Dating a guy with bad teeth

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Still, I need braces. My parents couldn't afford them when I was a kid. To get braces now would cost me thousands of dollars that I can't afford.

Think about that, OP, when you're judging people's teeth. I can afford a car or braces. I need a car for work. I don't need braces for my livelihood. Bad teeth usually go hand in hand with bad breath. Aside from that, ugly teeth are just grotesque. For me, bad teeth are a complete turn-off. R28 Actually, bad teeth can be the result of genetics as much as care. My sister is a dental hygienist and is scrupulous in her own dental self-care, but we both have had to get tooth replacements because of inherited patterns of tooth loss.

She has managed to get implants--I have a removable partial. We've done just fine. Dental prosthetics are very expensive and most insurance covers a small piece of them, if at all. And, of course, there's a domino effect--go too long with some kind of replacement and other teeth in the mouth shift, and gums often get in bad shape. Tooth loss can also be caused by medication. An acquaintance of mine had to get full dentures in his 20s because he had taken Dilantin for epilepsy since he was a child it leaches calcium from your teeth and bones.

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You can thank the EU parliament for making everyone in the world click on these pointless things while changing absolutely nothing. Otherwise, you'll just have to find some other site for your pointless bitchery needs. Would you date a guy who is handsome, built, smart - but has bad teeth. Missing or chipped teeth? Bad breath is a problem. Less than perfect teeth isn't a problem unless it also leads to a bad breath or hygiene problem.

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Teeth needn't be perfect nor blindingly white. Missing teeth, badly stained or damaged You will encounter those teeth while kissing, and poor dental hygeine tastes and smells badly. Unless you're stuck in Mongolia, bad teeth are a deal breaker. The cock is not a whittle stick. Crooked teeth sort of goes well with ruggedly handsome, but not butterface. Hey girl, I think you're on the wrong board. Bad teeth and bad breath are dealbreakers. If the breath is horrible, that's a big no.

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Last bf with bad teeth was brought to my orthodontist for a full makeover. One agree vote with R19, and off we go R19 for Good Taste Czar. R19 feeling a little "incomplete" lately. Why can't your cash fix that defect too? I'd date James Franco in a heart beat. And I'd fight you for him, R I can't believe the hate directed towards him. Smart men don't have bad teeth. Only total perfection is acceptable.

I'd rather date a guy with bad teeth than someone wearing those fucking veneers. Low-grade infections in your mouth cause lots of problems in the rest of your body in addition to making you feel terrible all the time. And decayed teeth are so uncomfortable and smell bad.

Take care of yourself. The Captain is totally right, as usual, on the dating front. Unfortunately, here in the U. In the near future I am facing either tons of really expensive dental work or possibly not being employable if I should lose my current job.

You go to dinner with the teeth that you have, not the teeth you might want or wish to have at a later time. The wondering is way worse than the knowing. My best kiss with someone has never been my first kiss with someone. Also, you might to read this Dear Sugar column, as it addresses a dude in similar straits http: I am now working my way through those articles.

Lots of good answers and comments. This one was useful to me: I went on a couple of dates with a guy, and I was feeling it more than he was.

Question #162: Bad teeth and other dating dealbreakers.

You will date other people. Love yourself, take care of yourself, and people will notice you have a passion for life. I went through this a few years back. And my ex was just an asshole who exerts power over people by whittling away at their self-esteem. Hi LW — I just want to comment to you as a woman with pretty crooked and messed up teeth.

But you know what? Best wishes to you, LW. Things that are bad about that from my perspective are: Things that are not bad about that: We are where we are. The kissing thing, though. That is important in dating, I think, although I suspect the LW would be better off approaching it as a skill to be mastered and not something that takes him out of the dating scene entirely.

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Would it be weird to just tell dates that, I wonder? Seconding the advice on kissing. By the time I was in college I had kissed all of… no one. When the time came to get my first kiss in I just took cues from the guy I was kissing. See what the other person seems to enjoy and try to go with the flow.

Kissing is a learned skill and something you have to relearn a little with each new person. So enjoy the learning curve! Thanks for the answer, and everyone for the comments. Happy new year and blog anniversary! True, but some are more of a dealbreaker than others. This gets into my emotional and social issues. Never asked girls out or went to school dances. Only got a girlfriend if they asked me out.

I wasted a few years staying home playing video games, never trying to meet people or make new friends. I do try and take care of myself now, brushing at least daily, even flossing sometimes!