How close were you to the estimated length of wearing braces

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reba678
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#16 Post by reba678 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:46 am

He told me 24-30 months and they were on for 2 years, 1 month, and a week, so pretty close :)

HeyTeach
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#17 Post by HeyTeach » Thu Oct 16, 2008 12:02 pm

12 months estimated

14 1/2 reality

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KARESS
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#18 Post by KARESS » Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:13 pm

He said 2.5 Years
Its only 1 year 11 Months.
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#19 Post by Julie08 » Thu Oct 16, 2008 4:50 pm

Estimated 24 months.

So far, 26 months and anticipating 2 more mos.
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#20 Post by Peterlb » Fri Oct 17, 2008 4:03 pm

Estimated: 18 months
Actual: 16 months

Just got them off yesterday !!!! :D

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#21 Post by chrisk » Tue Oct 21, 2008 5:10 am

Estimated: 18 months (9 months before surgery and 9 months after)

Actual: nearly 32 months ( 2 years 2 months before surgery and 5 1/2 months after)

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#22 Post by platinum » Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:47 am

Estimated 20 months
Actuall 20 months and three weeks

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