October 14th, 2020
October is Orthodontic Health Month and today is National Stop Bullying Day, and the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) is calling all 19,000 member orthodontists to come together to fight against bullying.
Teeth have been reported as one of the common features targeted by bullies, and orthodontists like Dr. Johnson are standing up and encouraging their patients to do the same because #BullyingBites.
70% of Americans admit to feeling self-conscious about their teeth.
57% of Americans cover their mouths when they laugh due to insecurity over their teeth.
70% of young people say they have seen bullying in their schools.
We hope that you join us in spreading this anti-bullying message. Follow our Facebook and Instagram and view AAO's website to learn more about #BullyingBites.