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I Have Bad Teeth

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    Onechoice Onechoice 31-35, M Nov 9, 2014

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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'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 don't want to keep going to the dentist to get a root canal and filling after filling that's not going to make my teeth look any better. I want...
    Lipsofred Lipsofred 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 14, 2014

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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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    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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    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 I want to explain my experience thus far and hopefully help others who are going through the same thing I had my first dentist appointment and it was VERY nerve wracking...
    Dwoodsum84 Dwoodsum84 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 17, 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 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 22-25, M 6 Responses Sep 21, 2010

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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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    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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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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    Im 14. When I was 11 I had braces put on,

    simple expect for one of the tooth's next to my two fronts is deformed and small amd jagged, as if its coming through but never does. i loved my teeth then i fell into this hatred for them. on the other side i lost the other competly next to my front teeth due to genetics...
    avabelle24 avabelle24 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2014

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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 3 Responses Mar 8, 2013

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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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    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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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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    I'm 21 years old and i have a lot of cavities.

    I never really noticed everything about my teeth since the front ones are ok looking. They're not the whitest teeth but they don't look bad. My dentist told me i had a lot of cavities and i got 3 of them filled out but after i kinda just forgot about it. That was about 2 years...
    honestguy2919 honestguy2919 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 16, 2014

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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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    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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    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 getting worse! i feel really embarrassed when i laugh and im such a happy person always smilling !i been having a denture since then...
    lety85 lety85 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 18, 2014

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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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    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 mouth and 2 lower molars consecutively next to each other on the lower right side of my mouth. The only missing tooth visible due to smiling is the...
    justanotherobstacle justanotherobstacle 26-30, M Dec 17, 2012

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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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    LonelyRollingStar LonelyRollingStar 18-21, F Jan 1

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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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    Whenever I smile I don't show my teeth.

    I don't have any cavities or rotten teeth. However my top front teeth are yellowed due to years of smoking. I no longer smoke. This has effected my confidence greatly. My dentist wants to charge me over 5 thousand to put crowns on my front 7 teeth. I have worked the same job for...
    BtotheR BtotheR 36-40, M Aug 16, 2014

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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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    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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    iv0ryr0s3 iv0ryr0s3 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2014

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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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    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 mouthwash, but can it be linked gentically? Some people in my family are already wearing dentures since in their 30's. I just got a molar...
    kiizz kiizz 26-30, F 127 Responses May 19, 2009

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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.
    MTBlake33 MTBlake33 22-25, M Apr 17

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    My teeth are really just messed up like one of

    my front tooth is chipped and I got gaps between my teeth just the top row of my teeth just have gaps and my teeth are kinda cricked
    LoneLone LoneLone 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 15, 2014

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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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    i throwed up Now I Regret.( yellow Teeth)

    first i starded to throw up and was really happy with it..i was thin and good looking...but after that  my teeth turned yellow... now i cant throuw up because my teeth are not good... and can dont damage them anymore... the funny thing is that the eating habits staying almost...
    lolalingling lolalingling 22-25 Oct 19, 2012

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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, strong and healthy, the only problem I had with them was I lost my last one when I was about 9...So they came and went relatively fast...
    TamTam93 TamTam93 18-21 1 Response Oct 20, 2012

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    needtoeat needtoeat 51-55, M Mar 9

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    iv0ryr0s3 iv0ryr0s3 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2014

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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...
    DrumheadTrial DrumheadTrial 18-21, M Feb 10

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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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    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