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I Have Bad Teeth

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    ZER0RPHEUS ZER0RPHEUS 18-21, F Jan 1

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    I hate my teeth. It's my fault.

    I lost my baby teeth later than most and I was always scared to pull them out so several teeth stayed long enough to cause crookedness to their replacement. I also like didn't brush my teeth consistently between like 6-9 grade. I know. Disgusting. I do now but I worry it's too...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 15

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    From no teeth to fixed teeth in 3 days.

    . Swiss technology requires no cut for placement of dental implants; no artifical bone grafting no sinus lifts and multiple surgeries The entire surgery for all teeth takes approximately 90 minutes under anesthesia and is pain free. This technology is possible even in...
    rohanvirani rohanvirani 31-35, M Aug 3

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    The Reason

    This is the huge part of the reason for my Social Anxiety. And I'm very sensitive about it. My birth-father use to make fun of my bad teeth, for many many years, telling me how ugly I was and how no guy would ever want me. And throughout school, the kids would tease me and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    I have bad teeth, my age 13.

    For some odd reason I never took good care of my teeth even though I stress so much over it. I even have braces...This is how it started, the day after my hygiene has gotten thrown out the window it hurts to go to the dentist. It hurts to see the orthodontist. Its gotten to the...
    Imheretoo101 Imheretoo101 18-21, F Jul 10

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    AustinOsten AustinOsten 18-21, M Jun 18

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    Not bad just discolored from sucking on a

    pacifier and drinking chocolate milk out of a bottle for so long as a kid, a lill crooked too.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 17

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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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    Onechoice Onechoice 31-35, M Nov 9, 2014

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    My dentist said that the gap between my front

    teeth would go away once all my teeth have grown in completely. My teeth have all been grown in for about 4 years and I still have a gap. And a slight over bite. I'm already bullied for how I look and braces won't look good for me. But I need braces..
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    So Tired of the Pain.

    For as long as I can remember my teeth have always been weak and they develop cavities and fall off piece by piece. I now have almost all my teeth out and Im only 28. I have learnt to talk with my mouth closed and laughing requires great skill not to have my teeth seen, mind you...
    Mariaon Mariaon 26-30 3 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    Have Bad Teeth...Hoping To Get Dentures Soon

    I'm in the process of finally trying to get dentures. I am 29 and very scared but my horrific teeth have taken away my life. I don't leave the house and I am in a severe depression. I want my life back and I just want to feel happy again.
    Dwoodsum84 Dwoodsum84 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 8, 2013

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    On Jan 2 2015 a tooth

    that got partially damaged from a skateboarding accident 15 years ago became so weak it needed to come out. I was eating a twix bar when I felt something strange in my mouth. I touched the tooth that was damaged and after literally three very small taps it simply came out. I...
    DarkPhoenix1985 DarkPhoenix1985 26-30, M Jan 31

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    I Want to Meet the Tooth Fairy

    Hell is right here, in the dentist's chair. It seems it will never end.  Me, I have so many dental hell stories.   First it started when I was six years old and my two front teeth fell out.  All I wanted that Christmas was my two front teeth...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 6 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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    Having Bad Teeth, Severe Depression, And Trying To Get Through....

    Writing on here has been lethargic for me and sharing my story has made it easier to get through. "Bad" teeth is an understatement for me, and I am NOT exaggerating. I don't even open my mouth when I talk, and if I really have to then I use my hand to cover my mouth while Im...
    Dwoodsum84 Dwoodsum84 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2013

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    Wish I Had Bucks To Fix My Teeth

    well i have an open bite and when i think of it,i just breakdown and cry.im in the 11th grade and all my class mates have nice staight teeth.psssh 8o...i was born sucking my fingers,thats how i got an open bite.my mom says she cant have my teeth fixed because i chose to suck my...
    flickergirl flickergirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    I don't necessarily have bad teeth .

    I have a front Gap that I love . Maybe one day I'll get adult-braces or invisalign, but for right now I'm good. Straight teeth might take away my Southern Sexy.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F Aug 24, 2014

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    I have really bad teeth

    and I really need braces.
    Vswagger Vswagger 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    Hello people, I am 40 years old I have severe

    periodontal disease, I am not here for pity, its my fault I have this, poor hygiene in my younger years, smoking unfilterred cigrettes for 10 years, not going to the dentist, not flossing after meals, eating garbage refined foods like chips, cookies, cola, etc I was for most of...
    Wakeup56 Wakeup56 36-40, M Feb 25

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    I've always known that I don't have the

    greatest teeth just by looking at them in the mirror. But I've recently gone to the dentist for the first time in probably 10-11 years because my family just got insurance. So going to the dentist for the first time in years a couple of months ago, I was nervous but not as...
    Lipsofred Lipsofred 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23, 2014

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    I Don't Think Anyone Else's Is Worse

    Maybe my teeth aren't all that bad health-wise (though I haven't been to the dentist in five years, so I can't say for sure), but they have been very ugly ever since my first set of permanent teeth came in. I've looked online for pictures of bad teeth, and not even them look...
    CompNerd89 CompNerd89 26-30, M 6 Responses Sep 21, 2010

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    Bad Teeth Have Ruined My Life. I Cant Be The Person I Want To Be

    I too have bad teeth. When I was younger, my adult teeth didn't come into place so the dentist ended up pulling seven of my baby teeth to allow the adult teeth to come in to place. Already being in high school and having half your teeth ripped out was already bad enough. The...
    malik777 malik777 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    Gum Disease - A Wake Up Call...

