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Braces In America

By Jenna C.
West Virginia, Age 12

Braces. Over 250,000 Americans are getting braces. Braces are the number one solution to crooked teeth.
When asked why get braces Emily F. replied that she did not won't crooked teeth in any of her pictures. I then proceeded to ask how does it help you? She replied that it moves the teeth to where they are straight.
Emily than told me that she could only eat certain foods. I asked her what kinds of foods, she told me for the first couple of days she could only drink milkshakes because of her mouth being so sore. After that she can not eat any gooey or sticky foods.
In America braces are being used more than they had been 5 years ago. Braces are in America!