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The Dangers of “DIY” Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic Arts DIY braces aren't for you

You can find a surplus of do it yourself orthodontic techniques on the internet, which even include mail order impressions to get clear aligners without even seeing a dentist or orthodontist. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) is urging consumers to beware of these internet videos and websites which encourage people to try and straighten their own teeth. Moving teeth is a medical procedure and needs personal supervision by an orthodontist.