Did you know… All orthodontists are dentists, but only about 5% of dentist are orthodontists.
Did you know… Some of the wires used in dental braces are activated by body heat and were developed by NASA.
Did you know… Dr. Charles Tweed was the first ever orthodontist in the United States in the late 18th century.
Did you know… Pierre Fauchard, a dentist from France, created the very first modern braces in 1728. He used a horseshoe-shaped piece of precious metal and silk threads or waxed linen to hold the metal in place.