Class Is in Session! Did You Know These Facts about Orthodontics?
It might surprise most people to know that orthodontics are not a modern-day invention. In fact, people have been trying to straighten the position of teeth for hundreds of years—dating all the way back to 1000 B.C. Archeologists have discovered oral appliances in the mouths of bodies that have been unearthed. Similar findings have come to light with the ancient Egyptians as well.
Although some orthodontics, such as Invisalign invisible braces, have only been available from your Jensen Beach dentist since the late 1990s, it’s interesting to take a look back at some interesting facts about orthodontics over the years.