Two questions for 2day...

You get two questions for the price of one today. OK, actually, they're both free. The first question we have already answered on our Ask the PLS page, so I'm providing a link. But feel free to give Allie some support. Her question is...

my one boob is bigger than the other..is that normal?

This is a common concern, Allie. Read the full answer.

And now for question number two...

Dear PLS,
I need to get braces. Will they hurt? I want a colour that looks pretty but doesn't tell the world "I HAVE BRACES!" What colour/colours should I get? Will I look ugly?
Skye, 14

Some of you may have braces, so feel free to answer. Also, check out this for more Braces info.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey Skye(:
i have braces and i will be completely honest with you;
YES they will hurt. for the first week or so it will be really hard to eat solid food. i also suggest taking pain medication the days you get them tightened. also nooooooooo you will not look ugly!!! for colors i suggest a light blue; pretty but not as noticable. i would stay away from yellow; it makes your teeth look yellow. theres also light purple and a bunch of others
good luck!!!!!!!
luv JS:)

May 13, 2009 at 5:16 PM  
Anonymous Samantha said...

no they will not make u look ugly or any thing and if the people make fun of u then do not pay a tenchen to them just be ur self!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!....

May 13, 2009 at 5:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Braces Will hurt a a little for about 2 days, But a little advil or tyronel will do the charm.

May 13, 2009 at 6:16 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

yes it is normal for one boob to be bigger than the other Allie.
braces are soo cool, yes they hurt but in the end all the pain you went threw is worth it, because your teeth will look better than ever

May 13, 2009 at 7:35 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

skye~
yeah, braces hurt. at the beginning! when you first get them on, they will, so take tylenol, advil, or any other pain medication. that will ease the pain. you can try eating yogurt, cottage cheese, any soft foods really until your teeth feel better. as for colors, i like light pink and blue, or a seafomy green. thats pretty. good luck!
~hayley~

May 14, 2009 at 3:25 PM  
Blogger Jemma said...

Hey there,
Good advice, but check with your mom or dad before taking pain reliever or other medicine. And if you need to take medicine AT school, you should check with the nurse or office. Lots of rules on that kind of stuff and I don't want anyone getting into trouble!

May 14, 2009 at 4:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Skye,
I don't have any braces, but I know a lot of people who do. Some of there comments were: It hurts so B A D ! and It is not fun at all. . . . and lots more. I found out that was only at the beginning. After a couple of days it should be easier having them. Of course it will hurt, but just think of this. One day you will have beautiful, white, straight teeth. Won't that be great? Remember it isn't the end of the world.
And now about colors. Usually you can pick two colors, so pick ones that go good together. Such as lime green and pink, navy blue and gray (my school colors), purple and orange, and ETC. Good luck with your teeth and don't worry!
Sincerely,
Girl who doesn't have braces, but knows a lot about them. lol! See ya

May 14, 2009 at 5:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey!
I have braces! I have to admitt... not to scare you but they do hurt! For about a week they hurt, but don't be down! In the end it will be worth it because your teeth will look AH-MAZING! I suggest for colors like a light blue, dark blue, pink, purple, light purple. and there are a bunch of other colors! Don't go with yellow, clear, or white because yellow makes your teeth look yellow, and clear and white turn yellow and it looks gross! haha! Well good luck!

May 14, 2009 at 5:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ok. im going to get braces. and all my friends say it only hurts a second when thay attatch them. and i dont think you will end up being ugly. everyone is pretty in their own special way! always remember that!

May 14, 2009 at 5:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I had braces. They do hurt, but only when you have just gotten them tightened. Mine came off a couple weeks ago, and I have a retainer. I love my new smile and I think you'll like yours, too!!!

May 14, 2009 at 8:25 PM  
Anonymous bubbles said...

I'm going 2 get braces...i WAS scared but you could do like purple and gold!!


Haylie

May 14, 2009 at 10:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey, i got braces the week before halloween, so NOT fun, i coldnt eat like any candy! but, i got used to them. yeah, im sorry to say that they will hurt a little, but they hurt some people more than otehrs. for example, they hurt my one friend a ton, but me, not so much. i reccomend not getting white (because it turns pink if you eat red sauce), and black (because it makes you look like you have wholes in your teeth. get colors that your comfortable with. what i do, is close my eyes and keep pickin random colors till i find one that i like.
Hope this helps!

May 15, 2009 at 7:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I got my braces one year ago. At first I was super scared to get them on but honestly it's not that bad. During the process of getting them on it does not hurt. But (varying on person to person) they may be uncomfortable for 2-5 days after getting them! Good luck, and don't stress it will be so worth it.

May 15, 2009 at 7:39 PM  
Anonymous Elli said...

