“My teeth were all crossed over…I’m getting married in December (2015) so that was the push behind it….I went through life hiding my mouth, embarrassed – now I’m beaming and I still have braces on!”
On her first visit Grania did an impression for the braces and took it from there. Vanessa gets the braces tightened once a month and visits the dental hygienist as well. The braces she has are the clear Six Month Smiles ones.
Vanessa is thrilled she has finally overcome her fear of the dentist – she actually looks forward to her visits these days! “The experience is fantastic, so relaxed, you don’t feel like you’re at a dentist at all – even in the waiting room you could be sitting waiting to get your hair done … And Justine on reception is a ticket, she really puts you at ease”.
“Before, the experience would have brought on a panic attack…”
“I couldn’t stress enough how relaxed and friendly they are – anyone who’s afraid of the dentist I’d bring them by the hand myself”!
Vanessa can’t wait until December when the braces are off and she gets her teeth whitened for the big day – “I can’t wait to get them whitened when the braces are off – they’re moving in the right direction and are completely different already”.
We can’t wait to see the finished product either Vanessa!
Interview and writing by Annette Coburn (Author)