History Human Body

Dental Braces


1.  Do you need braces?  Here are some fun ideas to help make getting braces more fun.

2.  Not sure if it is time for braces?  The Mayo Clinic has some suggestions for you!

3.  Need more information?  Here is some great information, including resources in case your family needs assistance with the cost of braces.

Nobody likes having a crooked smile — which is why the Egyptians wrapped animal intestines around their teeth!  Luckily, braces were invented. But how do braces work? And why are our teeth so crooked in the first place?

Listen to the short Who Smarted? episode for kids about Dental Braces for free here!

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