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Our week of fun is finally here!!  To start of a full week of awesome giveaways, Invisalign Teen is giving away a $100 American Express Gift Card.

When I was in school it was back in the day when the only option was shiny metal braces that cut into your lips and got food stuck all in them.  I actually had braces twice…  I’m pretty sure that the “joys” of those 4 years had some permanent impact on my life.  If I had the option to completely hide my braces who knows what I could be today :)

Seriously though, I’ve learned so much about Invisalign Teen that when the day comes for my three  girls (all who were/are thumb suckers) to need treatment this will definitely be considered.

What’s So Great::

  • For about the same cost as regular metal braces, Invisalign Teen effectively straightens teeth without ‘brace face’
  • Virtually invisible braces means you don’t have to hide your smile and no one even has to know you are in treatment
  • Clear, removable braces fit with active teens lifestyles – won’t interfere with sports, music or other activities
  • Since teens can take the aligners out to brush and floss, they can maintain normal, healthy hygiene during treatment (they can eat what they want, no forbidden foods!!)
  • Over 2 million cases completed

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Haven’t heard of Invisalign?  Here’s the basics:

Invisalign Teen uses a series of clear, removable aligners to gradually straighten teeth, without metal or wires. After detailed impressions are taken of the patient’s teeth, Align utilizes proprietary 3D computer imaging technology to map the complete treatment from start to finish.  Teens wear each aligner for about two weeks. During this time, the aligners gradually move their teeth until they achieve the prescribed final position. Patients typically visit their doctor once every six weeks or so to ensure that treatment is progressing as planned, and to receive their next few sets of aligners.

Win a $100 American Express Gift Card from Invisalign

You have 4 different ways to enter (feel free to do them all!)

  1. Leave a Comment below with one thing you hated about Metal braces.
  2. Tweet the following:    Stop by @SouthernSavers to Win  a $100 gift Card from @invisalign http://bit.ly/bnrJje #wingiveaways
  3. Facebook about the giveaway.
  4. Follow Southern Savers on Facebook or Daily Email and leave a comment below that you are.

The winner will be picked on Monday 8/23 at 12pm est and notified by email.

Increase your chances to win by entering on the 10 other blogs that are part of the Back to School Bash:

This giveaway was sponsored by Invisalign Teen as part of Win Giveaways: Back to School Bash.  This Post was written by me and was not edited by the sponsor.  Find more information on the terms for this giveaway on the Win Giveaways Facebook page.

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    • Luvdaylilies

      I tweeted=)
      http://twitter.com/Luvdaylilies/status/21309692159
      Luvdaylilies at bellsouth dot net

    • jamietwilson
    • Anonymous

      I hated braces… every time I ate pizza or something like that, it got stuck in my braces. Then the food would stay there all day too :(. Horrible. Oh, and it totally changed how I played the flute (I was in band in high school), and I couldn’t play right after they took them off!

      Amy Lauren
      proudpatriot2007(at)yahoo.com

    • Kathleen C Green

      I just tweeted about the giveaway http://twitter.com/ItsMeKathleen/status/21314095514

    • HappyMomC
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    • meeyeehere

      God,I hated metal braces!!! They hurt is my first complaint,and I remember how ugly I felt!!!Ooh,metal braces are just aweful!
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    • Megan A.

      I am a follower on Twitter and I tweeted…
      http://twitter.com/megall/status/21322191008

    • Tara

      Tweeted: http://twitter.com/SweetPeonies/status/21322403413 (@sweetpeonies) sweetpeonies07 at gmail

    • Mindi

      I never had metal braces, but one thing I don’t like about them is you can’t take them out to brush your teeth like you can invisalign!
      mae_01_sw@yahoo.com

    • Mindi
    • Mindi
    • Tinap

      My daughter had braces for 3 years. Wax was our friend! She missed her popcorn and gummy worms!
      tinap
      tinajanet1@verizon.net

    • What I hated about Metal Braces: I always managed to get something (even my tongue) caught in those pesky metal brackets and wires!

    • I follow Southern Savers on Facebook.

    • Kristenbarnes

      Getting my lip/cheeck pinched in the wire

    • Kristenbarnes

      Email subscriber

    • Angela W.

      I HATED how food would always get stuck in my braces. It was so embarassing! As if that time in our lives wasn't awkward enough… :)

    • Heather Chandler

      I follow you on Facebook- thank you!

    • lizi serrano

      food would get stuck in ur teeth…yuck

    • Suzy Sullivan

      I hated when they would get a sharp spot and rub on your gums.

    • Heather Chandler

      The thing about braces I hated the most was the pain!

    • I tweeted about this giveaway:

      @mrsmamadrama

    • Becca A.

      I hated how metal braces looked

    • cory4

      I hated the tiny rubber bands!

    • lizi serrano

      follow u on facebook

    • Suzy Sullivan

      I follow you on facebook.

    • Julie

      I hated everything about braces! However, the worst was headgear.

    • Kristin

      I hated the mouth sores!

    • Emily

      When the wire came loose and poked me!

    • Lucinda

      i follow on facebook

    • Christa

      I follow you on Facebook

    • Bobbie14243

      I follow on facebook

    • Beth

      Metal braces just always stood out!!!

    • grisy

      I am in the daily e-mail list

    • Auntsonia

      I hated how much they hurt, especially after they tightened them.

    • Kelly D

      I hated all of the colored rubber bands on your braces….they tried to convince you it was “cool” but we all know it wasn't! I am however thankful my beautiful smile today!

    • Kengjw

      I followed you on Facebook! Thanks.

    • Jbest

      I had braces from 5th grade to 12th grade…the length of time i had to have them was horrible! Looks like invisalign would have made that process a little shorter :-(

    • Tina B

      I hated getting food caught in the “metal” — I carry a mirror with me to this day (I am now almost 40) to “check my teeth” because I had to check them constantly with braces when I was a teenager.

    • Bobbie14243

      I shared via facebook.

    • Lara1029

      I follow your page on facebook.

    • Crossroads61

      I hated that thumper thing the ortho used to put the bands on….OUCH!

    • Lynda H.

      I never had to wear braces but I would hate for my kids to have to mess with the brushing of them. My parents couldn't afford them.

    • tiffany

      everything.

    • Michelle9953

      I hated metal braces because they would cut into the insides of my mouth and I had to put those tiny rubber bands waaaaayyyyyyy in the back of my mouth. What a pain!!

    • Sobo0216

      I hated getting food stuck in them!

    • grisy

      The wire rubbing on my cheek just before my next appointment… ouch!!

    • Amber

      I hated the rubber bands needed for braces! ugh

    • Lisa

      For me it was the constant canker sores in my mouth, and food getting stuck!
      For my child, the pain it created everytime we had to turn the key to expand her arch and breaking brackets! the metal from the appliance grew into her mouth she had to be numb just to remove it.. she has so many issuese with her mouth!!!!!!! and been a trooper the whole time!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!and THE COST!!!!!!! she just came out of phase 1 (at 10 yrs old) and we will have phase 2 in another year or so!!! I am going to be flat broke!! however we love her orthodontist and staff!!

    • tiffany

      i follow southern savers on facebook.

    • Kelly D

      I am a fan of Southern Savers on FB and LOVE it!

    • Lynda H.

      I follow you on facebook.

    • Amber

      I follow you on FB! Thanks.

    • Bobbie14243

      Metal braces are ugly and hard to keep clean

    • Luvdaylilies

      I hated the “metal mouth” look!

    • Amygam13

      I remember having braces as a kid. I remember the day they came off. It was great my smile was beautiful. But the first 2 years of Junior High ware traumatic. But the only other thing worse were the retainers I had to wear. Sounds like Invisalign has the right idea. I know if my kids need braces I will ask for Invisalign instead.

    • Erin

      When I smiled, no one could miss those metal braces from a mile away!

    • L Osterhoudt

      they hurt really bad

    • Erin

      I follow SS on facebook!

    • Lynda H.

      I posted this giveaway on my wall.

    • Meredith

      I am a fan of Southern Savers on FaceBook and I think this is a wonderful alternative to regular metal braces.i Highschool is hard enough to have to worry about one more thing!

    • Lara1029

      What I hated most about metal braces was that your lips would get stuck in them, also when they would get tightened oh heavens it hurt so bad you could not function.

    • Freedom

      I never had to wear braces, but my best friend did and I remember how much she hated them and the party we had when they came off.

    • Cristie

      Had them on till I was a senior! Not fun!

    • Maggie M.

      I never had to wear braces, but had friends that complained food got stuck and they hurt!
      Thank you!
      Maggie M.

    • J. Santos

      Love you on FB!

    • Suzymccarty

      I would love to try this sounds awesome

    • Laura

      I'm a fan on facebook!

    • Cconrad

      I hated how they cut up the inside of my lip!

    • Nmckeown

      following SS on Facebook… hour by hour!!

    • Qmommin

      metal braces are def. not great looking in pictures (i.e. my senior pictures)

    • Tyandbec

      I follow on facebook.

    • CAUGHTINACTION6

      It was pretty much impossible to keep food or gum from getting stuck in them.

    • lizi serrano

      wrote on facebook about u and the giveaway

    • Maggie M.

      Fan of Southern Savers on FB!
      Thanks!
      Maggie M.

    • Laura

      The worst part of the metal braces was not being able to eat a lot of foods! I hated having to cut my corn up during the summer months

    • Nmckeown

      metal braces… i hate the wax… it felt so weird in your mouth, although it sure helped the metal rubbing issues

    • Tyandbec

      I had to have braces twice, that is why I hate them!

    • Julie G

      I hated the tightening of my wire braces. It hurt so bad!!! Also, I had them on in my senior pictures, GREAT!!

    • Beth

      I hated that I was the first kid in my grade to get braces. I felt like a freak!

    • Crossroads61

      I follow you on facebook

    • mamabarrow

      I just started following Southern Savers on Facebook please enter me to WIN

    • Jdconte

      I hated wearing the rubberbands and headgear!

    • Lynne

      Metal braces were sharp! They tore up the inside of my cheeks.

    • Struckdeals

      The thing I hated the most about my metal braces was those little colored rubber bands that the orthodontist put on them. Like a mouthful of red, white and blue took away from the fact that there was metal on my teeth.

    • Melissa

      I hated not being able to eat lots of different foods too!

    • Barbie

      I tweeted

    • Eharrell

      I hated that food would gather all around them–Yuck!!

    • Mommyhaleyluke

      I follow SS on Facebook. I did like all the food restrictions!! One thing I loved about braces is how my teeth felt when I got them off!!!

    • Erin C Clary

      The metal cut up the insides of my mouth! Ouch!

    • Struckdeals

      I'm a fan on facebook

    • April

      I hated the pain after an adjustment!! It always hurt so much and not much helped.

    • Struckdeals

      I get your daily e-mails

    • Laray

      I am a facebook fan.

    • Erin C Clary

      Follow SS on FB & daily emails!

    • Tartiger

      I hated wearing them for 3 years! The rubber bands were miserable…especially when I had to wear them criss-cross across the front of my mouth!

    • Laray

      Getting stuff stuck in your teeth.

    • Susanjf

      LOVE Southern Savers and follow on Facebook also. Thanks for saving me so much money!

    • guest

      Ugh! I hated that your options are a cut up mouth, or a puffy mouth full of funky wax. :(

    • K2solo4

      I couldn't eat laffy taffy all I could do was read the jokes. Not to mention the cuts and pain when you went in for adjustments.

    • emilykayehall

      I hated flossing with braces. ick!

    • I hated having to wear the head gear that went with it, ugh!!

    • Cindydawson1969

      I did not have braces, but two of my children did. What I hated most about their braces was the fact that it made it harder for them to brush and floss. It seemed that their dental hygeine was much better without the braces on their teeth.

    • Karen Whitten

      I never had braces but my daughter has. I dislike the tendency for the appliances to break and her not being able to brush well enough. I will definitely being looking into this option.

    • The poked your gums and lips!

    • Follow Southern Savers on FB! :)

    • emilykayehall

      I follow on facebook!

    • I follow on facebook (Heather Miller)

    • talljennr

      I didn't like the big smile the braces gave.

    • talljennr

      I follow you on fb and google reader

    • emilykayehall

      I tweeted!

    • Bdresser

      Always popping a wire or breaking something that needed repair AND it was the weekend!! I feel like Invisalign could eliminate all those trips back and forth to the Doctor in between regular check ups..

    • Jlham

      OUch! The metal wires poking in your mouth….hated metal braces!!

      • Jlham

        I also am a follower on Facebook!

    • palmetto210

      one of the best giveaways a it is useful for everyone.

    • Leahtard58

      followingon facebook

    • Grietatkins

      I follow on Facebook. -GGA

    • Christie

      After phase I and now phase 2 of metal braces and 10k later, I am beyond frustrated with metal braces. My son is already underweight and his inability to open his mouth in the initial stages causing us to blend spaghettios for drinking and buy ensures to maintain body weight is torture to say the least. Now I have gotten older and my teeth have started to shift, I prefer not to be metal mouth at age 37 and would love to be able to wear invisalign to shift my teeth.

    • Leah

      I hated my metal braces scraping the inside of my mouth!

    • Dolphyn362

      the cuts :(

    • Couponbhumi

      i had braces and fell from the bicycle, the result, i had bruised my upper lip so bad that i had the two tiny holes in my lip n you could see the shiny metal of my braces thru them

    • danellewest

      I hated many things about my metal braces, but the first thing that comes to mind is having to use wax to protect the insides of my mouth from getting scraped by them.

    • Asmith

      facebook and daily email follower

    • danellewest

      I am a fan of SS on fb.

    • Jlang3

      I had braces as a 33 year old!! My toddler always head butted me and I would have ulcers for weeks!! :-)

    • Christi

      I hated wearing the tiny rubber bands.

    • Catherine

      I hated flossing. You had to thread the floss behind the wires and it took forever.

    • Ealbin

      The spacers you had to wear to prep your teeth for the braces….ouch!

    • Shaire

      I never had braces – thank goodness – but I do envy all the beautiful perfectly straight teeth out there!!! Following SS on Facebook!

    • bakingscientist

      regular braces are so unattractive

    • Adamandlindseybailey

      I hated the comments everyone made at school. It was so awful!!

    • Ceecee1964

      I didn't need braces, but my husband hated wearing rubberbands.

    • Julieanne0709

      Really, only one thing that I hated. There were so many. I guess the worst thing is eating with them. I love beautiful teeth. I too have a thumbsucker.

    • Mary

      Could this contest be any more confusing? Love the concept, but am many of the webpages aren't very user friendly.

    • Jfcoupon

      I follow on FB and email. I would say something I hated about braces but I was blessed enough not to have to have them.

    • April

      Braces made the “awkward” teen years even worse with a mouth full of metal.Rubber bands, food stuck in them, wires cutting into your mouth and who could forget the ” lovely” headgear. oh and the rumor that if when you kissed a boy who also had braces ” you would get stuck kissing”. Really wish Invisalign would have been around for me!

    • Linda

      oh the headaches after they tighten those wires

    • sarahcas

      I wish this had been an option when I needed braces!

    • Nursemary8

      4 of my 5 kids have had braces. The metal always pokes and make sores.

    • Mlbwatz3

      I never had braces, though I wish I had had them for my bottom teeth.

    • Tara B.

      I have never had metal braces, but as the parent of a former thumb sucker, I know that the one thing I will hate about metal prices now is PAYING for them!!! :-)

    • Jilljova77

      I didnt need braces thankfully but I do follow you on facebook!

    • Kate

      Although I needed braces, I didn't want to be named “brace face” at school!

    • TK

      I have metal braces right now. I hate how they cut the inside of my lips!

    • Susan

      I didn't like that people thought you could get better radio reception with braces. They would ask you to be a walking antenna.

    • Carolinesurfs

      The one thing I hated about metal braces: I never had them!!!! I desperately needed them though my parents could not afford them.

    • Carolinesurfs

      I follow southern savers on facebook!

    • Ana Maria S.

      I never had braces but I sure could've used them; my parents just couldn't afford them. I do wish my teeth were a little straighter especially the bottom where they are overcrowded. If any or all of my 3 kids need them in the future I'm glad now there are more options available.

    • Ana Maria S.

      I follow Southern Savers on FB. :)

    • Lchitt

      I hated that I could not chew gum, and when they would tighten them it felt like me teeth were gonna fall out, it hurt so bad:(

    • Francomom00

      I hated not being able to chew gum!

    • Wkatie4844

      I never had braces, but from what I've heard from my friends, I'm sure the pain of getting them tightened each time would have been one of the worse things!

      • Wkatie4844

        also following on fb

    • Lori

      I had braces for six years…this would have been nice!

    • Francomom00

      I follow on Facebook.

    • Angela

      I follow Southern Savers on facebook :)

    • Ajcoomes

      I hated not being able to chew gum with my braces and they really made my mouth sore!!!

    • Luvin_lacey

      Southern savers is the best….I am so glad I found them on fb!

    • Keyork

      There are so many things that I could say about metal braces but I think the worst part was the little rubber bands. I follow on FB.

    • Stephanie

      I follow on facebook. :)

    • Alyssadelb

      metal braces = no corn!

    • Beckyhill216

      The thing I hated most about metal braces? Bread clinging to the brackets after finishing my peanut butter and jelly sandwich! Yuck!

    • Chazree

      I hated how the braces left sores and cuts in my mouth!
      As if feeling like my lips sticking out from the metal braces wasn't bad enough, then I had to put gobbs of wax on them to keep from hurting me. I felt like I had swollen lips or checks!

    • christie

      I follow on facebook

    • David Dixon

      I had to use those little rubber bands. I also had to wear that night head piece that pushed your teeth back and strapped around your head.

    • Ida

      What I hate about metal braces is, when you get the braces off there is cement and brackets to pry off. Prying off those brackets can fracture your teeth. Metal Braces seem so barbaric and invisalign is modern and clean.
      For my next kid I will use invisalign.

    • Beckyhill216

      I follow Southern Savers on Facebook, and am SO GLAD that I do!

    • Diane L

      I hated the day I went to the orthodontist, he would tighten them up and my mouth would hurt the rest of the day.

    • Gail

      Metal Braces = no gum!

    • Kurt

      I hated the rubber bands having to put them on and when they would snap. Also having the braces tightened was terrible and was usually soup night.

    • Stephenhearn

      I hated the color!

    • Stacy Salmon

      I hated those little rubber bands that would fly out of your mouth and gross everybody out!

    • Marsha

      The way they cut up the inside of your cheeks!

    • Stacy S

      I follow on facebook

    • littlemama

      I hated the metal taste!

    • Pam

      I need Invisaline to re-do what not wearing my wearing my retainer did!

    • K16immy

      every time i had my braces tightened i got a ear infection

    • Christy

      The thing I hate most about metal braces is that I never felt I could get my teeth and gums really clean!

    • ChrisinSC

      I have 2 daughters currently in metal braces and they would love to have Invisilign! They are constantly putting rubber bands in and out every time they eat and the worst part is when the metal rubs a sore inside their mouth. With 2 more kids approaching the time to get braces, I will definitely consider this option!

    • kate

      I hated the way they would cut my lips, ouch! We are following South Savers on Facebook too!

    • Chattypatty247

      My teeth are really close together so when trying to get the spacers in to make room for the braces was very painful. Once the tool sliped and went in the top of my mouth! These would be much “safer”

    • CarrieK.

