Valentine Myth about Braces

Can braces get locked while kissing? Well just in time for Valentine’s Day, Glaser Orthodontics in Cortlandt Manor refers to the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) to answer the myth surrounding locking braces and orthodontic treatment.  Currently more than four million children and one million adults in North America wear braces.

 If two people with braces kiss, can their braces become locked together?  Glaser Orthodontics says that with today’s smaller sleeker braces, it would be extremely difficult – almost impossible – to lock braces while kissing.  So if Cupid is pointing his arrow at you this Valentine’s Day, Glaser Orthodontics says not to worry about your braces getting locked with someone else’s braces. 

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate the ones we love, and what better way to celebrate than with a kiss! Glaser Orthodontics in Cortlandt Manor does not want you to worry about your braces getting locked.  What you may have to worry about is that box of chocolates.  It’s those sweet, sour and sticky candies that Dr. Glaser says are known to damage braces and teeth even if they do taste great.

Glaser Orthodontics is always available to answer your questions concerning braces and orthodontic treatment. So whether it’s Valentine’s Day or any other day, contact our office in Cortlandt Manor