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Reasons to Avoid DIY Braces

The information that is readily available makes it possible to search for ways to do almost anything yourself but some you may want to think twice about before attempting. Among them is DIY braces and your Victoria BC Orthodontist says some procedures are best left to the professionals. One of them is the placement of braces below are the reasons why you might not want  to attempt this yourself.

A quick glance at the components on some of the DIY braces blogs should set off alarm bells even if a visit to an Orthodontists office is not in your budget.  Some of the content on these blogs suggest using the following:

  1. Superglue
  2. Orthodoniic  wax
  3. Rubber bands
  4. Hair elastics
  5. Dental floss
  6. Jewelry making bracelet beads
  7. Paper clips

As you can see most of these items should never be placed in your mouth or be used for DIY braces.  Besides being an …