Does metal, particularly braces, cause a problem with Thermage?

Hello, I am considering having thermage but I wear orthodontic braces. Is this a problem? If so, once my braces are removed I will have a permenant wire behind my lower bottom teeth, would this still be a problem? Thank you for your advice. Kate

Generally, as long as the grounding pad is placed properly, other metal in the body or on the body is usually not a problem.  But…….have your doctor call the MD only line that Thermage offers.  Your doctor can find the number on their website.  This is what we do if we have any situation that is unique and we are not 100% sure.  It always is good to double or triple check things where your health in concerned!     Dr. I

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