DIY Braces

DIY Braces

Fox 11 LA discusses the danger of DIY braces.  The reality behind do it yourself braces can end up costing you more than you think. It’s unskilled. It’s dangerous. It can lead to bone loss, gum disease and tooth loss....
Troubling DIY Trend Among Children and Young Adults

Troubling DIY Trend Among Children and Young Adults

ABC30 in Fresno discusses the disturbing trend of DIY braces in children and young adults. Dr. Bayrakdarian, of Unique Orthodontics, introduces us to one of his young patients who super-glued earring backs to her teeth, and used rubber hair bands to try to close the...
Disturbing DIY Braces Trend

Disturbing DIY Braces Trend

KSEE 24 in Fresno discusses the disturbing trend of DIY braces in children and young adults. Dr. Bayrakdarian, of Unique Orthodontics introduces us to one of his young patients who super-glued earring backs to her teeth, and used rubber hair bands to try to close the...
Doctors warn of DIY braces fad

Doctors warn of DIY braces fad

Orthodontists around the country are warning people of a disturbing new trend floating around the internet and social media – “do it yourself” braces. Doctors say there are videos online that supposedly teach you how to use different things to correct your...