Inspired by social media, some people are turning to rubber bands, fishing line and paper clips in an effort to perfect their own pearly whites – a practice that orthodontists warn could lead to gum irritation, misalignment and tooth loss.
Inspired by social media, some people are turning to rubber bands, fishing line and paper clips in an effort to perfect their own pearly whites – a practice that orthodontists warn could lead to gum irritation, misalignment and tooth loss. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file
Inspired by social media, some people are turning to rubber bands, fishing line and paper clips in an effort to perfect their own pearly whites – a practice that orthodontists warn could lead to gum irritation, misalignment and tooth loss. Randall Benton Sacramento Bee file

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April 17, 2017 8:00 AM

Teens take dental care into their own hands, with questionable results

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