      I actually did not have braces, but so many of my friends did and I thought they were cool looking. I remember holding a silver necklace over my teeth to see how I would look with them on. Little did I know what a blessing it would be to be born with naturally straight teeth.

    • Renee LeBlanc

      I did not have them (but needed them) but watching my 3 kids with metal, I would have to say that the thing I did not like the most was watching the pain they would go through after they got them. The initial, the tightening, the wires that would rub holes in their mouths. We really kept the “wax” people in business!

    • Kelli Rivera

      I hated how sore my teeth felt after getting them tightened. The only good thing about braces was my grandmother's mashed potatoes that she would make for me after every tightening.

    • BeckyC

      I hated how food got stuck between the wires and the brackets when eating lunch at school.

    • Wendy

      I follow you on fb

    • Laura S.

      I am following SouthernSavers on facebook!

    • Amy

      I hated the metal wires that IF the popped loose cut into your lips or cheek tissue! Not to mention the unsightly rubberbands joining those top braces with the bottoms to pull in that overbite! YIKES!

    • Chlest727

      The worst thing about metal braces is how bad they cut the inside of your mouth.

    • Lisanole78

      Oh, how many ways did I hate my braces…? Lots of food that I couldn't eat – apples, corn, popcorn, hard candy, gum, etc. etc. etc., and what food I did eat would be on display for all to see! I was in band and played the flute, so the braces really did a number on the inside of my lower lip. Every time I got my braces tightened, I couldn't chew for 2 days. Yuck!

    • Christinaldennis

      I hated when the metal would pop out and cut the inside of your mouth and having to use tht little brush to clean in between them :-(.

    • CCB

      My mouth was so sore from sores to pain from tightening that my parents had to puree my food in a blender. It was awful.

    • michelle

      I hated that you couldnt eat certain foods

    • I hated that the braces always cut the inside of my lips and mouth. ouch

    • amy1112

      I hated when the wires came free from the back brackets and stuck into my cheeks. Ugh. :(

    • I hated that the braces always cut the inside of my mouth

    • Jpcalvillo

      I hated how you could not eat gummy bears for about two years of your life..

    • My inside mouth was always cut up

    • Christinaldennis

      I follow SouthernSavers on Facebook!!

    • Amy

      I follow you on FB!!

    • Cthompson818

      I follow Southern Savers on Facebook!

    • couponmom17

      A better question is what isn't to hate about metal braces? Most hated though? Probably the fear of getting “stuck” together with a boy. Hmm, maybe that fear was actually a blessing – probably kept me out of trouble! ;)

    • Chazree

      I follow SS on facebook.

    • Patty

      Cut's in the mouth!

    • Carol

      Food caught in the braces!!!

    • couponmom17

      Oh, and I follow SS on Facebook!!

    • jamietwilson

      oh my gosh – i had a crazy rubber-encased spring that attached my bottom teeth to my top teeth and it BROKE in the middle of 7th grade french class! it was like having a metal/rubber stalactite and stalagmite roaming around my mouth. it was awful! i had to go straight to the ortho to get it fixed! blech!!!

    • I actually just got mine off about 3 months ago! I have some before and after pics on my blog. I had ceramic uppers and metal lowers. My lower front brackets would cause perpetual sores on my bottom lip from me sleeping with my mouth open and it drying out.

    • Dale

      I follow Southern Savers on Facebook!

    • Jenndoll1981

      I shared this on FB

    • Foursillysisters

      I was one of the lucky few who avoided metal braces with straight teeth. Thanks for the chance to win!

    • Jenndoll1981

      I follow Southern Savers on FB, too!

    • I tweeted about the giveaway :)

    • jamietwilson

      i follow you on facebook!

    • Foursillysisters

      I follow Southern Savers on FB.

    • Jenndoll1981

      I think the worst thing about metal braces was the few weeks I had to wear the rubber bands. Feels like having your mouth wired shut, except with the added hazard of one breaking suddenly and popping you in the mouth! Oh the joys…

    • Linda

      I follow Southern Savers on Facebook!! :)

    • Brownsarahc

      Just hated the way they looked!

    • Jessica P.

      I hated that I couldn't chew gum, eat some of my favortie foods and how they cut up my mouth. I had a bridge across the top and still have a huge scar on my tongue where it always cut into it!

    • Zenaid

      When my braces where taken off, the glue was bonded so strongly to my teeth that there are still are little marks on my front teeth of where the glue was scraped off.

    • Anne K.

      The one thing I hated most about metal braces was that the rubber bands connecting the top and bottom of my mouth made it impossible to eat anything, except through a straw. that works for milkshakes, but pureed pork chops with garlic mashed potatoes? Yuk! Then, when that was gross and I was determined to eat a nice little piece of meat, sans blender, I'd get that pork chop to my mouth, drooling everywhere, only to have it get lodged in the rubber bands and then fall on the floor. No thanks!

    • I Facebooked about the giveaway.

    • Cber

      I am happy to follow you on FaceBook!

    • Georgiapeach

      I never had them but I need them..

    • I also Like you on FB :)

    • Interstatej18

      I delinced having braces put on when i was younger because the only option was the metal. i would definitely be interested in the invisalign for my thumbsuckers!

    • Carolyn

      Hated how hard it is to keep them clean

    • Dsgffh2

      Both my teens had gaps between their teeth so invisalign was perfect for them! The price isn't any different than the wire ones either!

    • Cber

      The broken/disconnected wires piercing the inside of the cheeks… the Worst!

    • catherine

      I never had braces but I think that having food stuck in your mouth would have been the worst.

    • Carolyn

      I follow Southern Savers through e-mail!

    • palmettogirl

      Hated that I couldn't eat popcorn!!

    • Nicole

      I hated the wires poking you all over your mouth causing cuts every where, oh and the wax, ugghhh. I don't miss metal braces!!

    • Theresa

      I most disliked having to wear headgear.

    • Heather

      About the time I was getting my braces off I heard about some invisible braces they were developing for adults. Glad to see they have them for teens now too! I hated the giant sores they made in my mouth – the wax did NOT help!

    • Mcollins5

      I used to hate getting all those sores in my mouth b/c of my braces! They would give you that yucky wax, but it would never help. I still have nightmares about those years!

    • Scqponqueen

      Of COURSE I follow you on Facebook! :) Everyone should!
      Of Course I shared this with my Facebook friends.
      And the thing I hated about braces the most was the pain after each appointment. OUCH!

      But in the end, that was absolutely the BEST $3000 I ever spent. I felt so much better about myself and actually started SMILING in pics!

      3 Entries please! Thanks!

    • Julie

      I didn't mind my metal braces that much. Except how hard it was to brush your teeth… and how we weren't supposed to chew gum… and how food got stuck in them… and how they cut your mouth sometimes… and….

    • Susie Roman

      Hated the way they looked and felt. Also u get food aught in them and kids would make fun of you at school. I think that was the hardest thing about braces were the cruel jokes. At least with these new braces it will be much better for the kids in school dealing with teen pressure. These new braces will be GREAT for a teens self esteem. Susie

    • Sheliab

      Those would have been great for my daughter. The day she got hers off, I took her to the store and she got like 3 big packages of gum and several gummy worms. It would have been really nice not to worry about what she could and couldn't eat.

    • Sheliab

      I also follow you on Facebook. :)

    • Linda

      I commented on my facebook!!! I hope that someone that I know wins! :O)

    • Tessy

      I hated that I couldn't chew gum

    • Kelly

      I hate the way braces look.

    • Emmayun2

      I hated the rubberbands that you had to connect your upper to your lower braces with. However after 5 years of having them that was just one of the many things I disliked!!!

    • Afretz1

      I once broke a bracket on a crouton!

    • Carlene

      The worst part for me when I had braces was before they went on I had to have a helix-expander. If you do not know what that is you are are lucky !! I remember the pain of putting it on the pain of expanding it with the turn key and the paid of taking it off. Memories I would love to forget :)

    • SweetDenia

      One of the worst things about wearing metal braces was the nauseating taste of the cement they used to attach the bands to your teeth. Nasty!

    • Beccabraveheart

      Headgear… need I say more?

    • Monkzardo

      I hate the way metal braces look.

    • Lori

      Wish I would have known about this option when I got braces for my son last year. According to him, there is a lot of discomfort with braces.

    • SweetDenia

      I follow you on Facebook!

    • Marsha

      I hated how my top lip would always get caught on my top braces and I looked like I had a hair lip or something.

    • Heather

      I follow you on facebook and by rss feed!

    • Lori

      Definitely a Facebook follower! :)

    • Teresamduke

      Everyone hates braces!

    • Amber

      Not having them. I always thought I needed them, but never got them. :(

    • Sarahcat1

      I never had braces, but my sister had such a hard time keeping her teeth really clean.

    • Karen

      I hated stuff getting stuck in my braces

    • Jalonzo

      I hated using that nasty paste to cover the metal if it rubbed a sore or something broke. OH and how the dentist would be so hateful if I broke a wire or popped a bracket off.

    • Jalonzo

      Facebook follower here!

    • Dixie

      Hmm, I was one of blessed who never had to get braces–do I still get to enter!? I have young children! :)

    • Tadnkim

      I follow you on Facebook:)

    • Sara

      The worst thing about braces is the nasty wax they give you to try and cover the metal that is cutting into your gums. It is kind of a rock and hard place choice, nasty taste wax or pain from the braces :)

    • Cassieharris

      I hated having ulcers on the inside of my mouth all the time!

    • Brandie7_10

      all the skin being rubbed off the insides of your lips…not to mention the horrible wax that was suppose to solve the problem..NOT!!!!!

    • Far_away

      I hated having food stuck in my teeth!

    • Nancy

      Getting a new doctor in the middle- Who didn't like what the first doctor had done… Took them all off and put them all back on in one day. Talk about pain. I'm right there with you Jenny- who knows where I would be if I hadn't had braces- for 4 years!!

    • Tnt24

      Following you on Facebook. Never had braces, but had 2 children in them.

    • Freeingu

      I get e-mail from southern savers and love it!!!

    • Sara Goggin

      I felt so embarrassed to smile for photos with my metal braces!!

    • Interstatej18

      Following southern savers on facebook!

    • Kathy

      The worst thing about braces is trying to keep your teeth clean

    • Tiffany

      Ewwww…. constantly checking for stuck in food!

    • Jill

      I hated having the metal poke me in the gums. Ouch!!!

    • Mom2teenagers

      I hated the tightening adjustments every month. I knew my mouth was going to be sore. I also hated giving up some favorite foods like gum and popcorn.

    • Freedomspradley1

      I hate that I'm 30 and never got braces. My daughter is 2 and the dentist told us after her first check-up that she would need braces. She will get to benefit from Invisalign when she's a teen.

    • kcmoore

      All the food that gets stuck inside them!! Gross!!

    • Jessdixon07

      I never wore braces as a teenager, but I'm pretty sure an orthodontist would recommend I get them now. Ouch!

    • Elizabeth22222

      When the wire would break and stick your cheek until you went back to the ortho.

    • artmommy222

      I hated having Brace Face when I was a senior in high school, including my senior pictures.

    • I hated gettting food caught in them. It was gross.

    • Tracy

      The taste of metal in my mouth.

    • Natalie559

      Getting food stuck in your front braces :(

    • Rae

      I follow Southern Savers on Facebook and through email. I love them they are so clear and easy to follow. However, I hated my metal braces; I felt like the bride of Frankenstein! I couldn't help but believe that's how the other kids saw me too.

    • artmommy222

      I follow Southern Savers.

    • Redtol

      I hated braces because I always worried about getting my braces stuck to my boyfriends!!

    • Katrina

      I follow you on facebook …..

    • Tcrede

      I hated the way they looked in pictures when you smiled. Also, when the orthodotist “tightened” them each month, they were sore for days. Oh, and how could I forget the lovely rubber bands :( I have also have two teenagers that have had braces. They were well worth it…BEAUTIFUL SMILES!

    • jonalynn

      I love Southern Savers… and am a follower on facebook :)

    • Charlotte

      I follow SS through FB.

    • Jhansen_3

      I never had to have braces, but I think my son will.

    • Kim

      I follow SS through facebook!

    • Charlotte

      I hated metal braces because my food would always get stuck!!

    • Jhansen_3

      I am a follower on FB

    • Kim

      Never had braces, but my friend did, and in high school she said the worst thing was not being able to chew gum – LOL. Thanks for the giveaway!

    • Sarah Cain

      I hated when I had to go every month to get those braces tightened, not to mention you couldnt eat anything for like a day afterwards because your mouth hurt so much… Also a follower on FB

    • Ncchris07

      Braces are shiney

    • debi

      I am a constant follower of Southern Savers on Facebook. I have saved a LOT of money because of this! Thank you so much!

    • I hated wearing them!

    • Slhenslee

      i follow southern savers on facebook; cause they're awesome.

    • Ncchris07

      I follow on Facebook

    • I get the SS email

    • LAURA
    • gamomof4

      Head gear was the worst part for me.

    • WynetteC

      I hated how my friends in band had to apply wax before playing their brass instruments. I always felt sorry for them but amazingly they did pretty good through it all.

    • alice

      I have metal braces now and wished that I could've had Invisalign instead. The metal braces stick out.

    • Yanina

      Getting food stuck in braces

    • Yanina

      I follow Southern Savers

    • Shirley

      I have to wear them. *sigh*
      I have to wear them again. *SIGH*

    • Kim

      I hate the metal braces because there is so much you can not eat with them. Plus I Been told they hurt you mouth

    • Severance_clan

      I follow SS on Facebook. I didn't have braces, probably needed them. Would have love Invisiline. What a great concept!

    • kim

      I follow SS on facebook

    • Aprilp

      I follow Southern Savers via facebook

    • April Shea

      I hated my braces for two reasons: they always tore up my mouth & mom kept reminding me how she could have gone to Hawaii for how much she spent on them.

    • ann

      I follow Southern Savers everyday on Facebook. Could not get my grocery shopping done without you!!

    • Aprilp

      I hated how braces would sometimes cut the insides of my gums.

    • Julie

      I had braces put on the day of my 7th grade spring dance. Pain! I couldn't eat pizza that night with all my friends because my mouth hurt SO bad. I hated having them tightened every month, too.

    • Kelleyharold

      Never had to wear them but I heard it hurt, and it was obviously easy to cut the inside of your mouth on them – especially if you played a brass musical instrument.

    • Cheri

      I follow Southern Savers on Facebook.

    • April Shea

      I'm also a fb fan.

    • Kelly

      I follow SS on Facebook!!!

    • gina

      I was lucky enough to never have braces

    • gina

      I am an email subscriber

    • NancyMac

      Never had to wear braces. My sister had them though, and i think she had to have about 5 excess teeth pulled before they were put on. My mom told me she may be getting them sometime this fall, which i found very interesting.

    • Angrcooking

      I am a fan on FB and I get the daily Email

    • Laura W.

      I never had braces, but my sister did. She hated how the metal braces poked her mouth.

    • jackie

      i had braces, but my parents could not afford to keep up with them….perhaps one day i will let you all in on how my mother “conived” to have them removed: Hint: Witness protection program…..TRUE STORY!!!
      to this day, i have been thinking about getting invisalign myself, as i know i can make the regularly scheduled payments….

    • Peanutkla

      I was an athlete, and they were always cutting my mouth up even with a mouth guard!

    • Dawn

      I never had braces. But, my child is in the process of getting them.

    • Jamie

      Never had to wear braces.

    • Hmarino

      What I hate about metal braces is that my teeth are crooked again!!!! I wore them for more years then I can remember too!!! My son's teeth are just like mine though and I don't think Invisalign can fix them because they are so bad.

      • Bryarsmom

        I hope you do get the other kind for him then….it can be very tramatic to go thru school, being embarrassed to smile. Kids can be so unkind at times.

    • DebbyeS

      I never had to wear braces.

    • Cardprincess

      I follow you on twitter @tracylr233 and I tweeted
      http://twitter.com/tracylr233/status/21334853539

    • Connieb03

      They were ugly!

    • Fsu454

      OH MY GOSH!! Metal braces sucked!! I always would get food stuck in them and you couldn't eat chewy candy, like Starburst, which I loved!! I wish they would've had these when I had braces

    • Vivianmarie244

      Even though I wore braces, I still ended up having to put a permanent retainer in to keep my front teeth straight. Still have it today. I thought that was the whole purpose of braces???

    • DebbyeS

      I follow you on Facebook

    • Ladybugwilliams

      I hope this comment is helpful to some of you. :)
      I used to work as an orthodontic assistant, and here's the skinny from that end. Invisalign works but only in special cases. There are some teeth that are so rotated, or need to move so much that inivsalign simply can not achieve the results desired. If you have a really good orthodontist, he can do the same treatment in his office without having to go through the invisalign company. :) It saves a lot on time and money. Most orthodontists should have the equipment in office with everything needed, they just typically use it for other stuff. You just gotta find a good orthodontists that is willing. :) Hope that helps!

    • Amy

      I wore braces and now 20 years later I could probably use them again. I don't think they worked so well.

    • Akegoheels

      Looking at my brothers wear that hideous neck brace was enough to make me prefer buck teeth.

    • bt10

      I should have had braces.

    • Jess

      Never needed braces, but I'm sure I wouldn't have like them!

    • Lorraine Danielson

      I never had braces, but both of my kids need them and I am so glad that they have come out with some new technology.

    • Kathleen C Green

      I hated not being able to eat chewy candies and gum…

    • Deborah Ware

      I hated that I never had braces… for some reason I always wanted them!

    • Janet

      Eating was always difficult with braces

    • Deborah Ware

      I follow you on Facebook!

    • Janet

      Follow Souther Savers on FB

    • HappyMomC

      My sisters had braces and hated it when it hurt and they couldn't eat.

    • Deborah Ware

      It's posted on Facebook!

    • Hannah1982

      I had metal braces and going in to have them tightened was so painful! The holiday themed rubber bands were little consolation :)

    • Crystal Mize

      food getting down in the metal!…yuck

    • Sampsonc

      I hated those rubber band aligners- I always snapped then on myself when trying to hook them up!

    • Crystal Mize

      I'm an email subscriber.

    • Kelly B

      I hated getting my braces tightened every month and not being able to eat anything the next couple days because my teeth hurt so much.

    • Kathleen C Green

      I subscribe “like” Southern Savers on Facebook!

    • Mymoore83

      I hated my braces because they were extremely hard to keep clean and I out on all those yummy Candy Apples!!!

    • Hrtofthcat21

      I follow you on facebook :)

    • Kim

      I follow Southern Savers on Facebook.

    • Bryarsmom

      I hated them cutting into my mouth! I used wax but sometimes I'd swallow it, 'cause it'd melt in my mouth LOL!

    • Happymomc

      Shared on Facebook (HappyMomC)

    • Cara P.

      All the food getting stuck was no fun!

    • Teresa

      I had silver wire nasty braces….hated them….

    • Sarah

      I subscribed to the daily email!

    • Happymomc

      Following Southern Savers on Facebook

    • Ruth

      Getting them tightened! Ouch!

    • chickadoo

      I hated flossing because it took so much time!

    • Agriff1690

      daily email

    • Otsarah

      No corn on the cob

    • Mariah321

      I was always afraid that me and my boyfriends braces would get stuck together when kissing. I know it sounds ridiculous, but that was my big fear!

    • Aetanker

      Getting things stuck in my teeth!

