Story: Miss•Treated by the Orthodontist

I started 2008 with some pretty major dental surgery, involving about $5000 worth of gum grafting. The dentist and surgeon agreed that my gums were eroding as a result of overcrowding. They said that if I didn’t get braces and get the overcrowding taken care of that I’d be looking at a repeat of this surgery in 10 years or less.  I got a couple more opinions before I finally decided that I’d be a 30-something with braces.

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