I Have Headgear

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    Reverse Pull Headgear

    i was 12 when I got reverse pull headgear, I had a underbite at that time, and i had to wear it everyday for at least 13 - 15 hours. I did not comply and therefore had to wear it for a long time, sometimes even to school. i am currently 13, turning 14 on the 1st of august and Im...
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    1 Response Jul 10, 2013

    The Type I Have,

    i have high pull headgear what type do you have>?
    stitchfan001 stitchfan001
    2 Responses Nov 28, 2010


    When I was 13, I had a very severe overbite, and that meant I had to have headgear. It was wired to my teeth, and I couldnt take it off for school, and that meant I had to miss a lot of gym activities, and school sport trips. When I was 14, I had scoliosis, and I got a...
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    1 Response Mar 17, 2013

    Headgear Braces Wired In

    When I was 12 years old my dentist told me that i would need braces. I went to the ortho and they told me that i would need to get full braces right away. My mom asked if i could get them that day and the said yes. I didn't want braces but i was fine with it. When the guy was...
    joshharvey joshharvey
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2013

    Headgear 24/7

    I went to the ortho place 2 weeks ago to get my braces on. Once she put them on i rinsed and got my wire on. I asked, "can i could show my mom my new braces." She sternly said, " No, we still have to put in your headgear." I didnt even know i was getting...
    headgearlova headgearlova
    1 Response Aug 5, 2009


    I had to wear headgear since I was 13, for the next 3 years, and the headgear was high-pull, so it was very visible, along with the facebow. The headgear was wired to my braces, so I can't even take it off for school! I am an amputee and I lost my right leg to a motor accident. I...
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    1 Response Feb 25, 2013
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