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Braces in the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s

Did you have braces back before the '90s, when they weren't as popular, or common, or stylish.
How old were you when you had braces? And how long did you have them?
When did you have braces? What years or decade?
How did you feel at the time about wearing braces?
I hated wearing braces.
I didn't like wearing braces.
Braces were no big deal either way.
Wearing braces was okay.
I loved wearing braces.
At the time you had braces, how common was it to see others in braces?
Very common. They were everywhere.
Many other people had them.
Some other people had them, but not "many."
Not very common at all. You could see them here and there.
Very rare. Besides me you hardly saw them.
How did you react when you first got braces? How did you feel about them?
What did others (friends, family, others) say when they first saw you in braces?
Did you have any other friends who also had braces around the time when you did? Did you ever talk about either of your exeriences with braces? If so, what did they say?
Did any of your family members also have braces? Who? And how did they feel about their braces?
Did you experience any funny, unusual, embarrasing, or otherwise memorable experiences involving your braces? If so, could you tell us about it?
Were you called any names as a result of wearing braces? If so, what were they?
How did you find out you needed to get braces (parents, regular dentist, someone else)? How did you react to being told?
What do you recall about going to the orthodontists's office? Was it a big or small office? Were there many patients or a few? Was it near your home or a long distance away? Was there anything cool or interesting that stood out? How did each visit go?
Are you Male or Female
This poll was created on 2016-12-10 05:09:28 by Orthosurveys