The decision to get braces is not an easy one for most people. This is because a person needs to commit to changing the way they are used to eating and caring for their teeth for the duration of the orthodontic treatment. While these things are a small price to pay for having your teeth straightened perfectly, this is still quite a lot for many people to deal with. Here is some useful information about the orthodontic treatment process, as well as the importance of keeping your brackets on. This will help you have a better understanding of what is involved in this very common procedure that millions of people have performed every year.
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.