Curious about removing braces yourself? You’ve worked hard on achieving a better smile over the past few months or years. Now, however, you’ve decided that it is time to get those brackets off of your teeth so that you can get back to enjoying your normal life. While it is common to get frustrated waiting for your orthodontic treatment to be done, you must also understand that there are definite risks involved with removing braces yourself. In this post, we’re going to show you why you shouldn’t. Let’s dive right in.
Dr. Joel Gluck has practiced orthodontics since 1983 when he opened his own office in Nashville. He earned his undergraduate degree at Washington University in St. Louis, and his dental degree at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Gluck then completed an orthodontic specialty residency at the University of Michigan, one of the top five orthodontic training residencies in the country. He also wrote an original thesis and received a Master of Science degree.