I've struggled smiling because I was missing teeth. It was teeth I never had because of genetics. Which are giving to us. We can't choose what's giving to us....unfortunately. I was also not a fan of the dentist or having surgery to put in teeth. Also wasn't a fan of getting braces. I thought that made people look silly...but I felt silly because my smile was not what I thought people wanted to see. And, you should never care about what people see. It's about what you can't see.
Not seeing myself really smile...was not good for me. A smile shows happiness and I needed to smile more cause I have a lot to smile about with life. Last Thursday...I got 2 implants to fill in my missing teeth and these brace come off soon! I couldn't happier with this decision! Now I can really smile at my wife when she makes me smile....cause that's everyday!