Hey Skye,
you know I'm getting braces also, and from what I heard they do hurt after a while. I'm a little scared, but hey, its worth it when you have straight teeth after they come off. I think colors that aren't to bold but are pretty are, white & light pink, white & light blue, white & lime green. Its becoming more normal to have them. And they don't make you look ugly, its all in the way you look at it. Good luck! :)

May 15, 2009 at 8:09 PM  
Anonymous Cassabelle said...

I DONT HAVE BRACES, BUT A LOT OF MY FRIENDS HAVE THEM. IVE ALWAYS WANTED THEM. (IVE ALWAYS WANTED WHAT I CANT HAVE!) AFTER READING THIS I ASKED MY FRIENDS WHAT THEY THOUGHT....HERES THEIR ANSWERS....."SINCE MY TEETH ARE LIKE SUPER SENSITIVE I COULDNT EAT SOLID FOODS FOR 2 WEEKS! BUT EVENTUALLY I GOT USED TO THEM NOW THE ONLY TIME THEY HURT IS WHEN I GET THEM TIGHTENED, AND EVEN THEN IT ONLY LASTS FOR 2 DAYS." AND ALSO "THEY MAKE ME LIKE REALLY SLOBBERY SO I ADVISE HER TO SWALLOW BEFORE SHE TALKS!" AND THERE WERE A LOT MORE.....ABOUT EVERYONE SAID THAT THEY HURT FOR A COUPLE DAYS....AND THOSE WERE THE ONLY NEGATIVE COMMENTS. SO WAT I SAY IF HAVE FUN WITH IT PICK PRETTY, BUT LIGHT, COLORS AND SWALLOW!!!!! 8*)

May 15, 2009 at 10:07 PM  
Blogger Anna Banana said...

lots of people have braces don't worry. and everyone has one boob bigger than the other, even if they don't know it.

May 17, 2009 at 3:40 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i personally had one boob really bigger than the other even though they were both small. i often wore tight under wear under my clothes 2 keep them flat n equal but then it got too flat and my classmates called me flat chest. i had this problem for a long time and finally the smaller one grew and they now are equal!

May 17, 2009 at 5:21 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey My names Monika.
I used to wear braces for almost 3 yrs.
Does it hurt? It depends on the person. For me it was an intense pain but my friend thought nothing of it on the other hand. It also varies on how much work has to be done on ur teeth like removing them etc.
As for the colors i'd go for pink and turqoise - makes u look cute and cool :]. Try to mix colours too like a lighter blue on one tooth and a darker on the other.
And don't worry braces are really in right now. It depends how you show it. If ur proud of ur braces and wear them as if its the coolest thing around - girls will envy u cause u have cool jewlery on ur teeth. And imagine how beautiful ur teeth will look after.
For me getting braces was the hardest and the best thing ever!
;*

May 17, 2009 at 6:07 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey well i have a huge crush on my bffs older brother im in 7th grade and hes in 8th well their whold family is moving to Denver at the end of june!!! i want to keep in touch with them but should i tell him i like him know or when he moves? ps he flirts with me A LOT and i like it but idk what his sister (my bff) will think if i tell him now please help!!!!
Grace

May 18, 2009 at 2:32 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dear Skye,
I'll be honest with you, YES, they will hurt, but mostly it's just when they first are put on, and everytime they're adjusted. I recomend taking a pain reliever after you first get them put on, and eat BEFORE you go! You are NOT going to want to eat a burger after you have them on, but a milkshake does make you feel better. :) Also, it's extremely surprising how many people don't notice the braces, even with the colors, so don't be shy about what color you want, (I picked orange once!) or smiling and laughing normally. What's very amusing, is that to this day, people will say to me: "You got your braces off!" And they were removed in November of last year! So keep smiling, and don't worry, before you know it, they'll be off, and you will have a perfect smile! :-# to :-D

May 18, 2009 at 11:12 PM  
Anonymous sophie said...

I don't wear, or have ever worn braces, but my older sister used to,& she said it hurt at first, but then she got used to them. So, i'd say, don't worry to much about it, and if you don't want a color that tells the whole world, that you have braces, and a pretty color, then get a darkish color, like dark blue, or green. i'm sure you'll look great!!

May 19, 2009 at 10:56 AM  
Blogger DeemA = GENIUS said...

Hello ;)

Braces are not needed if you have good teeth , my teeth are not straight but they look fine and white .
If you really want a brace , Yes it is going to hurt you, my
Brother tried it once for a while and it made his teeth look much better , they are good eventhough it can hurt .

Deema *_-

May 20, 2009 at 1:03 PM  
Anonymous Mealy said...

Try diffrent colors every time- thats the beuty of mounthy ortho visits. If your a tomboy and suddenly have a burst of girliness, don't go for pink until you conider that you'll keep them on for a mounth. But it is fun to go with the season. Currently I have aqua and yellow colored ones to go with spring! Also, black is realy vibrant and not what you want. Mine were neon green and black and I hated it! Once again go with what ever your faveorite color is...

