braces and teeth, who invented braces?

Question by Mo: braces and teeth, who invented braces?
i have a top brace and its ok i guess, i have the traintrack one, ive got to have an operation soon to get two teeth pulled down of out the gum, has anyone else had this done and did it hurt?

And just out of curiosity.. (i think its amazing) how they just put a few squares on your teeth and abit of wire and you teeth go straight, how does it work? and who came up with it?

Best answer:

Answer by ♥ Sarbear ♥
no it doesnt hurt.

The first “braces” were constructed by Pierre Fauchard in 1728. Fauchard’s “braces” consisted of a flat strip of metal, which was connected to teeth by pieces of thread.

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