rubber bands on braces, what do they do?

What Do The Rubber Bands On My Braces Really Do?

By Dr. Amy Smith

If you’re sporting brand new braces, you may be unsure about what all the parts and pieces do. You know they’re all working together to correct your smile, but how? WHAT DO RUBBER BANDS DO ON BRACES? Some of the main components of braces are brackets and wires. Brackets, as you’ve discovered, attach to your…

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Learn how braces move teeth from Smith Orthodontics in Ripley WV

How Do Braces Move Teeth?

By Dr. Amy Smith

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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