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New Braces!

Finally, Brie got her braces! She has had them on for about 4 days now and is doing really well. I think the key is to not let other people's 'stories' influence you too much and make it a negative experience. I think it was way easier than we expected but we have a long 3 years and some oral surgery to go. She is already planning the colors of the little bands for the next 3 months and seems to like having them. I am impressed with all of the extra time she is taking to keep her braces and teeth extra clean. Thankfully she has accepted the fact that she has to give up a few of her favorite snacks and foods. She is still able to eat fairly well so let's hope it stays this way!

I will try to post a photo each month to show the progress her teeth will make.
Shelly, Mom Files


  1. How did I not know you were a blogger?! Brie looks beautiful with her new braces, I'm pleased to hear she's transitioning well, it'll be over sooner than you think.

  2. She looks every bit as cute as I knew she would!!!!!!

  3. I had braces when I was younger and, honestly, they weren't that bad. Brie looks adorable.

  4. Aww. She looks so cute! Looking forward to the updates.


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