    For years, I have avoided going to the dentist due to lack of dental insurance, fear, and bad past experiences. I thought brushing, flossing, whitening, and rinsing with mouth wash regularly was enough and thought that dentists were just out to take your money. I finally...
    PurpleDandelion PurpleDandelion 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 3, 2010

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    Hello everyone. I have horrible depression

    and one thing that fuels it is my bad teeth. I did't take the greatest care of them when I was a kid but I always go to my six month checks ups and have good dental hygiene. I only have 20 teeth. I have the front eight on top and bottom, and then a gap and one molar in each...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 4

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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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    It Makes Me Really Embarrassed to Smile....

     I know that part of it is my fault. My oral hygiene was never the best growing up. Didn't really care about myself, so I didn't take the time to take care of me. I had a fever when I was 3 or 4 & it damaged my teeth's ability to form enamel. I get cativites really...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    Terrible Teeth At 22..

    I could really write an entire book about my bad teeth, starting at my baby teeth.. but I will just begin with my adult teeth.. I had to start getting fillings on my permanent teeth as soon as they started growing in. At the time I was around 11 or 12 I think. Anyways, my...
    bnbrosebud bnbrosebud 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 8, 2012

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    My teeth aren't bad at all in terms of being

    straight. I had braces for two years and that fixed how crooked they were. They're really stained now from all the damage I've done to them by vomiting so much. I don't like smiling with my teeth. I always cover my mouth when I laugh. I'm so lucky I don't suffer from bad breath...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 10

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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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    My teeth are awful. When I was younger I never

    brushed my teeth as I hate Mint and now , even though I do brush my teeth , I am seeing the consequences of my malnourishment . I'm 15 and a good few of my teeth are chipped. I'm terrified of the dentist so I've always hidden it from my mother, today another tooth chipped and I...
    hannahleonard23 hannahleonard23 16-17, F Aug 24, 2014

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    Last night I was up in pain all night.

    Today I went to the dentist and found out I need a double root canal on Sunday. Yay
    xxalicerosexx xxalicerosexx 18-21, F Mar 6

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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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    Bad Teeth = Lack Of Confidence And Ultimately Happiness.

    My name is Michael. Now I'm 18 years old, and I'm an anime/manga, Touhou fan. Typical otaku-esque stuff. I'm also a digital artist, and I am an extremely lovesick person (lovesick in the sense that I'm looking for it, and feel depressed because I lack it.) I have virtually no...
    Grimmkyu Grimmkyu 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Now There Gone

    Growing up in the steel valleys of western Pennsylvania, you soon learned that teeth were an option not a requirement. At 17, my teeth had at least 2 fillings each, some with more. My dentist advised I have them removed and get dentures. From the pain I experienced and the...
    nomoreteeth nomoreteeth 66-70, M Feb 12, 2011

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    I have been smoking since I was 11,

    and smoking about 2 packs per day since middle school, and 3 packs since before HS graduation. Now I'm 22. I had braces for a few years from 8th - 10th grade to fix my crooked teeth which it did. But my teeth are clearly stained yellow and you can see where my braces were...
    html92 html92 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    So this is embarrassing to admit,

    but my teeth are in poor shape because I didn’t take care of them for years. I haven’t had dental insurance for 8 years and when I went back recently, I found out my gums have receded (or the enamel just wore away – not sure which) on 2 bottom teeth, I need to get 6...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 27

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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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    My Teeth Are To Bad To Bare

    I'm 20 nearly 21 and my teeth and extremely bad. i drink a lot fizzy drinks tho i now drink threw straws, i still smoke which don't help. it all started a few years ago when i cracked a tooth and from there things have gotten worse i've been in hospital with an abscess under one...
    poundsja poundsja 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    I Suffer From Anxiety And Depression And Hate My Teeth :(

    i am 17 years old (just) and have been suffering with anxiety for the past year and im currently taking antidepressance.i cry all the time because of how much i hate my teeth but the nhs wont pay for one as i have already had one! i had one in my first year of high school 11...
    hkoro1994 hkoro1994 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2011

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    So Afraid And Embarrassed

    I am 35 years old and have had bad teeth all of my life. Both of my parents and their parents had bad teeth as well. My mom has had false teeth since she was 12. So i am going to blame heredity for it. I always brushed my teeth, maybe not the best as a kid, but a lot of kids don...
    DaniYell DaniYell 31-35 4 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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    My Teeth Are Depressing Me!!

    Hello Everyone!!It is so nice to have found this group.I am now sitting here at my computer crying while trying to write this,I have had problems with my teeth my whole life,My mom and dad always made sure i went to the dentist and got whatever procedure they said I needed done...
    danalyn danalyn 36-40, F 24 Responses Apr 11, 2011

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    im only 15 and I have horrid teeth.

    I don't smile infront of my friends and I allways cover my mouth. I just got braces and everybody wants to see them, but im not confident showing anyone my teeth. they are extremely yellow and ive just lost all of my confedience because im worried someone will make fun of them...
    jordyn0987654321 jordyn0987654321 26-30, F Dec 3, 2014

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    I don't have bad teeth.

    I have a bad tooth. So bad, that i'm at the hospital at this very moment; my cheeck swelled up to the size of a baseball.:(
    spaciousmind spaciousmind 26-30, M Mar 9

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    Odd Circumstances

    well, Im a senior in highschool about a couple of months from graduating and im like public enemy number 1 at my school. It's amusing to me but it's only caused by one reason, my teeth. Now you might be wondering why would people including teachers(they constantly talk about me...
    makeveli93 makeveli93 16-17 1 Response Feb 20, 2011

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