I am 24 years old. I have misaligned teeth. Is there any chances of breaking teeth while wearing braces coz My parents are scare to give me dental treatment as one of our aunty teeth broke due to dental treatment.
Breaking of teeth due to dental treatment is a very rare occurrence. Teeth do not break due to orthodontic treatment I. E. Braces. But, in case the patient fails to maintain a good oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment then teeth can weaken due to caries. One needs to brush thrice during braces treatment, use an interdental or orthodontic brush properly daily without fail and a mouthwash daily. If patient maintains a good oral hygiene then orthodontic treatment doesn't lead to teeth weakening.
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No there are not any chances of breakage of teeth.
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