Braces Have Come a Long Way in the Cool Factor

April 8, 2021
Stan Goff

Here’s a quick look at the history of braces and how much orthodontics have changed along the way.

For centuries people have been attempting to move and straighten teeth to improve the way their smiles look as well as their ability to chew properly and maintain a healthy mouth. Today’s clear aligners and colorful braces and retainers are well accepted, but braces and orthodontics were not always so cool.

Here’s a quick look at the history of braces and how much orthodontics have changed along the way.