Don’t DIY Your Braces

AS PARENTS, WE ARE often impressed by the ingenuity of our tweens and teens, but not every idea they come up with is a good one. One of the more alarming new trends that’s been popping up lately is do-it-yourself braces or mail order aligners.

Quite a few teenagers have been posting videos demonstrating to their peers how to make their own braces at home as a cheap alternative to braces. While we hope these teens’ passion for straight teeth takes them into the field of orthodontics someday, there are many reasons why it’s not a good idea for anyone without the right training and experience to attempt to straighten crooked teeth.

Leave Teeth Straightening To The Pros

Orthodontics is part art, part science, and all about your health and happiness!  Orthodontist attend additional post-doctoral specialty training for an additional two to four years post and become Specialist in Orothodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics.   In addition to specialty training Dr. Alex Gutierrez is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

If you’ve been feeling self-conscious about crooked teeth or if your bite has been causing you problems, don’t try to come up with a home-made solution. Only fully trained orthodontists can determine the best and safest way to give you the smile you deserve, so schedule a complementary consultation  and 3d smile simulation with out latest 3d technology. with us today!  North Tampa -813-968-1611 South Tampa 813-350-0977

Thank you for trusting us with your smile!  #finestsmiles

The content on this blog is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of qualified health providers with questions you may have regarding medical conditions.

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