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Where Did Braces Come From?

According to the American Association of Orthodontists, braces were worn prior to 400 BC! Back then it appears that catgut supplied the bands around teeth that were designed to straighten them. We have definitely come a long way in orthodontics! Today’s teeth-straightening products are more comfortable and aesthetically pleasing than ever before. Let’s look at some of the interesting history of the traditional “metal mouth” braces and learn how we made it to today’s “invisible braces.” Who You Calling Brace Face? History [...]

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