This College Student constructed his own braces for $60 and he now has a fantastic smile
Orthodontics doesn’t come cheap. So what happens when you need braces and you can’t afford them?? Amos Dudley, a 24-year-old from New Jersey felt the pinch of braces costing him a fortune. But that didn’t cause him to go into depression. Amos Dudley went ahead and did the unthinkable. This college student constructed his own braces for $60.
Amos Dudley is a digital design scholar at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The only problem with Dudley’s looks according to him was his uneven teeth which made him extremely self-conscious. But what could he do about it; he just couldn’t afford the cost of a set of braces which were extremely expensive.
1 The need to build up his own braces!
To quote Dudley “They weren’t awful, but they were crooked enough to make me self-conscious.” A pair of braces would have cost him nothing less than $8000 and though he just didn’t have the means to afford them, he had an incredible idea. He would make his own.
He studied various images of costly braces. They had the same dimensions that could well be designed from a 3D printer. This is what gave Dudley the encouragement to envisage the fact that his idea was definitely feasible.