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AAO Dispels Myths About Braces
In a release targeted to potential orthodontic patients, the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) has set the record straight on some of the myths surrounding braces and orthodontic treatment. The following are answers to some of the most popular and strange questions AAO members have received from their patients in the past year.
Q: If two people with braces kiss, can their braces become locked together?
Q: Will my braces set off the metal detectors in the airport?
Q: Can braces rust?
Q: Once braces are removed, my teeth will remain straight forever, right?
Q: Will my braces interfere with radio signals or electronic devices?
Q: Am I too old for braces?
Q: Can I play a musical instrument?
Q: Now that I have braces, can I still play sports?
Q: Will braces increase my chance of being struck by lightning?
Q: Will my braces attract unwarranted attention from fish?
Below are some resources where you can find more information about braces, please visit their websites.
American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) This site provides information about Braces and clear aligners including the popular Invisalign Appliances. Many patients looking at getting Braces are faced with a Pandora’s Box of questions ranging from costs, to what sort of Doctor should actually be providing the orthodontic treatment.
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