I hate photos of myself because I have a huge underbite

DEAR DEIDRE: I AM ashamed of my looks because I have a huge underbite.

I was bullied at school because my jaw seems to stick out, and I hate photographs of myself.


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I have never bitten into an apple or any hard fruit, and my top teeth crunch against my bottom teeth and I think they are wearing away.

My parents were big drinkers so weren’t very good at taking me or my brother to the dentist.

I’m a woman of 42 and am still so embarrassed about my appearance.

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I don’t work and have zero savings.

Would I be entitled to get anything done on the NHS?

DEIDRE SAYS: To find out what dentistry you are entitled to, find an NHS dentist. Call 0300 311 2233 to find a local dentist doing NHS work.

As you’re on a low income, for help with payments you can fill in an HC1 form, which you can find via nhsbsa.nhs.uk/nhs-low-income-scheme.

You will never pay more than £282.80 for any treatment to be “dental fit”, so I hope you can find a sympathetic dentist who can help improve your confidence.

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