Playing Sports with Braces

Are you here because you are considering braces for yourself or your child, and you want to make sure they will not interfere in their extra-curricular activities. In the following educational video, Buffalo Orthodontist Dr. Steven J. Hietanen explains why you don’t have to worry about playing sports with braces. If you would like to schedule a free Orthodontists Associates of WNY consultation for your child, please contact us today!

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  • I assure them that I have had patients play every contact sport imaginable, with any appliance that we construct in this office.
  • Also, we adapt the mouthpieces required by some sports to fit around any orthodontic appliance we construct. Hence, we feel confident that sports will not interfere with the timing of orthodontics, nor do they adversely affect the decision as to whether or not a patient should have orthodontics.
  • In our minds, orthodontics is not a barrier to sports, nor is participation in sports a barrier to orthodontics.

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