The Brace Position

A couple of weeks ago DD1 had two of her teeth removed.

She needed braces, but because her mouth was so full of teeth, there was no room for her canines to come down. So instead, they were emerging from the side of her gums, causing pain and making her self conscious about her smile. So she had two pre molars whipped out, with only a local. She was very brave but ever so slightly traumatised. ( I was less brave and infinitely more traumatised.)

Today, we had an appointment to have her braces fitted.  Strictly speaking, it’s a brace I suppose, as she only needed one on the top. Anyhow I took her out of school early and off to the dentist we went. read more