    • Rita

      One daughter had metal braces, hard to get used to and hurt. Youngest just started Invisalign (4 weeks ago) and loves that it doesn't look like she has braces and has already seen some changes!

    • Bjessa

      I hated the look!

    • Bjessa

      I follow you daily!

    • Kevinpiner

      I HATED everything about those things. The metal everywhere, rubber bands that popped (ouch). Getting them tightened was the worst! Chicken & rice soup for days because of the throbbing in my mouth. I had a friend & we had our appts on the same day and she would bring carrotts to school the next day. Never understood that!

    • Rrwhitmore

      I never needed braces, but my sister had them and I know she hated getting food stuck in them.

    • Amy

      I hated the gum restriction.

    • Candicemunk

      I hate when food gets stuck in them!

    • Cara P.

      I get the daily emails!

    • CJ

      Hope my son is able to have invasalign braces!!

    • Tfrost99

      I hated being poked by the wire that stuck out of the last brace. And they thought that nasty wax stayed on and helped :-( Boo – for metal braces!

    • Rrwhitmore

      I follow Southern Savers on facebook and I get the daily email.

    • Broogill

      wax!

    • PaigeL

      I got braces in 5th grade – 1st person in my whole school to get them. I hated rubber bands, getting them tightened to the point you couldn't eat for days, and that nasty wax they gave you to put on sore spots. Wouldn't wish metal braces on my worst enemy. Glad to see they have come a LONG way!

    • Stacie

      I never had braces but saw my sister deal with them. It was no fun.

    • nydia

      I have metal braces now as an adult….and I hate the way the metal feels.

    • Amndarussll

      i hated the food stuck in them and the pain when the wires cut into your mouth.

    • Julie1351

      I hated my braces since I couldn't eat corn on the cob!

    • Stacie

      I am a facebook fan.

    • Julie1351

      I follow SS on facebook!

    • Corrieanneb

      Adjustments!

    • Nollyford

      The way they look

    • Sarah M.

      I HATED wearing metal braces because I felt like such a dork in middle school! I sure wish I had this option when I was younger.

    • Paige

      I hated when the brackets would rub sores into the sides of your mouth

    • I hated not being able to eat popcorn.

    • Sarah M.

      I tweeted about the giveaway.

    • Dana

      Both my children wore metal braces. I can remember just after getting them they were so self conscious about smiling. It effected their self esteem tremendously. I would give anything to have had Invisalign for them.

    • Sarah M.

      I'm a follower on FB. :-)

    • Chrstyamyrs

      I hated the physical pain from having braces and the headgear! Ugh.

    • Chrstyamyrs

      I follow SS on facebook

    • jjgalloway

      I follow Southernsavers on facebook and get the daily email!

    • Silverstarly

      I never had braces, but would have been traumatized to have a metal mouth if I had to!

    • Allyg24

      no gum.

    • Follow you on Twitter and tweeted.

    • JJ

      Having to kiss with metal braces is the worst because fear of cutting the other person. I had braces in late high school, so you are already self conscious as it is. (not that I went around kissing that much). I am glad with the final product of straight teeth.

    • Silverstarly

      I also follow SS on Facebook!

    • I “like” you on Facebook.

    • Robin

      I didn't like that it was so hard to keep my teeth clean! Food got stuck in them so easily!

    • Frogger241

      I hated how they rubbed the side of my cheeks raw!

    • Lagassaway

      I hated sleeping in headgear!

    • Leahvelarde

      I just hated the look of them!

    • jessicafranseen

      Metal braces make playing a flute very difficult!

    • Lisa Lathan

      All the tardies to class because of my braces :( My food would get stuck in my braces and I never had enough time at lunch to eat and make it to the bathroom to brush, so I was always tardy to third period!

      Lisa

    • Melody

      I kept sores in my mouth from the wires sticking in me. My husband just finished invisiline and loved it. It was successful.

    • Robbyngriffin

      I follow on Facebook! I hated the cuts in my mouth I received from metal braces! My three girls will be spared from that thanks to Invisalign Teen

    • bholmes75

      the metal braces cut my gums I had them on twice then got an invisalign retainer I have to wear one for the rest of my life but periodically I have to get a new one. But I love invislign can't sleep without it.

    • Lisabriskey

      I didn't have braces, but i would love to win. I follow Southern Savers on Facebook.

    • cassia2

      Food getting caught and/or not being able to eat some foods.

      Note: I never had braces, but that's something that I noticed from my friends

    • Snowski824

      I actually loved having braces. My teeth were so crooked and ugly that when I got braces in 11th grade (a lot later than everyone else because we couldn't afford it sooner) I was so thankful!

    • jessicafranseen

      I subscribe to your daily emails.

    • Missbspence

      they were ugly!!

    • yumi

      Wish we could have afforded braces back in the day, but I did luck out and have mostly straight teeth… lol

    • Scollins413

      I hated getting the tightened. I was always in so much pain.

    • Mdgirl

      The metal braces are so ugly and food gets caught in them so they look gross. DV

    • Mandasparkles7

      I hated it when food got stuck in them or when they cut your mouth up and you had to put wax on the ends so it didn't cut the inside of your mouth. I was so happy to get my teeth straightened out and have them off years ago !

    • Naikia

      I had braces and hated the pain of eating after every adjustment (once a month). I also follow Southern Savers on facebook.

    • Mel

      Food would get stuck in them and you wouldn't know. How gross!

    • Kjshea

      I hated the way they looked!!! I never wanted to smile with them on!!!

    • Denise P.

      Rubber bands!

    • Nursebower09

      they left me afraid to smile because I felt so ugly and awkward in them… I looked like the saddest kid in school.

    • Bethbrown5

      The worst thing about having braces was worrying about food being stuck in the braces. After I ate lunch at school I made sure that I didn't smile too big just in case there was something stuck in there!

    • jennifer

      My son sucked (sucks) his thumb and he's 7. these would be awesome!!

    • momabelle

      I had metal braces for 5 years! There's not enough room to comment about what all I disliked. Yeah for Invisalign!

    • Bafromva

      metal braces always cut the inside of my mouth and leave a sore in place

    • Robin

      I hated haiving to cut ALL my food, including pizza

    • Krumley

      I didn't like the day I got them, went to eat a hamburger. With the very first bite, 4 popped off and I had to go right back to the orthodontist.

    • Guest

      signed up for the daily email

    • Shelley Hunt

      I was fortunate not to have braces. But I kissed a boy that had some…very weird.

    • Stephanie

      Food would get stuck in them. I used to carry a little mirror because I was so paranoid. I also follow on Facebook.

    • Tamionthego

      Had braces and the head gear and bands were the worst, I didnt go on a sleep over once durning the entire 3 year ordeal

    • Jessica

      I wasn't supposed to eat all that stuff that got stuck in there….caramel, apples, popcorn…but I ate it anyway! I think that's why I ended up having to wear them longer though, so that probably backfired….

    • Julie

      I hated getting food stuck in my braces (especially when I didn't know it!)

    • Ddfronz99

      Still hate that I had to have braces. I still have a metal retainer on my bottom teeth that is so hard to floss. Actually want to get invisilign to restraighten my teeth.

    • Melissa

      My two oldest kids hated the restriction on what they could eat. This is a great possibility for my third child who is ready now for braces.

    • Amy

      RUBBERBANDS!!

    • Mia Taylor

      The little wax they gave you was awesome to make stick figures with because it sure didn't help my mouth or the wires sticking me at all! LOL

    • Kendra

      Fun Memories…..Food stuck in your braces. The scraping and replacing of brackets. Mouth sores. Retainers getting lost. Mom mad because you aren't waering your bands.

      Loved the day I got them off. Ilved the pretty, straight teeth. Slippery! Glad I had braces. Happier that there are other choices now like invisalign!

    • TRISTANGRL

      FOOD STUCK IN BRACES WAS DEFINATELY THE WORST!!!

    • Bblepb

      I hated not being able to smile liberally!

    • I remember that my braces made my teeth ache so badly, especially when I got new rubberbands. Oh and they were such a pain to clean.

    • tweeted this giveaway.

    • Emily

      I hated the fear of having yellow teeth with white squares where the brackets were. What an insane fear to have ontop of everything else being a teen!

    • I'm a Facebook fan.

    • Janice

      I wish I had braces so I didn't have to live with my messed up teeth ;)

    • Janice

      I follow you on FB

    • Barbara

      I never had braces, but am considering getting some work done in the future. I always wanted braces when I was a kid….I thought they were cute.

    • Debbi Black

      My son had metal braces and always had cuts and sores in his mouth and couldn't eat. My daughter has the invisalign and loves them. There is no discomfort and are truly invisible. She loves them.

    • Cmhughe2

      I hate how they would tear up my mouth.

    • Sarah B
    • Deanna Lewis

      I hated when they had to tighten your braces and you couldn't eat for days. They always made my teeth so sore!

    • Sara

      I did not enjoy getting the impressions done, all that goo in your mouth! uh it made me wanna gag!

    • Bhumbl4him

      Braces were just pain ugly.

    • Katherine

      I'm a FB fan, I tweeted about the giveaway, and I put up a FB message!

      The thing I hated most about braces was getting food stuck in them and the diet restrictions. Going for years without hard candy is torture on a kid!

    • Mydeere5

      I never had braces….however; all THREE of my children have overcrowding and the dentist has told us that all three would require orthodontic treatment…HELP!

    • Lchitt

      I am a facebook follower.

    • Bhumbl4him

      I follow on FB

    • Abby

      Trying to floss!

    • Journey91

      I never had to have them, but my friends were always in so much pain!

    • Jennifer

      The cuts and sores are definitely the worst!

    • Journey91

      I follow on Facebook

    • griffins00

      I hated the routine checkups…when they tightened everything, it made my mouth hurt so bad!! I could not WAIT for the day for those awful looking things to come off!!

    • Bhumbl4him

      I updated my status on FB.

    • Holly

      The thing I remember most is my mouth begin cut up from the braces and also wearing those rubber bands and how bad it would hurt when they would break inside my mouth.

    • balta1701

      I hated that the wires would always break.

    • griffins00

      I am a FB fan!

    • balta1701

      I am following on facebook.

    • Teri

      I had to wear metal braces for 4 years, and both of my girls are looking at braces in the near future… Hopefully they will have a better experience than me!

    • Salomipaul

      Both my kids have overcrowding and their dentist recommended a visit to an orthodontist.

    • Allison

      I hated that your teeth never looked or felt clean!

    • tsmom

      The worse was when they pulled the metal braces off of my molars! I was in the doctors office, which was open to all the other patients, screaming and crying as they tugged the braces off my molars! One of the worse experiences of my life!

    • Jess

      Head-gear!! The fastest way to put your status at “super nerd” over night. LOL.

    • mami2jcn

      What I hated about metal braces was how obvious they were.

      mami2jcn at gmail dot com

    • Meebababe

      eating spaghetti was near impossible when my braces had an expander attachment on the roof of my mouth

    • Allison

      I follow Southern Savers on both Facebook and by email–and love it!

    • mami2jcn

      I like Southern Savers on Facebook (Mary Happymommy)

      mami2jcn at gmail dot com

    • Britt

      I didn't like the way my smile looked in braces.

    • jilln

      Remember the wax you could ball up and put over the ends of the wires that were poking into your mouth?

    • jennifer horn

      Like you on Facebook.

    • Megan_A

      I had braces twice for a total of 7 years. I still, at the age of 26, wear my retainers every night, but my teeth aren't straight! My husband has offered to let me try Invisalign since I hate my teeth so much. I'm seriously considering it.

    • Shnnnholme

      Braces cause dry lips. The pain they cause when you first get them is comparable to a root canal..lol.

    • Megan_A

      I follow of FB

    • Crstover

      this seems so much better!

    • Jamie

      I hated that I couldn't eat carmels and that I had to wear headgear and rubberbands.

    • annemarie73

      I follow southern savers on Facebook and daily emails!

    • annemarie73

      I hated being cut by the metal wires on my braces!

    • Emily

      Having to deal with a foreign object in your mouth 24/7!

    • Celliosn

      I hated how much food got stuck in my braces.

    • Meganclaycohen

      i follow on facebook, and not getting to eat popcorn!!

      • Meganclaycohen

        and not being able to lick the front of your teeth!!!

    • artlady

      One thing I hated was the leftover glue that they had to scrape off when I got my metal braces removed. There is still one little bitty piece that I can always feel on one of my teeth!

    • Palila

      I really didn't like getting hit in the face while playing soccer when I had braces. As goalie, it seemed to happen more than it should (and hasn't really happened much since getting them off.)

    • janet k.

      I hated the rubber bands you had to wear with the braces.

    • Madamjewel

      I never had braces but I am not looking forward to the cost of them for my child they said there is no alternative for yet.

    • DD

      I too follow SouthernSavers on Facebook & through Daily Emails.

    • Holly Lawson

      I couldn't chew gum!

    • Sandra

      Metal braces always made me look a little weird since I was an adult when I finally got braces on my teeth.

    • Holly Lawson

      I follow you on FB

    • KMN

      I wore braces for over 3 years- I hated how much it hurt to eat and how food was always getting stuck in my teeth! Yuck!

    • Kristen

      I hated how they rubbed on the inside of my cheeks and I always had to have wax with me just in case. Yuck!!

    • Drhicks04

      My bother had these and he was about to have his teeth corrected faster then with the metal braces

    • Domyslawski

      I had braces for 3 years. I hated how my mouth was so sore after every visit; however, my mom usually let me have a Frosty afterwards. I also hated how my lips would get “stuck” in the braces and cut my mouth……..ow!!!!!

    • Olbupp

      I remember the old metal braces…hated the way they cut into my mouth tissue around the inside of my lips…ugh! Still have scar tissue nearly 40 years later and habitually pull my lips above the gumline when I smile.

    • Olbupp

      Of course, I follow you on Facebook! THANKS!

    • Wewabraswell

      I never wore braces as a teen and now I have them as an adult! It's painful and I detest not being able to floss easily.

    • Holly Lawson

      I shared this on FB

    • Mssaver

      metal braces and french horn playing don't mix! I still have an imprint on the inside of my upper lip from the damage they caused during middle school band.

    • Lisa

      I was less than athletically talented in middle school, so it is no wonder that I was hit in the mouth – wearing metal braces, of course – while playing basketball in PE. Oh the joys!

    • Holly Lawson

      I tweeted the giveaway

    • Bigal22796

      I follow you on Facebook!

    • Mssaver

      I follow southern savers on facebook.

    • Bukaeyes

      I am a facebook fan

    • denaSC

      I hated how the wires would cut your mouth up!! I had a habbit of pulling the wire back and forth and had to go back to the dentist weekly to get it fixed…:( I hope my daughter does need them one day, if so I will get her invisalign!

    • Vmerritt79

      Trying to keep the food from getting stuck in them!

    • Bukaeyes

      I never ad braces but they look painfl

    • Doty123

      flossing.

    • Jenna N Hansen

      I hated getting food stuck!

    • I did not have braces but my kids did and I hated to see them go through all the trouble. My daughter needs full braces sometime soon and we are in serious discussion with the dentist about invisalign.

    • Jenna N Hansen

      I follow on FB

    • Lanavdixon

      I never had braces but 4 of my 5 children did. I hated the way their dental hygiene was so poor. I was afraid they would have damaged teeth when the braces came off. Thankfully this did not happen. Invisilign really works as a friends' daughter did those and you really could not see them.

    • Tammy

      Having to have them tightened or moved! I also follow you on facebook =-)

    • Anna Steadman

      I never had braces, but my sister did and what I hated about them was going to the orthodontist with her all the time and having to sit in the waiting room while she was at her appointments. Unfortunately, the dentist says both of my kids are probably going to have to have braces. Ugh!

    • Cpns4sparky

      The night headgear, how embarrasing!! :(

    • Mama6

      Metal braces…arrgggh!!! They just felt so prickly and unnatural on your teeth, not to mention dealing with the middle school/early highschool years of being so self-conscious.

    • artlady

      Like/Follow you on facebook! :)

    • E16gardner

      Love the idea of no more brace face!

    • wendyc33

      My son had braces, and the wires were always popping off.Then you had to go in and get them to fix it. Plus all the doctor visits.

    • Bdyer

      How much they hurt when you had to go in and get them tightened.

    • Anna Steadman

      I follow Southern Savers on Facebook AND receive daily email newsletters! Thanks!!

    • Bdyer

      I follow you on facebook ?

    • Rebusby

      I didn't have braces, but my wife had them twice. The stories are less than thrilling.

    • Kim

      I hated that they never cut the wire right in the back and it always cut my mouth up. Would have to go back to the orthodontist to get it fixed.

    • Nancycrom

      I think these sound wonderful! Is it really just for teens, or can a 40-something who has always wanted straighter teeth use them??

    • Jessie C.
    • daha19411

      I hated when a rubber band would pop off. That wasn't fun at all. Plus I had to have a device in the ruff of my mouth to expand it. That really was horrible.

    • Kylee

      Never had to endure braces, but felt sorry for others who had to go through that tightening process every month or two and had to keep track of retainers afterwards!!

    • Jaynachristopher

      This is awesome! I was always so worried about food getting stuck in my teeth!

    • Jordan

      I hate when food got stuck in them!

    • AmyS

      Hated all the times the inside of my mouth was torn up by the braces

    • Kara

      rubber bands! booo!!!!

    • AmyS

      I follow on FB as well as email!

    • ReeLee

      I have terrible allergies and my mouth bled and had sores the whole time I had them. Did my mom care? Nope. The doctor gave me meds for it but it didn't really help.

    • Kara

      I ALWAYS follow Southernsavers.com! Thank you for all you do!

    • Rachel Raber

      follow u on facebook. my daughter needs braces so this would b great!!!

    • Valerie

      I never had to have them!!!

    • Katherine

      I never had braces, but all the metal and wires in the mouth make me cringe. If I needed them, I would definitely choose something like this.
      Katherine
      peachykeen817 at hotmail dot com

    • Teresa

      Hated the rubber bands!

    • Jessica

      I hated the way they looked when I smiled!! Only had to wear them for 9 months so not that bad!

    • Stacey

      I hated the wax that you were to use to keep your lips from getting cut.

    • John

      Favorite part was getting them off and licking the front of your teeth for weeks not used to the smoothness.

    • Mary Ann

      Wish I knew about these when my daughter wore braces a few years ago. I already subscribe to your email. Keep up the good work!

    • Swc5202

      I hated that I never HAD braces! My teeth are somewhat crooked and, because I didn't need them “medically”, cosmetic wasn't a good enough reason for my parents to spend all that money!

    • KAWilson

      Never had to wear braces, but many of my friends did — looked painful.

    • Jennifer

      Follow you on FB..I had braces long ago..

    • Monkeygirl362

      I always hated how sore my mouth was after having them adjusted

    • Kelly B

      I hated when I had to get them tightened. *ugh* the pain

    • Dawn

      I never had to have them, but I imagine cleaning them would be awful!

    • Jennifer Pennington

      I hated catching my lips on my metal brackets when I had metal braces.

    • Kelly B

      I like southernsavers on facebook. :-)

    • Doris

      Food caught in them!!!!

    • Deanandtori

      I had metal braces and hated them…not to mention that since then (about 12 years) my teeth have MOVED and I'm still having to wear my old metal retainer. Rediculous. I'm dying to get invisalign for myself someday to correct what the braces didn't, and finally be free from metal in my mouth!

