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
736
36%
30 to 39
594
29%
40 to 49
264
13%
50 to 59
116
6%
60 plus
24
1%
 
Total votes: 2040

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

#571 Post by Aneli »

I'm 24 and I just got my lowers in last week. I am so so happy to finally be on track to straight teeth! I confess that if I hadn't had the option of getting lingual braces, I would have just continued living with my teeth like this. /:

Pisces1305
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Re: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?

#572 Post by Pisces1305 »

I'm 31 and I've had my expanders (upper & lower) on for about 5 weeks. I'll be 32 when I actually get braces.

GypsyCruiser
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Joined: Tue Jul 09, 2013 1:45 pm

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#573 Post by GypsyCruiser »

I am 54 and will be getting my braces on Dec. 10th. I am nervous as heck!
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fudge911
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Re: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?

#574 Post by fudge911 »

Got mine at 19, and have had them on for almost 3 months now. Everything is going very well :)

KevalP
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Joined: Sat Nov 30, 2013 2:26 pm

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

#575 Post by KevalP »

Got my braces at age 13

ejs
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Joined: Thu Oct 31, 2013 6:25 pm
Location: Kansas City, USA

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#576 Post by ejs »

Due to the increasing crowding and shifting I've noticed over the last few years, I am a first time braces wearer at the age of 41. Cosmetically things really aren't *that* bad, but I want to stop the trend before it gets worse. I also have bite issues. In hindsight, I wish I had listened to my dentist years ago when he first started muttering about my malocclusion. If I'd gone to an orthodontist when he first recommended it I would be finished already.

EJS

Initial Consult in August - Class II Div II
Ceramic uppers placed 10/04/2013, lowers to follow ????
Sentenced to 24 months

SkizzyD
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Joined: Mon Dec 09, 2013 9:22 pm

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

#577 Post by SkizzyD »

32 here. Good to know I am not in the minority! lol

csosborne88
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Joined: Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:44 pm
Location: Australia

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

#578 Post by csosborne88 »

Round one - 15
Round two (this round) - 25
And determined to be a good student and wear my retainer for LIFE this time!!

pandaloverx
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#579 Post by pandaloverx »

17!

MelRoberg
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#580 Post by MelRoberg »

My first round in braces started almost a week ago at age 28!

I'm being a good student and doing exactly what the ortho tells me so I don't have to wear them much longer than expected.

LC*
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Joined: Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:48 pm
Location: Canada

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

#581 Post by LC* »

I'm 22, turning 23 in two months. I just got my braces in two weeks ago!

Fidget77
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Joined: Fri Jan 03, 2014 6:07 pm
Location: Ontario

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#582 Post by Fidget77 »

I'm 36 and will be getting my braces on Tuesday.

Dianatlol
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#583 Post by Dianatlol »

I was 37. It was supposed to help with my TMJD issue but only made it worse. I am now waiting to attempt it again... Sometime this year... Good Lord help me! LOL

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28monthjourney
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Location: Northern California

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

#584 Post by 28monthjourney »

19, getting braces this Wednesday.
I feel like my age mainly affected my treatment in that I am getting a palatal expander, which I might not be able to if I got this at a later age. When I was younger, my dentist assured me I would not need braces, and the slight crowding on my lower teeth would correct itself as I grew. Of course, he wasn't an orthodontist, and I'm still not entirely convinced he was an actual dentist because he was horrible at his job, but I still wish I had gotten them at an earlier age. It's nice to be on a forum with plenty of people of different ages who have braces!
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28 months in full upper and lower braces, open coil spring for additional alignment space for permanent teeth to erupt, elastics to align back bite, bite turbos, and palate expander.
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Enchanted
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Re: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?

#585 Post by Enchanted »

I'm 31 and going to get them on!

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