Posts Tagged ‘braces brackets’

How Do Braces Move Your Teeth?

When you think of ways to straighten your teeth, braces are likely the first thing that pops into your head. But how exactly does this set of metal wires, brackets, and bands move teeth into the right position? Parts of Braces Traditional braces are made up of a few different parts, which all work together…

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Worried About Getting Your Braces Adjusted? Don’t Be!

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Now that you have braces, you’re aware you’ll need to make regular trips to your orthodontist to get them adjusted. Over the course of the next several months, you will see your orthodontist for braces adjustment appointments, so that at the end of your treatment, you’ll have a perfect smile. Some patients are a little…

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The Different Parts of Braces and What They Do

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It is always a good idea to get to know the different parts of braces if you are about to start or have started treatment. Some of the different parts are bands, brackets, arch wires, rubber bands, ligatures, coil springs, and power chains. Bands Bands go around the back teeth, or molars. Your orthodontist will…

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