    • Jane

      I played the trombone in band while having braces and my upper lips were always full of cuts from the pressure of the mouthpiece against the metal posts

    • Deanandtori

      I LOOOOVE following SS on Facebook :)

    • Caroline

      For me, it's a toss up between the food getting stuck in them and the cutting up of my gums.

    • Kelly

      I am sharing the giveaway on facebook.

    • mel

      I hate the way the brackets on metal braces always pop off! This always causes discomfort and takes a large chunk of time going to the ortho to get it repaired!

    • Doris

      I posted on my FB wall!

    • Lindsay Cain

      I hated getting my braces tightened and wearing rubberbands, they both made my teeth hurt so bad I couldn't eat anything but soup for a day or two.

    • anhoover

      I hated getting food stuck in my teeth and then smiling with a big piece of salad stuck in my braces. Mortifying.

    • Doris

      I subscribe to your email!!

    • Liz

      The monthly tightening appointments!! UGHH!! mashed potatoes for dinner! gag!

    • Brandi

      I had a spring to push two of my teeth apart to allow one to come down into its correct place. That spring and I had a love/hate relationship! I would catch my lip in that thing so many times!

    • RebeccaH

      I follow on facebook.

    • Eboxley

      My mouth was always sore after an adjustment. Plus the ulcers that often came as a result.

    • RebeccaH

      I never had braces, so I am fortunate!

    • Christie

      There was so much I didn't like about metal braces!!!! I hated getting them adjusted. And the sores from where they poked the inside of your mouth! Food getting stuck…..bleh.

    • Leah_in_SC

      The worst thing about braces was getting hit in the mouth with a frisbee and having to pry the hamburger meat that used to be my gums out of the metal. Ugh…makes me hurt just remembering that bloody (literally) day. If my son needs any alignment, we will opt for Invisalign! =)

    • Brandi

      I follow you on FB.

    • christie

      I also follow on facebook!!!

    • Leah_in_SC

      I follow on facebook!

    • I didn't like that the rubber bands turned yellow with all the Mountain Dew I drank in college.

    • Jennifer

      I actually never wore braces growing up, but wish I had. My parents were, and still are, on a very fixed income and just couldn't afford them. I know that sounds terrible, but I assure you I have WONDERFUL parents!! As an adult I am self-conscious about my teeth and wish I had worn braces when I was younger.

    • Campbell

      Lack of popcorn- no teenager should have to sit through all 194 minutes of Titanic without it!

    • Barry

      I followed you on FB. I don't know why I didn't do it sooner!

    • linda

      never had braces but we spent plenty of money on them for the children

    • Rose

      I am a Facebook follower and I sure glad that I am!!!

    • Karla

      I didn't have braces, but my best friend did, for four years as well. She ran to clean out her braces after every meal/snack. :(

    • I follow you on Facebook

    • Rmsavoie

      i hated the rubber bands flying out of my mouth at any given time….

    • Katysmom

      I wore the metal braces for about 2 1/2 yrs. I hated that school pics with the braces are even out there in public! Thankfully, when it came to retainer time, I had an early version of the invisalign for my retainers. Wish I would've worn them better!

    • Laura

      I hated the rubber bands- gag!

    • Katysmom

      I follow on FB

    • Jennifer

      I follow Southern Savers on facebook and just signed up for the emails. (just learned about the emails.)

    • Fancyangel

      I follow you on FB

    • Lizel

      I hated food getting stuck in them!

    • Kmh826

      I did not like having the braces adjusted – it hurt! Also doing the molds – makes you want to gag.

    • Dawncdp

      I am a fan of SouthernSavers on Facebook

    • Lkjowers

      Hated the rubber bands!!!
      And I can't believe I chose to wear the colored bands on my braces – I chose different tacky colors almost every visit!!!!

    • Sndaily

      hated picture day!

    • ashleigh

      I hated “The glare” :-))

    • Kmh826

      I am a facebook follower

    • Jaki

      great giveaway! hope i win :)

    • Sndaily

      facebook fan

    • Micheller080584

      Getting food stuck in them.

    • I follow on Facebook

    • Lizel

      I tweeted!

    • Holly Stanton

      I'm one of those who never had braces, but I wish I had. My teeth are terribly crooked now, and we aren't in a position to pay for braces now. Hopefully within the next few years we'll have saved enough to fix my teeth before our children need braces.

    • Dawncdp

      The worst thing about metal braces was having them when you also had a mouth ulcer and they rubbed together–OUCH!

    • Absutton

      When food would get stuck in them.

    • Lizel

      I facebooked!

    • AK

      I never had to where braces.

    • Lizel

      I follow on Facebook!

    • Tchauvin

      the metal look of them. And that lips were always cut up from the braces.

    • Elisagav

      I am a fan of Southern Savers on facebook.

    • April

      Worst thing about braces: getting them “tightened”… my mouth would ache for days!

    • Julie

      Hated the rubber bands!!!

    • Jennifer

      I had braces for 3 years and it was an eternity! They were SO uncomfortable.

    • Jvance

      What I hated about metal braces— the hole it rubbed into my gums…I can still feel it today!

    • wendyc

      I never wore braces but always felt bad for my friends who had too…..

    • Orngdolphin01

      Loven me some Southern Savers

    • Jvance

      Following you on Facebook too!

    • Melanie

      Worst thing was that I had to have braces TWICE and the mouth sores they make inside your mouth – I don't miss those days!

    • Bestbudangus

      My metal braces always cut into my cheeks. I would paste that wax on, but it still took forever to heal. Ouch!

    • Nursejek

      i hate how they cut your lips or if one of the pieces break it will rub until it makes a sore

    • Corrie

      I had to learn to play the French Horn with metal braces – ouch!

    • Annak_05

      I was one of the lucky ones who didn't need braces, but my husband says that the worst thing about having braces is when you get an ulcer and the braces rub against it.

    • Brandy

      I always hated the metal smile. It wasn't very pretty!!!

    • Melanie

      I follow Southern Savers on facebook

    • Orngdolphin01

      FB liked

    • Nursejek

      I am a fan of Southern Savers on facebook.

    • Nursejek

      I hated if you got hit in the mouth, how it hurt

    • Angie

      I didn't have to wear braces, but my daughter will. I am so glad that there is another option. I had a friend who got different colored braces on every tooth. I am sure she loves those pictures!

    • Loriebritton

      I had braces from 5th grade till I was 15. And now have invisalign as a 34 year old. I had to wear a head gear to sleep and a few hours a day. food would get stuck (gross). invisalign hurts the same but dosen't stick out. on day six no pain. also only have to have them for 9 months!Also because I have to take them out to eat I don't snack

    • Jenni

      WOW. I am very impressed with this product! I had old-fashioned braces, and though they did the job, I hated tightening days and getting poked with wires and my lips constantly getting shredded. etc.

      I do also follow Southern Savers on FB.

    • Mikey30

      i hated just the look of the metal braces

    • Dwoodard1965

      Needed braces but was not able to have them as a kid, so I guess what I hated most about braces was that they were too expensive.

    • Karenward22

      I hated the sores they left on the inside of my cheeks!!

    • Erind0206

      I hated the way they looked! I only had braces over my top 6 teeth, but I still hated to smile. And the awful colors they gave you to select from!

    • Ayumi

      Couldn”t eat my favorite popcorn!

    • Barbara

      i hated brushing my teeth when I had braces.

    • Christina

      I hated having my braces tightened! That hurt so bad!

    • Jenni

      Also just Fbed about this!

    • Marthakammerer

      I follow on facebook.

    • M Yarbrough

      I definitely hated having braces tightened…ugh the headaches that caused.

    • Stacey V

      Metal braces were just plain uncomfortable.

    • Stacey V

      E-mail subscriber

    • Mom_4_Him

      Gum was my nemesis. Broke so many “brackets” on that :-(

    • Bfloydpa

      Metal braces hurt badly!!! Cut into checks, etc!

    • Dsease

      It hurt if your lip got caught in the braces and I really hated the retainer and night gear. Today's kids have it much easier!

    • Skippingmerrily

      The worst thing about wearing braces was getting food stuck in them! And I stupidly did not keep wearing my retainer, so now at 28, I really need Invisalign on my bottom teeth. Can't afford that right now though!

    • I had braces back in the day of full bands on each tooth. I hated everyting about it.

    • CloCla

      Metal braces were ugly!

    • Jana070408

      I can't say anything about metal braces because I was lucky enough to be able to get Invisalign as an adult! And they are AWESOME!!!! 2 years and I was done. And I still have people tell me they never knew I wore braces, when we have a conversation about them.

    • Fixintayall

      It took 6 years in metal braces to get my teeth anywhere close to where I wanted them to be. I remember just praying I would have them off in time for senior pics in high school. Invisalign seems like a MUCH improved way to go!

    • Chris

      Just “liked” you on Facebook.

    • Eebel

      The worst thing about metal braces was how they shredded my mouth. Cutting into cheeks, tearing my tongue, and just plain painful on my gums and lips!

    • kristy

      What's not to hate about huge metal brackets wired to your teeth? They were uncomfortable and ugly! Yay for better ways to give our kids pretty teeth!

    • Fixintayall

      folowing on FB now!!

    • Vickie

      I never had to wear braces but my husband did and he said the worst thing was when he would get hit in the mouth. I have 2 daughters and they both are hoping that they get to wear them. Luckily for me, my oldest daughter want have to have them but my youngest one will so I'm glad that there is other alternatives to the old metal ones.

    • slocklair

      I hate that I never got them… too expensive. Now I think I will have to check the invisalign out. Never too late huh?

    • catie

      I just wish someone had told me it was NOT cool to get neon colored rubber bands on my braces!

    • marylee

      my braces were so painful – would love these for my girl!

    • AFlurry

      I hated having to wear rubberbands with them! They were hideous!!

    • Carrisaallen

      When they could cut the inside of my mouth. Also, my toothbrust got caught on one as well and my dental hygenist found a piece of the bristles in the brace when I went in for my 6 month cleaning.

    • Ozzieplus7

      One thing I hated about metal braces were the cuts I got in my mouth.

    • O man braces were awful. I remember them cutting my lips, cheeks and tongue all of the time and just before I even got the dumb things I had to wear an appliance to spread my top jaw apart some and have had to have 4 gum graphs to take care of the thinning gums from moving my teeth. I hate braces and will definately look for an alternative to my thumb sucking little girls teeth when she is old enough.

    • Keisha H

      I never had metal braces, but suffered through several friends' brace years. All that time without the “good” candy bars, pain from tightening, and the self-consciousness of metal would all make the top of my list I think.

    • Lauraf288

      Looking back at the pictures!

    • Christal

      I may be facing braces now due to a shift. I hope invisalign will be an option for me.

    • Keisha H

      I follow you on FB!

    • Ceschliman

      The tweezers to pick out that stubborn food that just didn't want to succumb to the tooth brush:)

    • Nserquina

      i hated the sores I would get from the wires poking the inside of my cheek–ugg!

    • Strsc83

      I hated not being able to chew gum!!!

    • Keisha H

      I subscribed to your daily emails.

    • Strsc83

      I am a follower on facebook!!

    • Atrevathan

      Had 2 1/2 years of braces – not fun (sore gums, headaches after appointments and just not feeling pretty with a bunch-o-metal in my mouth) – but great results :) Would love for my boys to have a easier time of it when that time comes – already seeing that they will both probably be strong candidates :)

    • Sarah

      I hated when it was time to get them tightened…ouch!

    • i never had braces, but for some reason always wanted them as a child

    • kleemart

      I subscribe to daily emails!

    • Elizabeth

      I was lucky enough to not need braces, thank goodness! But I understand they're quite painful, and of course they look awful, too!

    • Laural

      I am following Southern Savers on facebook! I have been for a while!

    • Kim

      I follow you daily

    • Fastpitch9

      I hate how all kinds of food get stuck in metal braces. EWWW!!

    • Jannamccoppin

      I am a follower on FaceBook!! I had braces for 3 years and hated it!!!

    • Steph8168

      I hated how they caught on my lip and how food got stuck in them so bad.

    • Derricks210

      My daughter just got braces in March…it is amazing how quick her teeth and just her total appearance has changed. I can see her confidence being so much better!!! Braces are very expensive even with insurance but it is so worth it for her to feel better about herself :)

    • happymom

      So glad there is a product out like this now- they didn't make anything like this when I was younger. If either of my children ever need braces, Invisilign sounds like a great option!

    • Kendrawinegar

      Brushing your teeth was a pain!

    • Kmiller_icc

      My 12 year old son had braces for 6 months when he was 8 to fix his bite. His Orthodontist says he will need them again. However, he suffers from coldsores now and is dreading the day he has to get braces back on. Invisailgn sounds like a great option. I will definitely look into it.

    • Kendrawinegar

      And, I am a fb follower!

    • Amanda

      The WORST part of metal braces was wearing those stupid rubber bands. But there were many, many other reasons I hated them. I would loved to have used Invisalign instead. :(

    • kp

      Like you, I wore them twice, and there is nothing to like about them!

    • Slswilliams

      I love southern Savers and follow daily on FB

    • Slswilliams

      No Chewing Gum with braces = no fun

    • Lynn

      I follow on facebook and daily email!

    • Mel

      I hated eating sandwiches. There was no neat way to bite into soft bread with braces on. I'd have to tear my sandwich into bite-sized pieces. I got my braces off early for college and replaced them with a retainer. Threw away the retainer on my tray at my first college meal. Then I replaced the retainer with Invisalign. Did the SAME thing. My parents sure wished that Invisalign had offered some sort of insurance.

    • Beverlyw

      This would help in paying for the two I have in braces, now.

    • Lynn

      I never had braces, just a retainer, but the metal part of that was yucky enough!

    • Bev

      I follow SS on facebook

    • Kara G.

      I never had braces! Thank goodness!

    • Jenny

      How I missed gum:(

    • Kara G.

      Follow on Facebook!

    • Kara G.

      Tweeted on Twitter!

    • Meg

      I had braces for years and also had TONS OF CANKER SORES to go with them. Talk about a ton of pain…they were the worst.

    • Molliec

      I have never had braces, but at 30 am seriously considering them as my wisdom teeth have done some major damage!

    • Bev

      I never had braces, but I had rubber bands with the metal posts to hold the rubber bands in place–they were very painful! I love the idea of braces without metal or wires!

    • jenn

      I wore metal braces twice. The second time I wore them I told the orthodontist to take them off. I was going to college and did not want to wear them any longer since I had started in braces at age 8. I am now 33, and I HATE my teeth! They are crooked. I went to an orthodontist a year ago and they told me that I needed my jaw broken and braces. I thought about it and decided I could not afford it. They suggested invisalign for my upper teeth and braces on the bottom teeth. I wish now that I had never told the orthodontist to remove my braces but I was a stubborn teen. I just hope my 2 kids never have to wear braces.

    • Molliec

      I follow on daily email!

    • RReese76

      I'd like to enter for the Big Giveaway!

    • Abby

      I hated flossing! Hands down the worst part.

    • Jrobbins519

      I had braces in Jr High and in to HS (4 years) and the WORST thing was playing my trumpet and the insides of my lips and gums being so sore and sometimes bleeding from the pressure of the mouthpiece and the braces! If my little guy ever needs braces, Invisalign would be a great option!

    • Abby

      I'm following Southern Savers on facebook–definitely! This is so fun…:)

    • cassia2

      I don't know about “following” but I “like” you on Facebook. Is that the same? I also follow you via RSS feed, which is extremely useful!

    • ireneY

      So many things to hate about traditional braces! I had ceramics, but they're just as obnoxious — yellow stains when you eat curry, salad greens stuck in little crevices. DH is wearing Invisalign now and no one ever notices. :)

    • totstoteens

      I hated the rubber bands!!!

    • Tricia

      Two of mine had metal braces, and the youngest if just waiting for one more baby tooth before he gets them. As a mom, I hated constantly having to monitor what they ate and how they brushed. My husband once had to use wire cutters to clip a wire that had broken under influence of Skittles and was stabbing her in the gum – on vacation.

    • Jamie

      I hated how they cut into your mouth! The day you get them tightened and a couple of days after are always the worst!

    • Landonkd31

      I hated getting food stuck inbetween my braces. I was always picking at my teeth!!

    • Vote4marty

      Hey Jenny! I'm so happy the see this Giveaway contest!!! I was one of the lucky one's that didn't have to have braces, but I do have a six year old that has teeth coming very crooked. His two step sisters have had braces and it looks like when his time comes he will have to as well. I'm so glad to see this product, it has made me very aware of the choices. I'm an older mommy, so what I had though of was the silver mouthful metal. I very happy to have found your site, the other sites and your sponcers! Thanks Cindy

    • Shannon Driscoll Stout

      I hated having to use the rubber bands on my braces that attached my top and lower jaw! They made it hurt! Also, I hate when the wire would poke out the back before my next appointment and it would cut my gums. Ouch just thinking about it!

    • Jamie

      I follow SS on Facebook!

    • Ashley Taylor

      I never had braces – and need them now! So no memories! And I subscrive to Southern Savers on Feedburner!

    • Clarkwoman

      I hated getting welts on the inside of my mouth from being poked in the cheek!

    • Rebecca

      I hated breaking all my food into pieces! I so wanted to just bite into a big juicy apple!

    • Lacey

      The metal braces made my teeth so sore and they always cut my mouth, not to mention how ugly they were.

    • Megan A.

      I always hated the canker sores I would get.

    • Chellej_1999

      Never had braces but would like to get then now, and would really like to have invisalign braces!

    • Lacey

      I follow Southern Savers on FB!!!

    • Yay! I follow Southern Savers on Facebook and Email. Thanks!

    • Chellej_1999

      i follow SS on fb!

    • I posted on Facebook about the giveaway! Thanks!!

    • Megan A.

      I follow via email…

    • Tara F.

      Never had braces,but could have used them
      sweetpeonies07 at gmail

    • meeyeehere

      I follow on facebook
      rachel carter crisman

    • One of the problems of metal braces is the 'food stuck in the braces' issue! Yicks

    • Aimee

      I follow Southernsavers on facebook.

    • Tara F.

      Email subscriber
      sweetpeonies07 at gmail

    • Amynycol

      I got my braces off 2 years ago at age 26- just 1week before my 2nd child was born. I told my dentist I could not bare the pain of the braces and the baby, lol. I am a big wimp. But I have to say the thing I hated most were the way they dug into my jaws leaving raw spots, hurt so bad..

    • Amanda

      Metal braces that cut the inside of my mouth, that was the worst thing about them!! 20 years later and I still have areas in my mouth that have “scars” from where my braces cut it!!

    • Michele

      I didn't like the pain I had with my metal braces.

    • BostonMama

      I hated food getting stuck in them.

    • BostonMama

      I also follow on FB

    • Amy

      The way they cut the inside of your mouth. Very painful!!!!

    • Tammyla

      The uclers and having to go to the dentist at least once a month. But 10 years later my teeth are still straight and i am thankful my parents paid for the braces despite the pain.

    • Tabitha K

      that food got stuck

    • Bowers98

      hated metal braces because of the cost!

    • Tabitha K

      i follow on FB

    • K Bowers

      Following on FB! Ready for more giveaways!

    • All the poking!

    • Mindi

      I like you on facebook! (Mindi Blackburn)

    • Tabitha K

      I tweeted

    • beanandbelle

      I follow SouthernSavers on Facebook :)

      Never needed braces, but had several friends who had to wear them. They HATED them!! Mouth was sore and food kept getting stuck in them.

