Dentists Warn Patients Of Dangerous DIY TikTok Trends

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Don't believe everything you see on the internet!

Dentists have taken matters into their own hands after dangerous DIY TikTok videos have started to go viral. According to KTVU, some of the DIY practices include: shaving teeth down with a nail file or sandpaper, using a spoon to remove braces, fixing your own chipped teeth and more.

Professionals warn that people who DIY dental care at home are at risk for tooth decay, gum issues and other teeth related problems down the line if they don't get the proper care. One person said that if you don't have insurance, dental schools are often looking for patients who need dental work done.

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