don't want to have braces 3 times in my lifetime! lol

purity3d
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Location: Peru

Re: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?

#343 Post by purity3d »

I got mine at 26 last year and I'm crossing my fingers... I don't want to go through this again.
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reallybusybeingdead
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Location: United Kingdom

Re: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?

#344 Post by reallybusybeingdead »

23 years old for me! I've had them for around about 6 months.

GillyWeed
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#345 Post by GillyWeed »

Just got them on @ age 23!
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