    • CLopez

      I have never had braces myself, but my daughter will be needing them so i like the idea that there are other options available now.

    • Carlockstinger

      I could never kiss right with metal braces!

    • Wendy

      I follow on facebook….
      never had braces…

    • Carlockstinger

      I also follow on FB!

    • flower_mom

      #1 hate of metal braces was not being able to floss (without it taking me an hour to accomplish!)
      Oh, yeah, the kissing thing too! lol

    • Amandackesler

      I hated how the metal brackets on my back teeth would come off. and i hated how the metal would scratch up my gums!

    • Kamnsc

      Can't eat corn on the cob!

    • Amy

      I hated when they would cut up my mouth. Thanks!

    • Melynn

      I had to have those rubber bands on both sides of my mouth. I HATED it when they would snap off or break over just the littlest thing. OUCH! Just thinking about those days just make me cringe.

    • Amy

      I am also a FB fan! Thanks! =)

    • AMM6300

      BAD BREATH!!!!!

    • lmsunshine

      I always hated the wire digging into my cheeks – I always had to put wax over my braces just to get some relief.

    • Christopherheidler

      Not being able to eat certain foods after getting my braces tightened!!! :(

    • Brendansmon

      Uhhh I hated metal braces. The wires would always cut the inside of my mouth. I also hated when I got them tightened and my mouth would be sore for days.

    • Jean

      I didn't have braces

    • Qponsaver

      I hated using the rubber bands that would get food in them and be all nasty.

    • Kendall

      Did you ever have to wear rubber bands with your braces?! OUCH!

    • Qponsaver

      I follow on facebook.

    • Sneskridge97

      I follow on facebook…
      Never had braces…

    • Mcoupons

      Flossing with that needle shaped flosser. Such a pain.

    • Anonymous
    • Prowell

      SS changed my life – following daily by email!!!

    • Mindi

      I didn't like not being able to eat chewy candy and gum!

    • Voldoll27

      I follow daily by e-mail and love it!!

    • Sangurkie

      I did not have braces but my best friend did and she hated getting food stuck in them.

    • Soccerswimchick

      They would cut into your lips while playing an instrument in Band!

    • momto2boys

      Getting braces tightened and the rubber bands were the worst!

    • Sonya

      Food restrictions!

    • Laura

      My metal braces went all the way around my teeth, not the kind that just goes on the top/front of the tooth. So, my entire mouth felt like it was made of metal.

    • Voldoll27

      Actually I was never able to get braces, but wish I had. I already know that my kids will need them, and when the time comes these sound awesome!

    • Laura

      I'm a FB follower!

    • Tupperchik

      I already follow on FB and the email. I never had braces but could have used them.

    • Jennifer

      I had braces as an adult and I hated how my teeth never felt clean and I couldn't bite down on corn on the cob.

    • Sara

      Not sure which I hated more: having to wear rubber bands, or having to cover rough spots with wax and then forgetting and having it come off while I was eating.

      I follow on fb.

    • Denise Avalos

      I had braces for 3 years until I was 13 and in Jr. High School, I hated getting my mouth all tore uo from those crazy metal wires!

    • I never had braces

    • michelle

      I wore braces as a teen. This would have been a great option.

    • kandyg

      Kissing with braces NO FUN.

    • I tweeted about the giveaway

    • I am a facebook fan

    • Amy in SC

      Definitely the rubber bands. My jaws hurt just thinking about them!

    • Amy in SC

      I follow on facebook and the feed.

    • Leslie7635

      Having to stick wax on braces so that the wires did not poke into gums, tongue, or whatever else it poked into

    • Scmom08

      I hated cutting my tongue or inside of my cheek on the metal! Ouch!

    • Kcejones

      One thing I hated about metal braces is that I never got to wear them! Even though my friends complained about having them tightened, getting food stuck in them, and not being able to eat & drink certain things, I just thought they looked cool.

    • Obxagee

      I never had braces but need them and am probably getting the Invisalign soon, great option for adults as well.

    • I really hated the rubber bands!

    • Scmom08

      I receive the daily e-mails!

    • Karen L.

      how EVERTHING that kids want to eat, “GOT STUCK IN THE BRACES”

    • Danderson

      Rubberbands!!!! ugh!

    • Emily

      I had braces from 5th to 7th grade and I still have discoloration from my braces…thats the thing I hate the most!

    • Ellie

      I had a bite plate and a lip bumper to go along with my metal braces. It was horrible. A big piece of plastic at the roof for my mouth (think big retainer but attached to the horrible braces) and then a bar at the bottom of my braces that made my bottom lip stick out (remember Chelsea Clinton's big bottom lip during braces..that's it). Teens that get Invisalign these days do not know how good they have it!

    • BluStarMom

      I hated metal braces when the wires would pop off, when I had to have them tightened, having them put on, uuuggghhh they were horrible, but they did get the job done hate to be so negative…now I would use Invisalign

    • Tony DeCicco

      I hated the way they made me look. If they were invisible and still made my teeth look good, everything would have been so much easier in school.

    • I had both metal and then plastic braces. The plastic were almost worse, because they still hurt like crazy and since they were white they stained!!! The metal ones were in my teens, and I never smiled – ever. Plastic ones were in my twenties, got them off early due to twin pregnancy… and will never do them again, crooked mouth or not!

    • I hated the wax you had to use over the parts that were cutting in your gum.

    • Elizabeth Holcomb

      I am following Southern Savers on Facebook.

    • Lrae17

      I was never able to get braces because my parents lost their business in my teen years. I have two genetically missing teeth and the gap can only be fixed with the use of braces. Maybe at age 40 it's my year to get perfect looking teeth??? :-)

      I follow FB too.

    • I follow Southern Savers on Facebook.

    • The kissing…

    • Jen

      I get Southern Savers Daily emails!

    • Boro7294

      Hated the metal brace that literally ripped the inside of your mouth.

    • Danielle

      I am an e-mail subscriber! Thanks for the opportunity!

    • Danielle

      I never had braces, but I remember my friends talking about how painful it was to get their checkup because they always had to get them tightened! OUCH!

    • Laura

      I put the giveaway on my FB wall!!

    • Aimee

      One thing I remember from my brace face days ~I really hated having them tightened because then my teeth hurt for days!!

    • Maggie M.

      I didn't have braces but, had friends that did and always complained food got stuck.
      Thank you!
      Maggie M.

    • Meggo214

      I got braces when I was 15. It made me look like such a little kid.

    • chrystal

      I hated the way food always got stuck in them!!

    • Aimee

      I follow you on FB too!

    • Maggie M.

      Fan of Southern Savers on FB!
      Thank you!
      Maggie M.

    • Megan D

      I hated the head gear and how they would rub against my lips and dry them out.

    • Laura

      I “tweeted” about the giveaway.

    • STACEY

      LOVE THE INVISALIGN PRODUCT.

    • Tina

      I'm looking into braces as an adult and have heard all the horror stories including pain and tough to brush from metal wearers!

    • Adamsdmd

      How they made my mouth look so much bigger.

    • kl jasus
    • Raniah

      I hated food getting stuck in them…was very embarassing at times

    • Following you on FB. Thanks!!

    • MJohnson

      Two words: rubber bands

    • Jennifer

      I follow you on facebook :)

    • Lmoore77

      Your teeth were sore every time you had to get them tightened.

    • Denicsmith

      Getting food stuck in them.

    • Gamego71

      One thing I hated about metal braces was the wires poking out the side and cutting my cheeks up on the inside. OUCH!

    • cadromom

      I didn't have braces, but I always wanted them. (You always want what you don't have)

    • cadromom

      I'm a fb fan and an email subscriber!

    • Fairclothk

      Following on FB too!

    • Pam Hjort

      Getting them tightened!

    • Cristie

      I hated the food restrictions.

    • Alyson

      Facebook Fan!

    • Kubachan

      I hate the price .

    • Alyson

      I hated how dorky I looked!

    • Bsu_secret

      One of the worst things about metal braces was playing sports. If you took an elbow in the mouth, you spent the next five minutes in the bathroom trying to peel your lip out of the metal. Ouch! Needless to say, it left a nice puffy lips for days.

    • Kate O.

      Metal braces stink b/c you can't eat corn on the cob

    • Kim

      I didn't have braces but one of my kids has had them and the second one will soon have them. They did not like that they could not have certain foods.

    • Suthrngurl67

      I had the metal braces and the pain after having them adjusted was the worst for me!

    • Rachels4ut

      food in them!

    • Krjvt02

      I follow on FB and e-mail!

    • Krjvt02

      I hated the rubber bands!

    • Kristi

      I hated having them tightened

    • Kristi

      I follow on Facebook, too

    • Chantel31

      I disliked how hard it was to floss. I always felt like their was food stuck on my braces.

    • Pdubcdub

      I hated the retainer afterwards more

    • melissa

      I hated the metal wire

    • Pdubcdub

      I follow on FB

    • ChristyMy

      Luckily I never had braces but I imagine I wouldn't like not being able to eat everything I wanted to eat.

    • melissa

      I posted on facebook!

    • ChristyMy

      I follow on Facebook!

    • cory4

      I follow on Facebook!

    • melissa

      I like you on facebook

    • Jga84

      I need invisalign for my son

    • Joanna

      I follow on facebook & email

    • shelby76

      Wow! Sounds like a great idea for my 11 year old who just started middle school and needs braces…

    • Joanna

      Just hated the look of metal braces

    • Mom23boys

      I hated when one of the wires would come loose and poke me.

    • Lindashifflett

      Metal braces were too pricey and hated the way they made my mouth feel.

    • Mcleodsc

      My 11 year old grandson had braces. It was very, very difficult using floss to clean between the teeth. He could not do it himself so I was stuck with the job. It was hard to do!

    • amy

      I didn't like the way they cut into my cheeks sometimes.

    • Linda Shifflett

      I am already a subscriber by email and follow on Facebook.

    • amy

      I posted on Facebook.

    • Ginger

      One in braces now and another one that will need them. Very painful.

    • amy

      I follow you on facebook.

    • Cinderellamuth

      I follow you on Facebook!

    • Abegitschke

      I hated having food stuck in my teeth and not being able to eat laffy taffy or jolly ranchers. I also hated those funky rubber bands i had to wear. Gross!!

    • Steph B

      I never liked waxing or the wire popping. Really there was nothing I liked about braces – even having them as a young adult vs. teen.

    • christy

      I hated how sore my mouth was each time my braces were tightened :(

    • Holdgate04

      I hated it when they tightened my braces because it would hurt when I would eat.

    • holdgate04

      I follow on Facebook too.

    • Amanda C.

      The most annoying thing about metal braces….is how they tore up the insides of your lips and to help it heal you got to use that lovely wax, that was even more flattering…metal brackets in ur mouth + a big blob of mucusy looking stuff stuck to it!

    • theeg

      I had it when I was in high school, not happy about it.

    • motherof3nc

      I did not have braces but my sister always complained metal to metal sensation when eating with certain silverware!

    • Sarah

      I hated how everytime you got them tightened, you couldn't eat and would be in pain for days!

    • motherof3nc

      I follow (like) southern savers on Facebook!

    • motherof3nc

      I re-posted this giveaway on Facebook!

    • Tina

      I had to go through braces twice!! I hated the pain after tightening, I hated food getting stuck in them! I was always so paranoid that I had food in my braces I kept my hand in front of my mouth all the time when i talked!!

    • Laura

      I hated that everything I ate got stuck in my braces!

    • Amber

      I never had braces! My teeth are a little crooked but overall I'm glad I didn't have to go through that. Thanks!

    • Janice

      I have 4 boys – 2 currently in braces and at least 1 more to go. The two 15 year olds in braces SHOULD be able to clean their teeth well, but unfortunately they are struggling with it. Metal braces make it difficult for teenagers to have white teeth.

    • we4walls

      I popped brackets off all the time and got food stuck in them all the time!

    • we4walls

      I follow you on facebook

    • Shital

      I hated the palette expander and having to find that tiny little hole with the “key” to turn it.

    • misty

      my daughter has braces now for the second time and food is her wrost enemy!

    • Juleseric3

      I couldn't wait to get my braces off so I could finally eat caramel apples again!

    • Kelkel

      I have a boy who I've already been told will have to have braces…….I will keep this in mind!!!!! I will repost this giveaway on Twitter.

    • Kmsa1234

      i never had them thank God!

    • Monica

      I subscribe to your emails

    • Kmsa1234

      i am a fan on fb

    • Tara Sandler

      I hate the pain, the foods you have to give up, and of course the fear of smiling.

    • LB

      I hate my braces!! Im now 29 years old and having to go thru my second round of braces…my first set was in high school and I didn't wear my retainers like I was told, so now I am having to suffer thru them again to get my teeth straight…I thought I hated them in high school, but now that I am an adult…it's worse because at least back then I wasn't the only kid with them…try finding an adult with braces!! They are hard to come by!!

    • Monica

      I like you on facebook

    • TheodoresMom

      I didn't like that I couldn't instantly change the colors! I mean if I had to wear the metal ugliness I at least wanted to match my outfit each day!

    • Lori

      What a great giveaway.. I had braces 3 times growing up and they were just awful. What a great thing for teens now days!

    • hbt

      Braces were the worst for school picture days!

    • Hroof

      love your giveaways. you are the best!!!

    • Beth

      I never had braces, but my niece did, she said she didnt like going back in to the office to get the device turned she said it hurt. oh and the food getting stuck, yuck. I am guessing that is why she doesnt like pop corn now!
      I have heard great things about invisiline, I would have loved to have those when I was young, maybe one day….

    • Karen

      one of the reasons I hated braces was because of the rubberbands!

    • brittnicole

      I had braces in high school and hated everything about them!

    • Lbooth169

      I hated the turning of the braces that had to be done every month. I have heard that it is why I have colored teeth now. I had them for years and they were so expensive.

    • Allyson

      I hated having to eat in front of people in the college cafeteria and wondering if I had food stuck in them!

    • Tina

      Thanks for the great giveaway!

    • Kelly

      I hated having to clean my teeth with that little wire brush after every meal.

    • Dhm1967

      Is there anything not to hate about braces? Getting food stuck in them was the worst.

    • Sandramoss31

      I hated the pain every time I got my braces tightened. Not fun!!!

    • Sunny

      I hated the wire at the end tearing up my cheek and having to put wax over the ends of it. Yuck!

    • Sunny

      I follow on Facebook as well! :)

    • Rachel

      I popped about 30 of my brackets. I had the record for most popped at my dentist office. The irony is that I hardly EVER broke the eating rules.. :(

    • Lisa

      The beginning was so uncomfortable. :(

    • Rachel

      I am a Facebook fan

    • Ginger

      Had headgear, not braces. Hated the stupid way it looked, but even more, I hated the scars it made inside my cheeks.

    • Amanda2818

      I hated breaking a front tooth bracket and having to walk around with it missing until you could get it fixed.

    • Amy A.

      I hated having to pack brackets with wax because they were rubbing me raw!

    • Amy A.

      I like you on Facebook!

    • Melissa

      I hated that one of my molars was injured during the process or removing the braces and I had to have it crowned – ouch!

    • Amynycol

      I already liked you on facebook so I added this giveaway to my wall.

    • Sarah

      I follow on Facebook!

    • Shari

      I follow on your facebook

    • Sara

      Metal braces were always too tight and my rubber bands would snap off.

    • mary

      I hated rubber bands. I had to double them up and I couldn't open my mouth

    • Amy Buckley

      I hated the pain.

    • Liz V.

      I insisted on waiting until after senior year to get braces and by the second and third day – the inside of my mouth was a nightmare. No one told me to use wax – brilliant!

    • Kristi

      definitely the tightening!

    • Beth

      I never had braces but my daughter did. She hated the way they cut her mouth!!!

    • Kristi

      i am a fb fan and signed up for email!

    • Jen

      Everything!

    • Megan W

      I hated the ulcers they gave you!

    • Stutzmanclan

      would love to win!! already signed up for ur daily email Dorcas

    • Rick-Roz

      I follow u on facebook

    • Dinky120101

      how they tore open my mouth :(

    • Dinky120101

      I follow on facebook as well as the daily emails :)

    • jessica s.

      I hated them because they were 1. ugly and 2. wore them for 2.5 years and my teeth are still crooked!! ugh!

    • I never had braces, although I should have… been thinking about getting invisalign.

    • Qponing09

      I hated the fact that I couldn't chew gum or eat popcorn.

    • Aprilc632003

      I didn't get braces until I was 17. That alone sucked! Invisalign would have been so great!

    • Tonyawp4

      I have never had them, however my 15 year old needs them. Looking for the best way to go about the braces aspect…..looking at cost, long term advantage, and best fit for him.

    • Shannon

      Liking you on FB and hoping I win…fingers crossed!

    • Kathy

      Now following southern savers on facebook!!

    • Becky

      I just tweeted about this!

    • momof2boys

      I hated getting my metal braces tightened every month, it was so painful. It is almost time for my son to get braces, I will definetly look into these!

    • Becky

      I follow Southern Savers on fb!

    • Kristin

      I hated getting my braces tightened. Always hurt for days afterwards!

    • Kristin

      I follow you on Facebook

    • Caroline

      I follow you on Facebook.

    • Samantha

      I hated all the food stuck in them after I ate. I had to carry a pocket mirror around for 2 years so that I could check after every meal and ensure a food free grin.

    • Paula

      I had to quit playing an instrument in band and go to the flag corp because of my stupid metal braces! Would love to get invisalign for my 14 year old!

    • Lori

      This is a great product for everyone. Kids can avoid being teased about having the metal braces, and adults don't have to be so insecure about their smile.

    • Sheila Hickmon

      I hated getting them tightened! It was horrible!
      Thanks!

      fineinsanity {at} live {dot} com

    • My braces were almost fun as a kid (got different colored bands every month), but having headgear was a killer (thankfully only at night). So glad something better exists now!

    • Sheila Hickmon

      “Liked” you on facebook (Sheila H.)

    • Stephaniekohls1

      Definitely the food that would get stuck!!

    • I hated the rubber bands!

    • Stephaniekohls1

      Facebook Fan!!

    • Holly

      I always hated the first few days after they were adjusted because sometimes it hurt!

    • Tisha

      I didn't get braces until I was in high school right when everyone else was getting them off. I didn't smile showing teeth until the day of senior pictures. The ortho office called and said they had a cancelation and would I like to get my braces off today? Before they could finish their sentence I was running out the door. Made it home just in time to take a shower and go get my senior pictures taken. :-)

    • Ksuttles

      I hated getting gum stuck in them … yes, yes, I know … we weren't supposed to chew gum…… but what teenager listens??? LOL.

    • Leslie

      The worst thing about braces for me was wearing rubber bands on them. I had one on each side that hooked from my top teeth to bottom teeth, and another that went sideways across the front of my mouth from top teeth to bottom teeth. I looked ridiculous!

    • kathy

      wires in your mouth

    • Stephanie

      Hated the rubber bands, hated when they tightened them…hated everything!

    • Mccmom23

      I was supposed to get braces but my parents never did. Now my 12 yr should be needing them, these would be great to lessen her fears about being teased. And I am a face book fan.

    • Ginny

      Love following on Facebook.

    • Aprilc632003

      Big Facebook fan!

    • Genryellisoninc

      hated, hated, hated, braces! wore metal braces for 5 1/2 years! hated everything about them!

    • heather

      I have to get braces for my daughter! $5000.00!

