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Old 05-07-2008, 12:37 PM   #3
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Location: West Central Ohio
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anitak1982 HB User
Re: Can't afford braces :(

Originally Posted by Rosie the 3rd View Post
Not everyone can get braces done on the NHS. Even children now have to have a severe problem with their teeth before the NHS will pay. Lots of parents now have to pay hundreds to have their kids wear braces. So I don't think that is an option really.
My daughter had this very surgery and the only way she was able to get it was braces first. The results after braces and surgery was wonderful. Have you sought a orthodontist to see if they would be willing to help you. Are your parents unable to help? Sometimes orthodontists can help you set up a payment plan. It is worth it to try. This is an investment in the quality of your life.
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