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Don’t Damage Your Teeth with DIY Braces

Teeth with DIY Braces – DIY braces, a growing trend among teens looking for a perfect smile, can have disastrous results. YouTube videos and other online tutorials may make do-it-yourself braces seem like a good idea, but don’t be fooled — this dental fad can permanently damage teeth and even cause tooth loss. If you are looking for a way to straighten your teeth, DIY braces are not the way to go. A trained orthodontist is the only person you should trust to straighten your teeth. Dr. Maria Yazji Orthodontics offers a variety of services to safely and effectively align your teeth and give you a beautiful smile.

Misaligned teeth are a common problem and can be a source of embarrassment for teens and adults alike. Some problems that crooked teeth can cause include:

  • Impaired speech
  • Trouble chewing
  • Jaw strain
  • Abnormal tooth wear

But the problem of crooked teeth can easily be corrected with proper orthodontic intervention. Dr. Maria Yazji has advanced orthodontic training and the qualifications you need in a dental health provider. Malocclusion treatment options at the Weston, Brickell, and Miami Beach offices of Dr. Maria Yazji include Insignia and incognito lingual braces, Invisalign aligners, traditional braces, and more. These options are proven to safely straighten teeth and maintain overall oral health, unlike DIY braces.

Your mouth is unique. The size of your mouth, your bite, and all of your teeth — crooked or straight — make up your individual dental imprint. A one-size-fits-all approach just won’t work for you. DIY braces don’t take your specific orthodontic needs into consideration. A trained orthodontist knows teeth must be straightened precisely and safely. If a tooth is moved too quickly, as it is through the use of DIY braces, its root can be damaged and it may even fall out. Crooked teeth are not ideal, but missing teeth are worse! Don’t take the risk of losing any teeth by trying to do it yourself braces.

Maria Yazji Orthodontics uses advanced technology to help you attain the smile you want. On your first appointment, Dr. Maria Yazji will discuss everything that’s involved in your treatment with you, and let you know what you can expect. Our iTero scanner takes digital impressions of your teeth, from which a precise 3D model of your mouth is created. This innovative technology ensures that your orthodontic treatment plan is customized to fit your mouth and your needs. Our treatment options are attractive and comfortable. We offer braces that are discreet, and we offer aligners that can be removed when eating, brushing, and flossing. We have a solution to fit every dental problem.

Investing in proper dental care pays off throughout your life. Our team will discuss insurance and financing options with you, so you can get the orthodontic treatment you need. Don’t trust your smile to unsafe DIY braces, contact Dr. Maria Yazji today!

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