Alexis is one of the millions of kids who needs braces – but Alexis is dead set against getting them. Most of the time, her mother Rachel likes how her daughter takes after her, but this is one time when she doesn’t. Rachel refused to get braces when she was Alexis’s age, so how can she convince her daughter to do what is necessary now?
So many kids have braces, but it’s always a unique, difficult and often lonely journey. Mothers, Daughters, Braces describes how one family copes with it, in an epic story of mothers and daughters, family and friends, struggles and satisfactions. Good friends, supportive professionals and, above all, her mother help Alexis through these trying times. Also featuring Dr.Samantha Wrighting – and her braced daughter, Natalie – Mothers, Daughters, Braces is a saga that explores and exposes the orthodontic experience in all its complexity – with all the feelings, frustrations, and fulfillment that go with it.
Having braces seems so simple, but it can be so difficult. In facing orthodontic adversity together, Alexis and her mother chart their own special course – but it’s a story that everyone who has had braces, or has a loved one going through orthodontic treatment can relate to. From the discomfort and embarrassment of having them to the gratifying relief of the perfect, straight teeth at the end of the long road – and all the mixed feelings in between! – Mothers, Daughters, Braces candidly conveys the full range of experiences and emotions every orthodontic patient faces.
Mothers, Daughters, Braces is just another story of a mother and daughter dealing with braces – but for them, and for every reader who gets caught up in their exhilarating tale with all its highs and lows, it’s the ultimate orthodontic story.