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The Troubles Of DIY Braces


Posted on 7/4/2022 by Crossroads Family Dental
The Troubles Of DIY BracesThe general public can get inexpensive materials like gap bands and other elastics from locations like pharmacies and drug stores. This makes it one of the riskiest braces you can make for yourself. However, it can have the opposite effect. Videos instruct users to wrap the bands around their teeth to fix gaps between teeth.

If you wrap bands around, your tooth's root structure could be harmed. The DIY braces' tightness puts constant pressure on your teeth and restricts the blood flow that protects their health. Gap bands appear simple and innocent, which is what makes them risky. Unfortunately, when people think of a tooth, they only consider the visible portion and ignore the vital root beneath it. The elastics may also kill your teeth's roots. You might need to visit a dentist to have the tooth pulled. Additionally, you can leave new gaps between your teeth rather than sealing the existing ones.

Gum and Jaw Damage


Many individuals think that straightening teeth is the only goal of orthodontic treatment. This information, though, might be false. Additionally, braces are intended to realign the jaw and lessen pressure on the teeth, gums, and bite. You can straighten your teeth by repositioning and correcting the portion of your tooth that is attached to your jawbone.

However, DIY braces proponents do not take this into account. Some businesses provide kits without the support of dental specialists who can physically inspect or utilize digital imagery to evaluate the alignment of the teeth and jaw.

Your jawbone is vulnerable to wear and strain if your teeth are not correctly aligned or interact at the proper angle. In addition to the effect it has on the shape of your face, it can also result in cracks, fractures, and even painful bone damage. Consider visiting our practices for safe and efficient braces fitting procedures. Call us to book an appointment today.
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