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I Have Bad Teeth

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    I Look Like A Chipmunk - I need to get my teeth sorted they are so ugly and I'm so lonely
    jojoug jojoug 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 1, 2010

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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...
    nomoreteeth nomoreteeth 66-70, M Feb 12, 2011

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    They're Brittle, Not Rotten... - For as long as I can remember, and I'm only 19, so in comparison to some, not long; I have had problems with my teeth. My baby teeth where fine...
    TamTam93 TamTam93 18-21 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 21, 2008

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    Smile No More. - I'm afraid of smiling. Not that I usually bare my teeth while smiling, but it might happen. No 21 year old's teeth are supposed to look like this. Not even a heavy...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9, 2013

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    I'm told I have nice teeth and a great smile but don't believe them.
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M Jan 11

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    Embarrassment? - I just wanted to ask the group if anyone feels like I do about going to my first dentist appointment to talk about getting these dentures and him seeing how...
    Dwoodsum84 Dwoodsum84 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 12, 2013

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    Smiling On Thr Inside - I typed in "bad teeth success stories" in Google and im so happy to have come across this page. Let me start off by saying nothing is more sad then trying...
    findingmyway19 findingmyway19 26-30, F 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...
    PurpleDandelion PurpleDandelion 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 3, 2010

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    Starting The Process, What It'S Like, And What I'Ve Been Through So Far - Hi Everyone! Sorry I didn't write immediatly after my appointments but everything happened really fast but...
    Dwoodsum84 Dwoodsum84 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 17, 2013

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    Lost A Tooth That Wasn'T Even Loose - I have periodontal disease, but mine isn't that bad. The depth on my back teeth have depths of 4 mm. I have been keeping my teeth cleaned...
    damesheryl damesheryl 46-50 1 Response May 30, 2013

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    Smiling On Thr Inside - I typed in "bad teeth success stories" in Google and im so happy to have come across this page. Let me start off by saying nothing is more sad then trying...
    findingmyway19 findingmyway19 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    Totally Depressed Over Teeth Situation - I have severe gum disease, and I am losing all of my teeth, mind you I am only 26 yrs. old, I've always brushed them and flossed and used...
    kiizz kiizz 26-30, F 120 Responses May 19, 2009

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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.  ...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 6 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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    A Funny Thing About Confidence... - I come from a long line of bad teeth. My parents have between them about half the teeth of one normal adult and decay in my mouth started early...
    AnattheDestroyer AnattheDestroyer 31-35, F Mar 3, 2013

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    I Had I Tooth Decay And I Don'T Know What To Do - My teeth is decaying and I don't know what to do ..can any body help me. tandarts capelle
    kuk90 kuk90 16-17, M Feb 10, 2013

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    I Give Up - Today was the 3rd time in 3 months to see a dentist. First was told about a root canal needed on the left side. Second was a new root canal needed on right side. Today...
    PlasticInsanity PlasticInsanity 22-25 1 Response Mar 15, 2013

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    Still Waiting...Still Hoping Things Are Going To Change. Insurance Problems And Staying Hopeful Becoming More Difficult.. - Hi, I was hoping to be able to start writing about the...
    Dwoodsum84 Dwoodsum84 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2013

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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...
    Dwoodsum84 Dwoodsum84 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 8, 2013

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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...
    malik777 malik777 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    Just So Tired. So Tired. - There has to be more to life than this. I've suffered now, at least for my ability to cope, for far too long. Year after year, I degrade. Month to month...
    Matchbookgirl Matchbookgirl 26-30, F 14 Responses Aug 11, 2013

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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...
    CompNerd89 CompNerd89 22-25, M 6 Responses Sep 21, 2010

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    19 And Have Very Bad Teeth How Do I Tell My Mum? - Hello guy's It's a new year and i want to be a new person for years i have been the boy in the back hiding because i don't want...
    jimmyjam19 jimmyjam19 18-21, M Feb 1, 2013

