DIY Orthodontics: NO!
There has been a growing trend of young patients attempting to correct imperfections in their teeth using items that are available in their homes. Search DIY orthodontics on YouTube and you will find young teens using rubber bands, fishing line, and paperclips to straighten their teeth. While there are many things that you can DIY, orthodontics should not be one of them. It appears safe enough but it can cause irreparable damage to their teeth and should be avoided entirel