“DIY” Orthodontic Treatment Can Cause More Harm Than Good

Straightening your own teeth may sound simple and easy, but it’s more complicated than Internet videos make it seem. Beware of websites or videos that talk about trying to straighten your own teeth or recommending ways to move your teeth at home. Adjusting teeth should only be performed under the supervision of a Downers Grove, IL, orthodontist. These professionals go through two to three years of additional specialized education after completing dental school to learn about the intricacies of adjusting teeth.

Internet sites may suggest moving your teeth using dental floss, rubber bands, or other objects. Attempting to adjust teeth on your own without a professional examination can cause problems with your teeth and gums, and may result in your teeth becoming loose and falling out. Lifelong, expensive dental problems may follow. Our orthodontist in Downers Grove is trained in aligning the bite and straightening teeth, so trust a professional to handle those complicated tasks.

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