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Unlicensed dentists, often referred to as "fake dentists," are individuals who claim to be dentists but lack the proper education, training, and certification to perform dental procedures. Not only do they put your health at risk, but they can also worsen your dental condition and cause further damage to your oral health due to their lack of knowledge and professional training.

One of the main dangers of seeing an unlicensed dentist for braces is the risk of infection. Proper sterilization and sanitation techniques are critical in preventing the spread of infectious diseases, such as HIV and Hepatitis B, in a dental setting. Unlicensed dentists may not have the necessary equipment or knowledge to properly sterilize their tools, putting you at risk of contracting a potentially life-threatening illness.

Another danger is the use of substandard materials. Unlicensed dentists may use cheap, low-quality braces that can cause skin irritation, infection, and even break or damage your teeth. They may also use inadequate techniques that can harm your gums and cause permanent damage to your teeth. This can lead to a lifetime of discomfort, pain, and the need for additional dental work. It's also worth noting that unlicensed dentists are operating illegally and can face legal consequences. Not only are they putting your health at risk, but they are also breaking the law by practicing dentistry without a license. If something goes wrong during the procedure, you have no legal recourse to hold them accountable for the damage they have caused.

In conclusion, it's essential to choose a licensed dentist for orthodontic treatment. Not only will you receive high-quality care, but you'll also have peace of mind knowing that your health and well-being are in good hands. Don't compromise your oral health by going to an unlicensed dentist for braces treatment. Trust a licensed professional who has the education, training, and experience to provide safe and effective orthodontic care and protect your smile for life.