I need braces and my mom cant afford them i live in michigan?

i've needed braces for a long time i'm 17 and my mom cant afford to get them. i feel really bad when i ask my mom about getting them. but i hate the way my teeth look.
Update: i do have a job but i only work about 5-10 hrs a week and i make only 7.15 an hour it's not a lot.
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