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The History of Braces

Posted on: December 19, 2017
Many people see orthodontics, (the branch of dentistry that addresses the straightening of teeth) also known as "braces" as a modern development. Braces are often associated with aesthetics but they are also important for functionality as well. Misalignment of the teeth can make chewing efficiently difficult and can affect speech. ...
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Do-It-Yourself Braces Trend Among Children May Cause Permanent Damage

Posted on: May 22, 2017
*DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME*  The “disturbing trend” of children creating do-it-yourself braces out of rubber bands, aluminum foil, and paper clips. According to the report, there are an abundance of DIY braces videos on YouTube. A popular DIY braces technique is placing “a rubber band around two front ...
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