May 25, 2009 at 9:36 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey skye! I have had braces for a little over a month. They hurt the worst on the first night. But it gets better within the week. I suggest, color-wise, if its summer, try red white and blue. there is even glow-in-the-dark for halloween! The colors I have right now match my easter outfit. Just remember, yellow is not always a good fellow, and to be creative!

May 26, 2009 at 7:24 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i think green is a good color because it's very pretty but kind of like a camouflage, it sort of blends in.

May 26, 2009 at 9:37 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Having one boob bigger than the other is TOTALLY normal! Pretty much every girl or woman I know had one slightly bigger. I did too but they became even. It was kind of scary but it will be fine.

May 27, 2009 at 5:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am the person for you. I suggest you get clear rubberbands because then you barely notice them. Hope it helps.

May 29, 2009 at 8:38 PM  
Anonymous Kayla said...

OMG! I need an anwser to this, my boobs are growing and I need a bra soon! Help me please!

May 30, 2009 at 9:02 AM  
Blogger kelly said...

im only in third grade and im getting braces in sixth grade will it hurt????

May 30, 2009 at 9:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey :) i got braces last summer and im not gonna lie they will hurt pretty bad the first week but it goes away pretty fast and who cares what color you get these days most kids have braces and even some adults have brace so dont worry be happy lol

May 31, 2009 at 11:18 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

question 1: yes totally normal do not worry
question 2: clear looks good so do pastel colors nothing to bright yes it does hurt but gets better

May 31, 2009 at 12:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i have braces yes they hurt the first week or so but think of it this way youll get LOTS of attention and after a little while youll LOVE your braces get pink and black <3 those colors!!

May 31, 2009 at 7:25 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have braces so I can personally say they don't hurt when they are put on but occasioinally they do hurt but nothing is wrong they are just doing their job. For the the colors don't be afraid to express yourself the color really does not matter it is up to you. Hope I helped.

May 31, 2009 at 9:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey braces don't hurt(much) you get used to them fast! plus they are an excuse for asking for ice cream (it works everytime) plus you get to chose any colors! personally i like silver because they match any outfit!! :)

June 3, 2009 at 2:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

i dont know much about braces but they dont make u look bad. my bff whose a grade younger than me had braces and i love them theyre neon colors. plus a boy i like (my other younger bffs brother) has them and he looks as cute as ever actually id never known if they werent like gold and white. but either way the neon that screams to the world are super cool and super cute.

June 10, 2009 at 6:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

o and grace who posted a comment earlier about her crush. i would say this im in 7th grade and my crush is in 8th also and his sister s in 6th and we are close friends. i wuold tell him. if u dont and he likes u then he will b like well she doesnt like me so i need to move on. so if u dont tell him he will never know and ull never know if u were meant to b. <3hope it works out

June 10, 2009 at 6:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

if u don't want people to see u have braces have clear ones my friend has barely noticed that she had them or get ur favourite colours express yourself

June 12, 2009 at 3:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

to sky i have braces and they hurt for a week but i got thorgh it now my friend love my braces i would choose colours like light puple +blue +green but not white +black+yellow white because it looks worried+black because it look like you have holes in ur teeth +yellow becase it looks gross by becky p.s i hope u ejoy it like i do

June 15, 2009 at 3:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Get the invisible braces!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

June 22, 2009 at 9:48 AM  
Anonymous Annabanana said...

My friend got braces and she was freaking out about them too. I have no clue if they hurt or not (sorry) but its better to have them fix your teeth than to grow up and have wonky teeth. I found out that i might need braces and to be honest im not that bothered. id just choose my fave colour and that will be that. all i know is that their gonna my my teeth straight for when im an adult!! hope that helped!

June 24, 2009 at 3:09 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

im getting braces in a couple months! IM VERY EXCITED! but im also very nervous!! will they hurt? what colors should i pick? my favorite color is pink, but, will it look TOO bright?! PLZ COMMENT IF U HAV ANY ADVICE?!
- KareBear

June 26, 2009 at 11:21 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am just going to say, right here, right now... DO NOT GET GOLD BRACES!!! A girl in my grade has them and her teeth look more yellow than they already are!!! If you don't want people to notice that you have braces at all, I recomend white braces. I once had a friend who had braces and I didn't even notice until he said "I have braces" during a conversation about them. And even then I didn't believe him because I couldn't see them! I eventually saw them though...

July 7, 2009 at 9:04 AM  
Anonymous Never had braces but.....(tana) said...

Not to sound mean but do not get yellow or green cause it looks gross trust me I've had friends who did that and looked like they had gunk on their teeth

June 26, 2012 at 12:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

To anyone who's reading this HI!!!!!!!! Anyway braces do hurt a little when you first get them but not too bad. And when I got my braces some of my favorite color combos were: dark pink and navy, dark pink and lavender, dark pink and light blue, purple and aqua, and (my personal fave) purple and navy. Good luck to anyone getting braces!!
ViolinistAtSoul :)

February 9, 2013 at 2:47 AM  

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