A jaw-dropper: Some orthodontists think we use braces too much
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A jaw-dropper: Some orthodontists think we use braces too much

The $9.6B is getting a challenge from within.

Brace yourself: An industry journal found “an absence of published evidence” that straightening your teeth is healthy.

And a growing number of orthodontists say braces are overused. 

This is about to get metal

People spend $9.6B every year on orthodontics. About half of all kids have let the pros get up in their grills.

But for a profession concerned with uniformity, opinions on the research are misaligned:

The pro-braces crowd says: 

The brace-haters’ take: 

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