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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...
    bnbrosebud bnbrosebud 22-25, F 8 Responses Sep 8, 2012

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    A single mother of two with a strong head on my shoulders. Having a good job, loving kids and a great outlook on life is wonderful but being held back by one thing that can be...
    brightsmilez brightsmilez 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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    Me? I'm only 19 but sice I was a child, I 've been Lacking of confidence because of my teeth. I never smiled in pictures showing my teeth because my right lateral canine never...
    MaximaSand MaximaSand 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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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...
    poundsja poundsja 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 2, 2012

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    Canine Troubles. - I noticed something on my left canine tooth two years ago. A very bad cavity. I disregarded it and put it off. Now. I hate smiling. A lot of my canine is gone...
    JackTTM JackTTM 18-21, M Aug 10, 2013

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    14mm overjet my top row of teeth are pretty good despite that, except for one tooth that's just randomly back in my gum where my teeth should be, and my bottom teeth are just...
    rebeccalouise11 rebeccalouise11 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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...
    flickergirl flickergirl 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    Hello im a young mom of one child my son will be 2 very soon I have always had bad teeth growing up my parents never taught me to brush my teeth and to take care of them now im 22...
    peaches2116 peaches2116 22-25, F Jan 14

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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...
    DaniYell DaniYell 31-35 4 Responses Feb 7, 2011

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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...
    hkoro1994 hkoro1994 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 9, 2011

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    Insecure About My Teeth - I am 21 years old and I am very insecure about my teeth. My bottom row of teeth is fine but my top row of teeth is horrible. I have huge gaps in between...
    ledel ledel 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 31, 2013

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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...
    Dwoodsum84 Dwoodsum84 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2013

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    Don't Be Scared; It's Only Going To Get Worse - I have not been to a dentist in over 9 years, until today! I am missing teeth, 4 in total. 2 upper molars on the top left side of my...
    justanotherobstacle justanotherobstacle 26-30, M Dec 17, 2012

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    I'm becoming really depressed over my teeth. I've posted before about my teeth and my latest dentist visits but lately this whole thing is weighing on my mind, and confidence. I...
    Lipsofred Lipsofred 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14

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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...
    Lipsofred Lipsofred 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    My Life Story - well I know you want to hear about my bad teeth story but I'm going to start at when it all happened...to get my story off my chest. I was in Kindergarten when I...
    IAmMe99 IAmMe99 13-15, F Aug 28, 2013

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    hi i been havent problems with my teeth since i was a kid! when i was 15 years old my dad had the dentist remove all my upper teeth and i have no teeth since i was 15 and its only...
    lety85 lety85 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 18

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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...
    makeveli93 makeveli93 16-17 1 Response Feb 20, 2011

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    I Have Bad Teeth.My problem is protruding teeth. BUCKTOOTH TEETH!! and i hate them i hate for being myself.. and i think i shouldnt exist in this world. Since i was in primary...
    snowywish snowywish 13-15, F Jan 24

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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...
    Grimmkyu Grimmkyu 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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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...
    Mariaon Mariaon 26-30 3 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    Bad Teeth - My name is justin.i am a real handsome guy but onw problem unfortunately my teeth.ive been trying to get dental implants i think mine is from genetics.i think...but i...
    jman1988 jman1988 22-25 Dec 28, 2012

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    Not Sure Why... - my teeth have been slowly, but surely, falling apart and falling out for about ten years now. i think i might have gum disease... as many dentists and as much...
    justwhatever123 justwhatever123 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2011

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    I Can't Stop Getting Cavities! - I've had cavities ever since I was little. Admittedly, I only did the minimum - brush 2x a day which is what my parents taught me. I never flossed...
    ringading ringading 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2013

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    I'd do anything for perfect teeth. Mine are terrible and need to be hidden at all times.
    Cleanandclear Cleanandclear 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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