    • Michaelandheatherfair

      I will facebook this offer!

    • Carrie

      Hated getting them tightened! And the rubber bands! And getting food in them!

    • Carrie

      I follow you on facebook.

    • Coupongirl29485

      The thing I hated the most about braces was not being able to eat a candy Apple.

    • Jemerson818611

      I hated that when a wire would start to stick out the back teeth it would always poke little holes in the inside of me cheeks and once i even had it pop out and basicly pierce my cheek all the way through talk about hurting.

    • Sarah S.

      I had to wear headgear at night! That was the worst!

    • Lisa

      Hated most about braces – becuase they stay in ALL the time they sometimes leave nasty brown stains on newly straightened teeth. My daughter has Invisalign and can remove them to brush and floss well each day! Also the Invisalign are removed when eating!And they are less expensive then “usual braces” – at least that is what we discovered when we priced them out.

    • Amy

      I don't like the price of braces!

    • Sarah S.

      I follow you on facebook.

    • Brandyu

      The rubberbands!

    • Mellaaron

      I didnt like them rubbing on the sides of my cheeks at times.. not to mention the way they looked !

    • I follow on Facebook!

    • Meradithcapps

      Ugh – the sores in my mouth from the metal rubbing into my skin. Terrible!!

    • I never had braces but would LOVE to get these instead of metal ones!

    • Deannasmiley

      I follow Southern Savers on FB!

    • never had braces but want them now…i follow on facebook!

    • Su@The Intentional Home

      I had metal braces. . .but do not remember much about them except I wanted them really badly and was thankful my parents got them for me. I am now in the ball park of shopping for braces for my kids. Thanks for the info and thanks for the opportunity to win a gift card.

    • my3sons

      Ugghh! I hated my braces, the metal wire always got stuck to the inside of my mouth and would cause them to bleed! So glad that phase of my life is over!

    • my3sons

      I also follow you on facebook!

    • cara

      I never had braces but it looks like they are much better now!

    • Trestrotters

      I hated the fact that I would get my check caught in them all the time and had to keep going back because of broken brackets…….im definately using this for my child over braces

    • susanne

      For sure getting my gums cought on all those wires!!

    • cb

      I didn't have to have braces. :) But, both of my kids will. :(

    • Oblby

      I hated my metal braces because I had to wear them for three years throughout high school…If only invisalign was an option back then…

    • Michelle

      There's no way I can list just one thing I hated about metal braces. I got them when I was 32, and I wore them 3 1/2 years (until last year). They were absolutely miserable!!! They were ugly, they hurt like crazy, they were expensive, etc., etc., etc. I wish I had checked into Invisalign before I got braces!

    • Skhodson2112

      Am a FB follower and don't know where to begin about what I hated about the metal braces. They were uncomfortable, the wires poked inside my mouth and gums, and, probably the worst thing was the cement used to glue them on affected the enamel on my teeth to cause great sensitivity later. :(

    • Kristi

      I always hated not being able to chew gum! I would do it anyway every now and then….and regret it! Hahaha….I really need braces again because my teeth are shifting. This is a great giveaway.

    • Jodeecrocker

      I never had braces but I know my friends had trouble with them

    • RebeccaT

      I hated the fact that I had them for almost 5 years and need them again!

    • Jodeecrocker

      fb follower

    • L.Whitt

      I hated how my metal braces gave me blisters inside my mouth and always scratched my lips. Not pretty!

    • L.Whitt

      I am a Facebook follower!

    • Christie

      I would love this gift card! I am a fb follwer and a daily e-mail follower.

    • Jen

      The worst thing about metal braces was trying to continue to play an instrument… Not the easiest or most comfortable thing to do!

    • Jen

      I am a facebook follower and daily email follower as well!

    • Susan

      Tightening wires & needing wax to keep sore spots from rubbing my mouth sore!

    • Melissa

      I hated being called “brace face” and all of my pictures from the two years I wore metal braces!!

    • Lesa

      I hated having to go have them adjusted so often!

    • LAURA

      I hated how the food always got stuck in them :(

    • LAURA

      Like you on Facebook

    • I hated that I didn't have them, I use to be so jealous of all my friends and cousins who got them because I thought they were “cool”! I see now that I was so naive!

    • I'm also follower!

    • suzanne alexander

      sure wish this had been around and affordable when my three were still in braces. thanks for sponsoring this give-away!

    • angela

      the pain when they were first put on! yikes!

    • Denise P.

      I'm a facebook follower.

    • Kkwebb

      Had the ceramics. Kept breaking off. Worse part was the wires that always seemed to cut my gums and cheeks.

    • alli

      Glad this is an option for my kids.

    • Kristi

      I hated having to attach the rubber bands to my metal braces. I also am now a follower on facebook!

    • Maria

      I never had them, but my husband did just a few years ago. He hated having to be careful about what he ate, and then having to have them fixed when he ate it anyway.

    • Maria

      I follow you on Facebook

    • Melissaehodgen

      Oreo residue

    • mike

      Looking to start my 15 year old in braces- we put them off for a while due to an acting career but now we can use invisiline!

    • TrishM_

      They were huge, ugly and hurt. NO one could see my smile because all they saw was my metal mouth.

    • TrishM_

      I follow you on Facebook and email

    • Cmalias

      I always got nicks on my lips and cheeks!

    • Jvinke

      boy I wish my kids had the chance to get them…instead my oldest didn't put the bands on and do what the ortho suggested so he took them off when he went to college and really needs them again. unable to bite down on hamburger ..has to pull at his food…
      thanks for all the advice and this contest…

    • ShannonUA

      Broken wires, rubber bands, and the fact that you needed blinders to protect you from the shiny glare every time I smiled! And of course, the fear of getting your braces “stuck” to someone if you kissed them!! LOL

      I follow you on Facebook and in the Daily E-mail!!

    • Becca_62400

      I remember when I had braces, I had them for 6yrs. I remember getting the different color bands to put on them and they weren't fun at all. I couldn't eat things that I use to eat and I also had to have mouth surgrey as well when I was wearing them. I always wished there was some other way to have prettier teeth besides braces. I've been wanting to get some info on the invisalign because since I have had my braces off my teeth have moved so much. I'm really hoping that neither one of my kids have to have braces.

    • Sarah

      The rubber bands were the worst!

    • Kristi

      I follow on FB too!

    • LauraBo

      My least favorite part of braces were the molds they took of my teeth before and after. They made me gag so bad!

    • why i thought the crazy color bands were a good idea was beyond me. kids today are so much luckier!

    • Noel Powell

      I never had braces, but I have 3 kids that need them. Maybe once my hubbie is finished with seminary. . .

    • Noel Powell

      Following along with the fun on Facebook!

    • Courtney

      I had braces twice too… Did not like not feeling like I had clean teeth!

    • Liz @ Frugally Blonde

      I hated food getting stuck in them. Yuck!

    • Beckyjrobertson

      i never had braces, but i always felt bad that the other kids couldnt have popcorn!

    • Courtney

      I get daily emails :-)

    • Meg

      Head gear was the pits

    • Sorahill

      Kissing!

    • Sorahill

      Follow you on fb!

    • Rose

      Not being able to take a bite out of a nice juicy apple. It was one of the first things I did after my braces were removed.

    • Laralynn75

      I actually LOVED something about braces- they made me stop biting my nails!!! now as an adult I have straight teeth and long nails!

    • Camillevelardo

      i hated when they had to be tightened/adjusted:(

    • Merceclub

      Smiling! :(

    • Laralynn75

      I follow you on Facebook too!

    • Sandra

      how obvious they were!

    • Merceclub

      I subscribe via email.

    • Thedrakesx4

      Rubberbands!

    • Avscoupons

      I did not like trying to floss w/metal braces–what a pain!

    • Sarah B

      I've never had metal braces but my sister did and I know they were very awkward and hurt a lot!

    • Avscoupons

      I follow Southern Savers via email (and on Facebook–Allison Boast Von Stein)

    • Sarah B

      I like you on facebook!

    • Thedrakesx4

      Follow you on Facebook!

    • Leighann

      I follow on FB!

    • Leighann

      I hated those tiny tiny rubberbands!

    • Bcs0595

      Southern Savers on FB!

    • Isabelle

      I hated not being able to eat gummy bears, I love them

    • isabelle

      I follow on facebook

    • Courtney

      Getting ready to have a teenager in braces…hmmmm, gonna have to check out the invisalign teen option! (pick me!)

    • Nick

      Getting bits of your sandwich stuck in your teeth. It makes you not want to smile or open your mouth at all.

    • Nick

      I follow on Facebook.

    • Melissa

      Breaking brackets on popsicle sticks.

    • Nato

      I did not like the metal band that went all the way around my teeth!

    • Nato

      I also follow on facebook

    • Pnkluver2

      I hated always getting food stuck in them, and the pain that they brought everytime they were adjusted.

    • Pnkluver2

      I followed on facebook.

    • Pnkluver2

      I subscribed on Daily Email.

    • TracyStandage

      I am lucky enough to not have metal braces!!! :) I am so glad!

    • Cheri Etheridge

      My husband hated getting things stuck in his teeth/braces all the time!

    • TracyStandage

      I subscribe on Facebook! :)

    • shanna

      So many to choose from–the look, the feel, and of course not being able to eat chewy or gummy treats!!

    • Addieusc

      I'm a follower on Facebook!

    • AmandaW
    • Adrianne

      I never had braces, but I wish now that I did – I think it would have been worth all the hassle!

    • Coupons

      oh, I hated keeping them clean and always worrying about if I had food in them while talking to a boy!

    • I hated the wires poking into my gums!

    • Coupons

      I am also a follower on facebook!

    • I hated that headgear that I had to wear at night. Not easy for a stomach sleeper like me!

    • Jfmiller82

      I hated the fact I had to give up some of my favorite food like popcorn. And the first couple of weeks I had them they hurt so much I couldn't eat much of anything anyway.

    • haely

      I think food was the worst, what you can and can't eat, and trying to clean them was not fun.

    • Jessie C.

      It's hard to keep it clean

    • Jessie C.

      Facebooked@tcarolinep JessieKatie S

    • Pamela M.

      I tweeted this giveaway

    • Pamela M.

      I shared this giveaway on Facebook
      Pamela M.

    • Michelle

      Getting food stuck! Gross!

    • Jmanley521

      I'm a facebook fan!!

    • Melanie

      Adjustments were brutal. I used to double stack my rubber bands a few days before going to a check up so they would think I had been diligent!

    • Jmanley521

      The little doughnut spacers they put in your back teeth before you got braces…and, the sore spots on your lips from rubbing the brackets.

    • Anita

      I hated the sores from them rubbing my cheeks

    • Anita

      I follow on facebook and get emails

    • Tamara

      The worse was the cutting of the lips. Always hated that, always had to be careful.

    • Valeriehcox

      they were ugly

    • Holly K.

      I hated when they cut my lips and cheeks. It was painful.

    • rochelle wilkerson

      never had braces

    • Valeriehcox

      i'm following southern savers giveaways on facebook

    • rochelle wilkerson

      follow you on fb

    • Bonnie_barte

      Several sets of rubber bands that I had to wear to get my bite just right.

    • eM

      Metal braces look very childish to me!

    • Lynn
    • Corie

      hated everything about braces :)

    • Paulahecker

      Hated that i felt self-concious about smiling. I will definately look into invisalign for my girls!

    • Yphurtado

      What I hated most about braces was the price…Facebook follower..

    • Melissa

      I hated the way they looked.

    • Melissa

      I also follow on facebook

    • I never had braces, and I'm glad!

    • michelle

      I hated the cuts they made in your mouth

    • I follow on Facebook

    • Nikkipel

      EVERYTHING about them SUCKED!!! Glad there is other options in the world for our kids to consider.

    • Jennifer

      I had metal braces and I felt like they would blind people with the glare! haha!

    • Laura Royal

      All of the sores they made and not being able to eat after painful “adjustments”

    • Sheri

      I didn't like the canker sores the braces made in my mouth, or the fact that I couldn't chew gum for 2 years!

    • Kendra Brown

      Not getting popcorn and the self-consciousness.

    • Kristenltheisen

      POPCORD!! I love popcorn but the braces didnt!!

    • Kim

      I didn't have them but my daughter will miss the sugar free gum.

    • Celiadawn

      whats not to hate about metal braces… the metal that pokes and cuts ur mouth… the rubberbands.. knowing that everytime you go to the orthodontist they are going to tighten them and you'll leave in so much pain your teeth hurt… wearing them for 4 years yuk yuk yuk … but the end result was worth the pain and embarassment

    • Hollifield914

      My parents could never afford braces and I had to pay for my dental work once I got of high school and out on my own. My girls have the same teeth that I do and they both need braces. They have begged me to not get those “ugly metal things” but I know they need it. Now, today I see this ad and am thrilled to see my dentist is on the preferrred list too!! Making appointment now!

    • Lane

      I hated getting hit in the face with soccer balls much more when I had braces, and playing the sax was always a challenge, as the metal braces would cut into my lower lip.

    • kimberwi

      I follow Southernsavers on Facebook. I also hated the fact that you couldn't eat popcorn or caramel. Glad I only had to wear them for a year.

    • cammy

      I hope none of my kids need to put up with the metal braces, I think it hurts every second of it and it really isn't fashionable !

    • Dianne

      I hated having the metal wires poke my cheeks. Wax never seemed to solve the problem.

    • justoleme

      I follow SS on facebook!

    • Jennifer922

      I follow on facebook. My denstist says my son is going to need braces. I will definitely look into this option.

    • Connie

      Oh I so remember how they dug into the side of my mouth!

    • Miaej1

      That's ugly.

    • Willisfmly

      I hated most about metal braces the sores in your mouth !! OUCH !!!

    • Blouzahdeb

      I hated having them tightened, the palate spreader (can you say “ouch!”), and the constant irritation to the inside of my mouth (especially from this spring-looking thing)… Yeah, I had horrible teeth!

    • angel

      Yuck!

    • deares

      The cost!

    • Lori

      Having metal braces adjusted would have to be my least favorite part of having them, but in the end it was well worth it.

    • Kgibson7600

      I never had the chance to get them but I would love to have my teeth straighten.

    • amy

      I hated trying to floss in between them…so time consuming…

    • Donnamccollum10

      the most hated thing is talking to you peers with food hanging out of the metal

    • gertdog

      Just one thing??? Oh man, my list is so long. I'll go with the fact that it was so hard to keep them clean!

    • I hated how much they hurt when I got them tightened every month.

    • I follow SS on Facebook.

    • cardewallen

      I follow you on FB and subscribe to your RSS feed!

    • I hated when my braces were tightened. It always hurt worse the next day, although that day was never any picnic.

    • Pam

      I follow on facebook!

    • Randy's Amy

      I follow SS on Facebook and via E-mail.

    • Randy's Amy

      I never had braces…just straight teeth! Now my youngest…braces soon to happen! In this economy, too…makes me sad!!! I'll check these out for sure…

    • I facebooked everybody!

    • I follow you on Facebook.

    • Constance

      The fear of being permanently attatched to my 8th grade crush kept me from experiencing my first kiss until 10th grade!!!

    • Jennifer H.

      Would love to win!

    • Joni

      The worst thing about metal braces was not being able to eat everything I wanted!

    • Constance

      … grateful e mail subscriber!!!

    • Jennifer H.

      I follow Southern Savers on Facebook.

    • Fsclassen

      I never had brace but my sister did and she hated the food getting stuck on her teeth!

    • Joni

      I follow you on Facebook AND get your daily emails! They are the highlight of my day

    • Amanda

      I also follow SS on FB!! :)

    • JustCoupons

      I hated that I had to wear them for 2 long years!

    • Mlwidener7

      The look

    • bel

      When You smile with metal braces the sun reflects off and makes you look like you have gold teeth. Horrible!!

    • Val

      I'm Signed up for Email.

    • Val

      When I had braces I hated that I couldn't chew gum.

    • Mhattri

      The rubber bands

    • christy

      I never had braces myself but my 10 year old daughter has them right now and she has a terrible time keeping her teeth cleaned around the brackets.

    • Christy

      I follow Southern Savers on Facebook and also the giveaways. Thanks!

    • Dukesinthewoods

      I HATED the rubber bands and how my mouth ached for days after each visit to the orthodontist.

    • Dukesinthewoods

      I follow you on facebook. thanks for all you do!

    • Katbuc13

      I never had braces, but both of my girls did. As their mom, I hated wires that poked them in the mouth (since I had to listen to the complaints:)

    • Kimann25

      I need to align my teeth and I would much prefer Invisalign over the wires. I follow you on twitter and tweeted about the contest

    • Elaine Lund

      I never had braces, but my daughter ecently had invisalign and they did the job. She now has a retainer she wears at night

    • Elaine Lund

      I subscribe via email

    • Lynnastubbs

      I am sure braces didn't feel good but I wish now that I had had them as a teen.

    • Elaine Lund

      I posted this giveaway on Facebook!

    • Theresa

      I hated when they tightening them at the orthodontist!!

    • PWTiger

      Food always got stuck in metal braces…yuck!

    • Kimballkeys

      I never had braces…just a metal retainer. My boys had braces and I think the biggest obstacle they had was keeping food out of them and the wires that would occasionally poke them.

    • Peggy

      I follow Southern Savers on Facebook and daily email.

    • Cheryl

      The way they look!

    • Tara

      They hurt!!!

    • Rachelle R

      i hated not being able to chew gum

    • Rachelle R

      i subscribed to emails

    • Carol

      I was lucky and never had to wear braces but my best friend did and she hated having to keep food out of them.

    • kl jasus

      i've never had the glorious privilege of braces…sorry

    • kl jasus

      i like you on FB

    • Tracy Harper

      I never wore braces, but my friends who did hated how rough they felt and bulky they were.

    • Tracy Harper

      I'm a follower of Southern Savers on FB.

    • Morgan

      I hated the ulcers/ blisters they always gave me!

    • Rebecca ann

      oh, i hated my nightbrace!

    • Rebecca ann

      I am a fan on facebook!

    • christy

      i hated not being able to eat apples and corn on the cob! oh and I also got them taken off 1 week before I started college…uggh!

    • Ajawee83

      Couldn't eat some of my fav things.

    • Tara

      rubber bands!

    • Ant0288

      couldnt chew gum and having to get those impressions done in that nasty mold material

    • Ant0288

      follow on facebook

    • Reymannkids

      Never had metal braces but I did have a retainer! It smelled bad. GROSS!

    • Pollyana

      the 80s look.

    • Reymannkids

      I follow you on FB!

    • Allie P

      I hated that I never got braces. =( I should have had them as a kid.

    • Allie P

      AND I follow you on FB. =)

    • nc_sunshine

      Personally, I never had to wear braces… but I remember my friend flinging those tiny rubber bands (from her retainer) across the room! That was cool, but I imagine wearing them was terribly uncomfortable & annoying!

    • miatd

      i follow southern savers on facebook….and email

    • Kim

      I had braces TWICE and not because I did anything wrong; my ortho just decided my teeth needed a series of braces. I hated getting the molds taken with those metal trays. I can still taste that nasty mold material if I think about it! Ick!

    • Lorrie

      I follow you by newsletter and FB

    • candace

      I follow your e-mail.

    • Renasaves

      I had to wear rubber bands that quite literally went straight up and down…from my top 2 canines to the corresponding teeth on the bottom…I looked like I had fangs!!! It was awful!

