Lock Lips, Not Braces This Valentine's Day

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Just in time for Valentine's Day, AAO sets the record straight on some of the biggest myths surrounding braces and orthodontic treatment. Currently more than four million children and one million adults in North America wear braces. Below are the answers to some of the most popular -- and strange -- questions AAO members have received from their patients during the past year:


If two people with braces kiss, can their braces become locked together?

With today's smaller sleeker braces it is extremely difficult - almost impossible -- to lock braces while kissing.

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