Is halal to put braces for teeth?
my name is saniyah I am 21 yrs old.. i just wanna ask that i have a crooked teeth so can i apply braces for teeth ..my sis told me that islam doesn't allow anyone to change the look of face ...like plucking eyebrows is haram for any reason ..same for teeth ...so can u help me by giving advice ..
Answer given by María M,
As salamu alaykum sister saniyah,
If this is done for the purpose of medical treatment, or to remove a deformity or to avoid other physical problems as inflammation of their gums, such as when a person is unable to eat unless his teeth are corrected, then there is nothing wrong with that.
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