    • Ashley

      the whole deal just sucks:)

    • Renasaves

      I also just subscribed to the daily email feed today!!

    • candace

      I hated the rubber bands and the pain that they caused!

    • lisa

      I was fortunate enough to never need braces.

    • kim jenkins
    • Beenrescued1

      I know braces are about 3000 now. Would be great if my little girl needs them.

      • SFLS

        Try closer to $5000.

    • Kelley

      The names the other kids say when you wear braces are just mean!

    • Margaret Smith
    • SFLS

      What I hated most about braces are the scars they left behind AND the fact that my teeth/bite/jaw alignment is still wrong. I have lived with this bad bite for over 20 years, had two root canals (because I chew all on the one side were my teeth line up) and still bite myself occasionally. I guess that is what I get when my parents' choose the cheapest ortho in town. However, I was the 'lucky' one – my three siblings that need braces never got them.

    • kylee

      i follow on facebook!! Thanks for the great giveaways!

    • jhillpot

      What did I hate? Other than the pain? And the rail marks on the insides of my gums? I'd guess that perhaps it's the fact that many of my teeth now look like they have vertical cracks in them.

    • Whitney O.

      I hated having to wear rubberbands along with the braces!!

    • Bethpurvee

      I hated powerchains!!!!

    • jhillpot

      And I follow on Facebook!

    • Whitney O.

      I also follow on facebook!

    • Abrooke8

      I hated having to go to the dentist and the bleeding and the pain and the ugly pictures.

    • Abrooke8

      I follow Souther Savers on Facebook.

    • Lovemejc

      I HATED that wax you had to put on to keep from getting those stinking mouth soars! YUCK :(

    • Heidi

      I hated how the wires would sometimes stick out and cut the inside of my cheeks!! I think I still have scars!

    • I would have my braces “adjusted” every year (without fail) right before picture time and then my face would be “puffy” for the yearbook picture :/

    • Karlieandbryce

      I hated the way the braces made my lips stick out!

    • Krista

      I was lucky not to have braces.

    • Krista

      I love getting your emails.

    • Krista

      I just posted on my FB page about your giveaway.

    • Sabevandagriff

      I FOLLOW ON FB

    • Sabevandagriff

      My parents could not afford braces for me as a child but i would have loved them… I needed them + caps. :(

    • Jessica

      I follow southern savers on FB.

    • stephanie mobley

      I follow on both facebook and via email! Thanks for the contests, they sure help whomever wins!!

    • Bsurfergirl

      Hated it because I never wanted to smile for photos!

    • mariettamom

      having to smile for the camera w/out showing my teeth

    • Eating with them! I'd have to chop everything up into small bites. Yuck!

    • Rebecca

      I hated how they had to jackhammer them onto each tooth twice, once to fit the band and then again to cement it on.

    • Tsgilb6

      Never had braces, but two of my kids have and my daughter hates not being able to chew gum.

    • Tsgilb6

      I follow Southern Savers on FB.

    • Pedspech

      Hated the pain of metal braces!

    • Jyork

      Hated them rubbing against your lips as you slept. Had to be sooo careful because they hurt.

    • Mommyofone

      I know someone that had the invisalign. I have heard nothing but great things about them. Would love to have them for myself.

    • Suz

      I remember the days when opening your mouth too wide could mean that little rubber bands went springing out at someone.. eeeeew!

    • Jeb 2002

      I HATED the regular braces that I had growing up – so this would be great for my son!

    • Csgordon05

      metal braces can be distracting

    • Angela

      I have not gotten mine yet.. I need them as an adult and refused to get them because of how horrible they look. I am glad they have this product I am going to look into it myself to see if it would correct my problem. Just did not want to be a 34 year old with big, shiney metal in my mouth :)

    • Dpblackwell

      I used to hate going to visit my cousins in the country. They were not used to seeing people with braces. My uncles used to tell me to go outside and sit on the roof to get better reception on the television. (there was no cable back then)

    • Bcogmom

      following southern savers on fb

    • Princessfreestuff

      I hate that metal braces can cut your mouth.

    • Princessfreestuff

      I follow in faceboook!

    • jessica

      Learning how to talk around them. You sound so funny at first!

    • Cconrad

      I follow you daily for deals! Love it!

    • Wrk43

      The metal would cut into your gums.

    • FrugalGirl

      The wires in metal braces always broke off and stuck your gums/cheeks. And the nasty wax to stop them form irritating your cheeks.

    • Barrieob

      Metal braces stink. They sre ugly and hurt every time they are tightened!!

    • Barrieob

      I am a current subscriber!! Thanks!

    • Tfrost99

      I follow you on Facebook!

    • Tfrost99

      I facebook'ed about the giveaway!

    • Mary Chris

      Braces made eating sandwiches, spaghetti, and other favorites impossible. I'm so thankful I had braces and so thankful they are a thing of the past!

    • Marianna

      One thing I hated about braces was not being able to smile for pictures. I thought I looked so ugly!

    • marianna

      I follow Southern Savers on FB!

    • Denise

      I bated that I wasn't able to eat some of my favorite foods…corn on the cob, apples, popcorn, etc.

    • cory4

      I tweeted!

    • Duvallc

      I follow southern savers on fb because I have 2 kids almost ready for braces and I need to save money!

    • They tasted horribly.

    • its me

      the weird looks from other kids

    • Lindawoodall68

      My daughter had metal braces and they hurt her mouth so bad! Plus not mention no popcorn, gum, gummy bears…none of the good stuff! Wish that was around back then!

    • Lynda

      My daughter wore braces and she was consantly being poked by the metal wires. She also hated that we restricted her from gum and popcorn.

    • kellib

      I hate metal braces because they were metal!!! Miserable!

    • Ckgross

      I never wore braces, but I have to save they are definitely ugly.

    • Melissa

      Having them adjusted every month and the wires not being cut correctly. Very painful

    • Sheri

      Metal braces are horable. My best friend wore them and had to change the rubberbands and put up with the pain for two years. I always hated the week that she had to get them tightened. Dreadful!

    • Sheri

      I am a subscriber of Southern Savers. Great site!

    • Kqualls1

      No candy corn allowed!

    • Kallico1231

      I hated being 21 and still having my braces…made me feel like a lil kid…..

    • Kallico1231

      i follow on fb

    • andreab

      the sores they made in my mouth. i still have indentations in my cheeks where the metal braces cut into me 20 years ago!

    • Jennifer

      Food getting caught in them.

    • Getting food stuck in my metal braces!

    • I follow you on facebook

    • I follow you on Facebook!

    • Vanessa from GA

      The worst thing about regular braces is CONSTANTLY getting food stuck in them! My 8 year will have to have braces and I am so excited that he will have this alternative!

    • Vanessa from GA

      I am also a follower on Facebook :o)

    • Sgower

      I sooooo hated getting my braces tightened! My mouth was too sore to eat for days! BTW – I had 3 1/2 years of metal braces – YUCK

    • Mrowland1315

      I follow you on Facebook…

    • Robyn

      Never had braces but need them just not in the budget

    • MandelynMay

      My parents & I HATED my metal braces cause for 2 years they screwed up the reception through the rabbit ears on our living room TV :).

    • Robyn

      Follow on Facebook

    • Robyn

      Follow on Facebook

    • Sallie

      I was lucky enough to not have braces

    • Noel Powell

      I never had braces but I have 3 out of 4 kids that definitely need them. Maybe after my husband is finished with seminary we can consider it.

    • Beth Anne

      being called metal mouth!!!

    • Noel Powell

      I follow you on Facebook.

    • Anonymous

      I follow you on Twitter (@AmberGoo) and tweeted: http://twitter.com/AmberGoo/status/21374723037

    • Holly

      I follow on facebook and email updates. LOVE your site. Thanks!

    • Beth Anne

      I follow you on Facebook!!!

    • Holly

      never had them myself but they didnt look too comfortable.

    • Kim

      I never had braces but my oldest son definitly could use these .

    • Tylerac07

      School Photo Day with braces. :(

    • Sharon

      I am one of the lucky few who never needed braces. When I was young all my friends had them and I wanted them too! But I do remember a friend that got her lip stuck in them, ouch!

    • Megan

      I was fortunate enough not to have braces but my husband had to get them later in life (18 yrs old) and he hated all the food that would get stuck in them!! If our little girl ever needs braces, we will definitely be considering the invisalign

    • Mkbeachsc

      Had braces as a child.

    • sharon60

      My youngest son had braces and aside from the wisecracks he hated getting the food stuck in them. YUCK!

    • acpack

      I hated getting food stuck in there. YUCK!

    • Sherra3047

      Braces were the worse bc food always got stuck in them!

    • Scottpluskelly

      I hated the whole metal braces experience.

    • MaryAnn

      I follow on Facebook.

    • Kimberly

      I am an email subscriber.

    • Kimberly

      I have not had braces before although I am considering them as an adult.

    • Syvannah

      Great prize!!

    • Terrijoy2000

      The rubberbands! Ouch!

    • Smtrueunc

      I hated having a soccer ball kicked in my mouth at practice and having to pull my cut up lips out of the braces…very painful day

    • Djbuff

      Food getting stuck!

    • Jennlovealways

      This may sound weird but I always wanted braces and never got them. I was born with perfect teeth (dentists have marveled for years about my textbook perfect teeth) yet, as a kid all my friends had braces and I felt as though I was missing out.

    • Melissa

      I hated flossing!

    • Tmillenderswain

      believe or not, my sis had braces and I really wanted some…sibling rivalry, iguess. Even though i had no need for them

    • Tmillenderswain

      I'm a FB fan.

    • Heather

      Rubberbands! Also- the horrific headgear that I had to wear at night

    • Rocketgirl5678

      I never had to have braces but my daughter is going to have them and what I am going to hate the most about them is the COST!

    • Dana

      The cuts and sores left in my mouth from the metal rubbing against my gums. I have permanent ridges and scares now. Yuck!

    • Dana

      I now follow you on Facebook!

    • Camillevelardo

      i follow via e-mail

    • Kelly

      I hated the permenant metal taste in my mouth!

    • Melinda

      I hated the way they rubbed the inside of my mouth raw! Oh! I also hated those little tiny rubber bands! Boy does that bring back memories! All the giveaways are so exiting! Thanks Jenny!

    • Melinda

      I folllow on facebook and email!

    • Jenn

      I hated flossing with braces

    • Scottjend

      i hated the way they cut the inside of your lips and the permanent marks left on by the brackets.

    • Scottjend

      i also follow on facebook

    • Kirstenmullis

      Ugly! Everyone called you metal mouth.

    • Lhopper79

      I follow via email

    • Linda

      I follow via email

    • Sandy565

      I had sores in my mouth from my metal braces and I hated them!

    • Sandy565

      I am a facebook follower!

    • Tania S.

      I hated that they left sores in my mouth and also that I couldn't chew gum.

    • heather

      I hated getting food stuck in them. :(

    • heather

      I'm following on facebook!

    • Tania S.

      Following Southern Savers on Facebook.

    • mary4c

      I hated the day after “adjustments” – ouch!

    • Tracy

      I hated how they were so sore after an adjustment, that it was hard to eat!

    • Force_melody

      braces… ah the memories… and yet i am thankful for straight teeth. I hated the raw sores in my mouth. i still have scars in my mouth from the metal pressing into my gums.

    • AmandaW

      I never had braces, but they didn't look pretty.

    • Angelica439

      The food stuck in them was the worst!!

    • shaubold

      I hated my braces, but I hated my horrible crooked teeth even more. I had them put on at age 16 and didn't get them taken off until my 20th birthday. Even though the braces were aggravating and not pretty, I am always grateful for having a beautiful and confident smile now. The invasalign technology is so great. I sure wish it was an option when I was a teen.

    • Amy J.

      never had braces but know many who did…..sounded painful……but then again, i would love to have straight teeth…..maybe the pain is all worth it?!

    • Beth

      No gum

    • Chrystalm

      My children now need braces. But when I was a teenager I had the metal braces and loved peanut rolls, but I would always get the peanuts stuck between the metal and my teeth. I would always get lectures from my orthodontist.

    • M.D.

      Hard to kiss with!

    • Scarmstrongs

      I had the antique metal braces growing up and hated having to brush my teeth with the smallest morsel of food all during school. The rubber bands were also rather lacking in fashion.

    • Zimmge

      Food got stuck!

    • Boysnberryfields

      The worst part was having the inside of my mouth torn up!

    • Zimmge

      I subscribe and follow on fb.

    • Amyinatlanta

      Wearing them as a single 25 year old trying to date!

    • Kathy

      Metal Braces cut into the gums.

    • Rgdintn

      Playing musical instruments with metal braces was no fun. So I hear.

    • Audry

      I also didn't have braces but had friends who did & hated that they made some people feel really self conscious. This new technology seems easier on the eyes.

    • mel

      always having food stuck in them!

    • E Ashcraft

      Wore as an adult – hated them catching on the inside of the mouth.

    • andrea

      Oh I hated how the wires cut my mouth up all the time, oh and the lovely head gear, at least I only had to wear it at night.

    • andrea

      I get the daily email

    • Kathy

      Following on FB!

    • Lee Mayfield

      the way my lip was always cut

    • Megan

      I hated how they always cut my lips and everytime you went back to the dentist they tightened them and they hurt worse!

    • Forkaity

      I never had braces, but my daughter is about to get some soon. I hope is doesn't hurt so bad.

    • Saraarwen

      They never seemed to get clean!

    • Saraarwen

      I'm a new member on Facebook! Thanks Southern Savers!

    • Anna

      one word-MUSTARD

    • April Rogers

      Changing the wire and when the wires were tightened…the worst!

    • Chester4

      Getting food stuck in them…

    • Armstrong

      I hated the rubber-bands you had to put on:(

    • Lynn

      I hated getting food stuck in them! Yuck!

    • Tania S.

      Tweeted about giveaway.

      @TaniaScott

    • Jenn3299

      I hated not being able to eat Snickers bars!!

    • Dana

      Facebook Follower!!!

    • Pan_102

      Signed up for the e-mail.

    • Lkrueger68

      Hated the way they looked!!

    • Melissa

      Everything go stuck in them all the time. I actually have an Invisalign retainer.. it is so much nicer than the metal braces I had in highschool.

    • Sarah B Smilin

      I hate the way they make your lips stick out.

    • Lori

      I am a facebook fan

    • mom of 3 & teacher

      I am 36 years old and currently wearing metal braces—-I really think that should explain it all. They do stand out and some people do stare at them.

    • Bonnie Nobles

      everything!

    • Ginger

      Hated not being able to eat certain things….like popcorn!

    • Ginger

      I follow Southern Savers on facebook.

    • Emily

      I hated trying to just eat a sandwich! all the bread would get stuck all inside the braces. GROSS!!

    • Emily

      I also follow on FB

    • Jody

      Couldn't chew gum :(

    • Whitequiet

      I hated the food stuck in the braces.

    • Sarah B Smilin

      I follow Southern Savers through the Daily Email.

    • Wlwhite

      I hated the removable retainers.

    • Sara

      I hated the white marks left on my teeth by my braces. They literally pulled off the enamel!

    • Rachel

      I hated the pain associated with the braces alignment.

    • Amy

      HEADGEAR!

    • Msuweather

      The terrible headgear! I only had to wear mine at night, but how horrible.

      Following on facebook.

    • Bookbeth1011

      Getting my lip caught in my braces- painful and embarrassing!!!

    • ddflamingo

      EVERYTHING!!!

    • SuperSaverMama

      They cut up the inside of my lips/cheeks. No fun!

    • Asenath

      I hated bleeding after being hit during a basketball practice or game.

    • Afreemon

      I hated it when they tightened them. Ouch

    • Jennifer_1021

      I hated eating with braces. It's hard enough being a teenager but worrying about food in your braces just added extra stress!

    • Ms Rrankin

      The rubberbands that streched from the lower back teeth to the upper front teeth, that would pop without warning. Ouch!!

    • Jennifer_1021

      I follow on facebook too

    • Jksmith06

      Also I follow Southern Savers every day on Facebook, their website, and e-mail.

    • Wendy joe

      I hated to constant cut up cheeks … and the once a month pain from the adjustment

    • Afreemon

      Facebook follower

    • Constantleighone

      I caught a rebound once and my lip was stuck to my braces…. not fun

    • Bbalberson

      Looking like railroad tracks! They hurt so badly!! Follow you on Facebook too!

    • Ginger

      Never had metal braces, but hate the fear that either of my kids would have to have them!

    • Linda

      I never wore braces

    • Francis

      I never had braces — probably need to get myself some Invisaligns!

    • Voylescrew

      I follow SS on facebook.

    • Linda

      email subscriber

    • Deborah Freeman

      I'm an email subscriber.

    • Linda

      I like you on facebook

    • Deborah Freeman

      Thanks so much for the contest. Hope I win

    • Sdavisva

      The metal irritating the inside of my mouth – ouch!

    • Mandy

      Well…I've never had braces as a kid…but, I def. need them and hopefully sometime in the next year, I'll be able to FINALLY have my wisdom teeth removed and get braces and I'd LOVE to use Invisalign instead of metal braces…. :):) Would also love to win the $100 GC!! :) Thanks!

    • Sdavisva

      Following on Facebook

    • Raina

      I follow Southern Savers on Facebook. I had braces for 4 years, from 8 years old to 12 years old. I hated the metal braces because they showed in pictures when you smiled thus causing me to hate smiling at the time.

    • Susan

      UGH! I had metal braces at age 25 AND was expecting our first baby at the time. Not pretty! I hated giving up biting into sandwiches (had to cut them up first!)

    • Mandy

      Oh, I also follow SS on facebook! :)

    • Jmflosc

      I hated them b/c they were ugly.
      I follow you on facebook.

    • Kim W.

      I never got braces, though I really needed them!

    • Susan

      I get daily SS emails.

    • Jennifer

      I follow Southern Savers on FB

    • Mandy

      I made a post on my facebook account regarding this giveaway! :)

    • Frugalmomy

      I hated how they cut your cheeks up!

    • munckin74

      I am a facebook follower!

    • Christine

      Food getting stuck in them!

    • Micheleswil

      I hated getting my braces tightened! Ouch!

    • Jennifer

      The worst part of metal braces were the cuts they caused! Painful sometimes :(

    • Kimberly S.

      I didn't have braces. I wish I would have had them on my bottom teeth though.

    • Follow on FB!

    • Never had braces, have a son who will be starting them next year!

    • Pattilaurens

      I get your daily emails!

    • Shannon

      I hated not being able to eat caramel- my favorite thing!!! My husband wears invisalign now and what a transformation it has made in a year!!

    • munckin74

      Never had braces, but am going to need them for kiddos I'm sure!!

    • Leah L.

      I hate that I wore metal braces for 3 and a half years and you can't even tell it anymore.

    • Andreajc11

      My braces would pop off of the tooth frequently…I liked to eat chewy candy a lot.

    • Thebluepalmettotree

      Hated having to have 4 teeth pulled to get ready for braces!!!!!

    • Princessrenee9

      The metal ones were so unattractive.

    • Kblopez21

      I didn't have them but I had plenty of friends that did. My best friend had to wear headgear at night and it hurt and she drooled. My kids will both need braces, the oldest in the very near future. They both had dental surgery before 4 due to being born with defective enamel. It would be nice to help them get braces that are not as painful since they have experienced so much already.

