Essay Archive - Braces: A Pain In The Ass
Braces: A Pain In The Ass
One out of three children or teenagers will have to live through their
"rites of passage years" as a prisoner of their own orthodonist. Puberty is
burdened enough by zit and acne battles, awkward growth spurts, and raging evil
hormones. Braces add additional torture to this already hellish time to both
parent and child. A life with braces is far more humilating, painful, and
expensive than living with buck teeth, gaps, or a snarled tooth.
Mental scars remain long after cuts and bloody sores in the mouth have
healed. These platinum-colored shackles come with a....