Tempted to Try DIY Braces? Consider These Facts First
You may have heard recent news stories about the disturbing trend that is sweeping the country: do-it-yourself orthodontics. With online videos showing them how, kids and young people, in particular, are using household items, such as bobby pins, earring backs, aluminum foil, and paper clips, to fashion “braces.”
If you are a parent, chances are you cringe at the thought kids trying to make adjustments to their teeth on their own—particularly when there are such good options available in Pikeville, such as clear braces. The consequences are so serious, in fact, that the American Association of Orthodontists has issued a warning about these braces after the number of young people ...