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Can wearing braces boost my self-confidence?

Wearing braces can boost your self-confidence, even while you are wearing them. It is encouraging to know that your teeth are getting straighter while you have braces. Results can be seen in a matter of weeks or months. Before getting braces, some people may smile with their mouth closed because they are self-conscious about their teeth. Although wearing braces may make you feel self-conscious, the results can be worth it.

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