    • Sawinsc

      The way they made me talk and the fact that they really didn't do much!! I hated braces!!

    • Sugarfeet9484

      I hated getting food caught in them. I'd walk around with lettuce in my teeth and not even know it.

    • amyt

      There were so many things to hate about those metal braces — no chewing gum or sticky candy.

    • Crystal Mclean

      I certainly hated the look of the braces, the pain when I got them tighten, the fact that you couldn't eat corn, lettuce, spinach, gum or much of anything really without it getting stuck in them. I had to take 30 minutes extra after each meal to clean my teeth. URG!

    • mommy2davin

      I hated EVERYTHING about metal braces. Most of all I hate that my teeth could use them again!

    • mommy2davin

      I'm a Facebook follower!

    • kristin

      i follow you on fb

    • MonicaK

      I hated the tender spots on your cheek that formed from the rubbing. Never enough wax around.

    • kristin

      i never wore braces

    • wendy robbins

      I have to say that I hated the rubber bands…they always would break a pop the inside of my cheek .ugggg

    • Lisa

      The thing I hated about metal braces was the fact that my friends had them and I didn't!

    • Jenlindner

      I hated having to constantly clean out the food that would get stuck in them & the way the wires constantly rubbed into your cheeks.

    • Emily

      Mouth sores–OUCH!

    • Emily

      I follow you on Facebook.

    • Emily

      I follow you on e mail.

    • Jackie

      Metal braces hurt! My orthodontist didn't give me wax, and I didn't know it existed until about a week after I got them. Of course the inside of my cheeks were pretty tore up by then :-(

    • Sara O.

      My braces always cut into my cheek. I went through loads of wax, gross!

    • Meg426

      cutting my gums!

    • Sara O.

      I follow SS on Facebook!

    • Elizabeth

      I hated the sores in my mouth from metal braces.

    • Elizabeth

      I follow you on facebook.

    • Kfcastro

      Now following Southern Savers on facebook!!! I hated my metal braces….oh where to begin???!!! I hated the “full mouth” feeling you had when you tried to close your lips over your braces and you felt like they still stuck out. I hated that insecure feeling of wanting to smile at something but remembering suddenly the mouth full of metal the others around you (usually other teenagers…..sigh) would get a shot of. There was everything to hate about them….but the best day of all was when they were finally removed and you realized that maybe they were worth it after all.

    • rwolfra

      I follow on facebook!

    • lesley

      I hated not being able to eat corn on the cob!!!

    • Spurvis

      I follow on facebook.

    • Bvstarr

      I hated how they left huge gashes in the sides of my cheeks.

    • Spurvis

      I hated getting food caught in my metal braces. They were awful.

    • Bvstarr

      I follow on Facebook.

    • Galyettina

      they look terrible

    • Kimberly Brown

      I hated the cuts in my mouth caused by the metal braces!! Ouch!!

    • Gail

      I hated all of it. The trips to the orthodonist, the pain, etc. No fond memories for me.

    • Jaycee

      I follow on facebook

    • Kaylee

      I subscribe to the daily emails

    • Doris

      I hated my metal braces, my mouth stayed sore all the time

    • Melanie Fuller

      I follow Southern Savers by daily email.

    • ah

      I follow on Facebook.

    • Tiffany

      I follow you on facebook

    • Ahealon

      sitting in class and the teacher yelling at you because when you put the wax in your mouth she or he thought you were chewing gum!

    • never had braces

    • follow on fb

    • ah

      I never had braces, but I've heard they are very uncomfortable.

    • Melanie Fuller

      Well, I never had braces, but my brother did and I remember he hated getting them tightened because he would get a headache every time.

    • Tiffany

      I hated getting food stuck in my braces

    • Mntlawson

      So need this to be me!

    • JS

      HAVING TO WEAR A HEADGEAR ATTACHED TO MY BRACES….so not attractive!!!!!

      • JS

        ala Joan Cusack in Sixteen Candles!!!!

    • Cassandra

      not chewing gum or eating popcorn.

    • Jbonn2

      they always use to cut my lips, and then you had to use the nasty wax!!

    • McKt

      The soreness and cuts on the inside of my cheeks.

    • Zoe

      They always looked dirty

    • Christi

      I follow you on Facebook!

    • lizb

      cuts in my mouth

    • Noelle

      never had them, but I am so glad after hearing how much they hurt from those I know how had them…

    • Hendrixonharbor

      The rawness of my inner upper lip from the braces!

    • Damengel

      I hated the head gear. Remember those???

    • Gatordave4

      Have to say I was never blessed to have a bunch of metal in my mouth. The pediatric dentist says that both of my children will need braces and invisalign seems to be the most awesome ever for taking care of their teeth. Gonna check it out when the time comes!

    • Sherie

      Hated having to wear the head gear at night! What a pain.

    • Terena

      I did not have braces, but I know my brother hated having them tightened. I have a feeling my daughter is going to need them, too.

    • Terena

      follow you on fb

    • Sherie

      already a follower!!!

    • sue

      I hope my child will not need braces but the gift cert I can use definitely.

    • Lorrie

      I was lucky enough never to need braces. My 3 kids…..not so lucky.

    • Cpanzer18

      Tweeted it.

    • KL

      I follow SouthernSavers on Facebook!!

    • Ringpowers

      It never seems that you can get your teeth really clean with the braces on…

    • KL

      I hated getting food stuck in my braces…yuck! I wish we had Invisalign back in my day!!

    • Collinsbrad

      hated eating corn on the cob….don't it to this day due to bad memories

    • kim jenkins

      I needed them but never got them

    • Akdesnoyers

      I absolutely hated the month I decided to get the colored brackets, instead of gray. I counted down the days until I could get them off1

    • Val

      Having food stuck in them. It was so embarrassing!

    • Val

      I follow you on FB

    • Crwfmrk

      Missed those fun foods – candy!

    • GO

      following Southern Savers o facebook

    • Beth

      I follow SS on facebook. Wish I had braces as a kid…thinking about getting them now. Products like Invisalign seem great for teens and adults!

    • Margaret Smith

      Just the look alone is terrible.

    • Rach_momof4

      They were so many things I “loved” about braces, but my favorite was how they would rub the inside of your cheeks raw. I always had to carry wax around with me or I was miserable. Fun times!

    • Margaret Smith

      I follow on Facebook (Margaret E. Smith) and email

    • Margaret Smith

      I shared on Facebook

    • Robroy207

      Looks like braces are in my sons future….Maybe Invisalign…

    • sandy

      canker sores- metal mouth food stuck inside

    • Ruthcollins112

      Hated the flaky skin lips they caused.

    • Stephanie

      I am a Facebook fan!

    • Stephanie

      I am an email subscriber!

    • Couponer

      I hated when the wire would get caught on the inside of my mouth. Ouch!

    • Dkshipp57

      Everything was awful. Not only did they hurt I later found out after my mouth stayed in sores and blood. I was allegric to the rubberbands. wasn't fun. Wish they had this then.

    • Dkshipp57

      Following on facebook

    • Jhartsell

      I hated that when I ate the no-no foods, the bad outcome would really happen. I ate a Now and Later and my back band came right off my tooth. Funny how they know what they are talking about. :) My son now has braces at 9 and my daughter won't be far behind.

    • Adrienne S

      I never had to wear braces, but can you believe that for a time I was jealous of the girls with braces! In 5th grade I thought braces made you look SO grown up :)

    • Adrienne S.

      I am a longtime e-mail subscriber and FB follower. You taught me how to become a couponer… and now I'm a super-saver! Thanks!

    • Tamiham

      I wore braces the ugly kind for 7 years and my daughter has now had metal in her mouth for 5 years I would so love another choice for the other 2 kids and myself because i so need them again SIGH!!!!

    • Twlaughlin

      The pain!

    • Erackley

      I follow you on facebook. I also hated having my metal braces tightened. Ouch!!

    • Alice

      I needed them but with 4 sisters, there was no $ for that.

    • Emmabee35

      It's horrible when food gets stuck in them!

    • Adevine

      Getting them tightened!

    • Faye

      I had the metal type braces when I was young and the thing I hated most about wearing them was kissing boys with them on! :)

    • Adevine

      I follow you on Facebook daily!!!

    • Mysticme

      I actually never had braces as a kid. However I'll be getting plenty of experience with them soon enough. Every time we take my son to the dentist she kindly reminds me that he will be needing them soon.

    • Jarrodbryson

      Popcorn!

    • Jlturner79

      I never had to wear braces but invisalign looks awesome!

    • Valeriems1

      I also had braces twice, but the results were def. worth it. although I wish Invisalign was around back then
      :( not chewing gum was the worst

    • Jen

      I hated that your food always got stuck in your teeth. I love to eat but I always dreaded meals because of the cleaning I would have to do afterward.

    • libbytn

      flossing! (and anything dealing with cleaning them!)

    • MJ

      Hated the mouth full of metal :)

    • Allisonking77

      Food getting stuck in them!

    • Maime81

      I hated how the inside of my cheeks would get stuck on the brackets for your molars and your cheeks would be cut up on the inside. Ugh!! I remember giving a speech in 6th grade and all of a sudden in got caught and I had to stop and fix it before I could continue my speech. SOOO embarassing I still remember it and I'm almost 30!

    • brenda helgeson

      Thankfully i never had them, but i remember when my friend got hers off, her teeth were green

    • Savers1

      chews up the inside of your cheeks.

    • Linda

      The way they made everything taste like metal!

    • Peanutkla

      Always cutting my mouth apart!

    • Pam

      I never had them :) but my daughter needs them and i am seriously considering the invisalign

    • Pam

      i follow you on facebook and emails :)

    • Christina

      I hated flossing. You had to thread the floss underneath the wires and it took FOREVER…it seemed even longer as a teenager. I had braces twice and now at 27 my teeth have shifted slightly. I opted for retainers because as a young looking middle school teacher I couldn't stand the thought of wearing braces again! I do love my mom for making it possible for me to have them as a teenager though. They were a pain, but worth it in the end!

    • Diane

      I never wore braces due to the cost. But my daughter did and she hated everything about them.

    • Julie G. C.

      Getting them tightened was the worst part.

    • Sherry

      I've personally never had them, but 3 out of 4 of my kids have. They hate the fact that they can't eat popcorn.

    • Julie G. C.

      I follow you on facebook daily.

    • Michtires519

      the pain and the torment of them rubbing against your lips,ugh…the memories

    • Theflossip

      Mine was constantly cutting into the side of my cheek. I hated everything about braces!

    • Bethany

      I hated getting hit in the mouth with a basketball. That hurt alot!

    • Mariebow

      Metal braces sticks.

    • Thedallasfamily

      I hated always having to change the rubber bands and the dentist always wanted me to get multi-colored bands.

    • Thedallasfamily

      I follow you on fb!

    • Angela

      Follow you on facebook but never had to have braces :-)

    • Slpowell_2000

      eating was the worst

    • Slpowell_2000

      tweeted giveaway

    • K_cannan

      I hated how bread got stuck in your braces and you couldn't eat anything fun!!!

    • Slpowell_2000

      facebooked giveaway

    • Slpowell_2000

      facebook liker

    • isabelle

      That my mouth would get poked

    • isabelle

      I subscribe to your emails

    • isabelle

      I liek you on facebook

    • Karen

      Email subscriber

    • Karen

      I hated the flossing part

    • Alycia M

      I was blessed with great teeth and never had to wear them, however, my best friend had braces, retainers, the whole nine yards and I always felt bad for her.

    • Alycia M

      I'm an email subscriber too!

    • Deannemk

      I hated the pain on the day you got them tighten.

    • berwyn100

      What I hated about metal braces was that they felt somewhat sharp next to my lip.

      LWons@HotMail.com

    • Shaunda Eppes

      I hated having metal braces because they broke all the time.

    • Angie

      I hated getting food stuck in the braces, and flossing. So glad to have them off, but I have to wear a retainer the rest of my life!

    • Shaunda Eppes

      Follow you on facebook

    • Hurdler4eva

      I hated how food would always get stuck in them!

    • Hurdler4eva

      I like Southern Savers on Facebook – my FB name is Amanda Moore

    • Justina

      I hated how long I had to wear metal braces!

    • PJ

      I hate the way they look, metal mouth

    • PJ

      I hate the way they look, metal mouth

    • Clark7371

      Well the first thing that comes to mind is kissing!!

    • Clark7371

      I follow SS on Facebook too.

    • Kdfine

      i hated that you couldn't take them off

    • Kdfine

      i tweeted about the giveaway

    • Kdfine

      i like you on FB

    • Sriggs28761

      Hate the length and cost!

    • Slcrosman

      The sharp wires were most painfuul part of braces

    • ryn

      ugh…the pain!

    • Gwilly99

      What I hated was the sores they made in your mouth and the pain after they were tightened.

    • jv

      my 19 year old niece got these and now her smaile looks great!!

    • JV

      OPPS- i MEAN SMILE:)

    • Jmcwethy

      I hate the pain of metal braces.

    • Jmcwethy

      I subscribe via email and facebook.

    • Nina K

      i HATED going to the dentist every month to get my braces tightened! OUCH!!

    • Nina K

      ''like'' on facebook

    • Rhoneygtn

      I could not chew gum with metal braces.

    • John Rasmussen

      my teeth hurt for several days after each adjustment

    • Linahartley

      I hated not being able to eat Mary Jane candies!!!

    • Lena

      I can't say enough great things about Invisalign. It was great not having everyone know I needed to straighten my bottom teeth because I ran into the double doors on the bathroom in the dark. The only thing that would make it better is $100.

    • I had braces for six years! I got them on when I was in sixth grade and got them off days before senior picture day. I remember that I hated not being able to eat corn on the cob.

    • Following on Facebook.

    • I facebooked about the giveaway.

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    • I never had braces

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    • April

      I never had braces, but did have to wear a retainer on my bottom teeth. The worst/best thing about it–I couldn't/stopped biting my finger nails!

    • April

      Following on FB.

    • Valerie Furr

      Glad I never had to endure braces.

    • Kimberly24

      I did not have to wear braces, but my sister did. She hated the way food always got caught in them.

    • Diane

      No gum or caramels. That's the worst!

    • Bkenyon

      They tway they looked

    • Jeff

      My brother had braces. The real metal looking ones.

    • Hmcooke1282

      I played soccer when I had braces, and my gums would get cut anytime I got hit with the ball.

    • awake

      I've got teenagers. Braces are life.

    • hawkshoe

      I never liked the look of metal braces. At a time when kids are having image problems as it is, having bulky looking metal braces on their teeth seems so cruel.

    • CBrinkley

      The worst part was when my braces were first put on and the metal was so sharp that I had to pack my mouth full of wax.

    • Those things hurt–they poked my mouth all over the place.

    • I subscribe to your RSS.

    • I'm a fan of your site on Facebook.

    • ginger

      Hoping my daughter doesn't need braces, but it's nice to know she won't have to wear those awful metal ones.

    • Susan Wright

      I never had braces but needed them! Both my kids will need them, so this is really neat!

    • Heather S

      I hated my elastics more than anything, they hurt so bad!

    • PM

      Thanks a binch

    • jules

      I never got braces because I didnt want the metal and I am allergic. :( Now that they have invisalign…I can't find dental to cover me for it. booo!!! Great job invisalign!

    • Amyjkraft

      Metal braces do NOT look good in senior pictures :-(

    • Anonymous

      I hate that they glisten in the suN!
      Thanks for the chance.
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    • Cmouradjian

      I follow SS on facebook!

    • Mom22girls

      I hated having the metal braces tightened and how much that hurt!

    • Jessica

      The tightening of the braces every time I had to go!

    • skgaff
    • Ourfamily24

      i shared on twitter as “Amber01sw”
      http://twitter.com/amber01sw/statuses/21419535119

    • Kaminer317

      I hated when I had braces how it was necessary to put that wax in them to keep them from tearing up the inside of my mouth. Ew!

    • L Thompson

      Cracker Barrell is our favorite stop when we are on the road. Something for everyone and lots of neat stuff to look at in the store. My dad makes sure when he travels his hotel is close by so that he can enjoy their hearty breakfasts.

      L Thompson, Statesboro GA

    • Susan Laura

      I hated the cuts and irritations the braces would regularly leave on the inside of my mouth. Ow!!

    • Susan Laura

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    • Angiek1024

      I follow on Facebook. Didn't have braces!!

    • Blairford

      Never had braces.

    • Tara

      I HATED my metal braces. I hated the way food always got stuck in them. I had to wear them for 3 years. Now my own 3 children have braces. My oldest got hers off 2 yrs ago and my other 2 have them now. They now glue them on to each individual tooth instead of “wrapping” each tooth.

    • Holly G

      My sister just got metal braces last week & they are tearing up the inside of her mouth. I would hate that.

    • Jerilynn

      My youngest is going to need vraces. but I have never had them

    • AM

      I never had braces but I imagibe food getting stuck in between them would be the worst part.

    • Jess

      I fortunately never had them, but they turned my husband into an OCD tooth brusher… he brushes for 10 minutes at a time still after 20 years of no braces.

    • Tania

      Ugh! I could list a million things I hated about my metal braces! The icky rubberbands you had to wear, not being able to chew gum or eat popcorn, getting food stuck in them, just barely touch the tip of the iceburg!

    • Linda

      Never had them but my daughter did, and she couldn't eat everything she wanted

    • Laurie

      I had some type of braces from second grade all the way through high school…and guess what? My teeth are crooked again. I would LOVE to try these. My least favorite thing about braces were how they cut my checks. The wax never really worked, it just made a gooey ball of slime in my mouth. :P

    • Rcbarnhart11

      food getting stuck in them

    • Qpmomma

      I'm definitely not a teen but I have had invisalign braces as an adult. They did a fabulous job of giving me a great smile. I had metal braces in high school but only for a short time because they cut into my lips and I would pop the brackets off. My parents got sick of me tearing up my braces and had the orthodontist remove them. Needless to say my experience with metal braces didn't go well thus my need for invisalign as an adult.

    • iamdnl

      I hated having to have the brackets glued back on after I popped it off by doing something I shouldn't:)

    • AmyH

      As a 2nd grader I got braces (1982). I then had braces until (1991) when they removed them and I had jaw surgery fix my overbite. I still have a permanent retainer. Needless to say when my mom took me into the orthadontist he hit the jackpot.

      • AmyH

        I forgot to say what I hated most – having them my whole childhood.

    • Lisa

      I follow on Facebook.

    • Shanvickery

      I hated how they constantly rubbed ulcers on my lips…and they always had food packed in them.

    • Emily Pritchett

      I hated trying to floss with metal braces. It was so hard!

    • Miranda

      What I hated the most about Metal Braces would be of course not being able to bite my nails!!! Yes this was a nasty habbit that I more than likely needed to break, but for an avid nail biter, just cold hard quitting was tough!!!

    • April

      No gum!

    • 4j

      I hated them because as an athlete I was constantly getting a busted lip – one time the “bracket” when clear through my lip had to go to the Doctor/ ER facilty to have them removed….IT WAS PAINFUL! I would have LOVED invisalign and they would have been so much “safer” for us athletes.

    • Nathan

      The food getting stuck in them was awful.

    • Marcia Goss
    • Iamshopping

      I hated the headgear that my parents expected me to wear to school. (Like that ever happened) I did wear it to bed and it would sometimes come out of the slots in my braces and jab me in the back of my mouth. Ouch! I'm so glad all of that is over. :)

    • Steve

      I didn't have braces growing up