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What Are Orthodontic Rubber Bands (How Do They Work?)

Orthodontic appliances are already amazing when you think about how some metal wires or plastic trays can help move your teeth into the desired positions. Then, you add on some rubber bands, and it’s easy to get curious about how each part of the appliance works together. The truth is that none of these components would work without the expertise of your orthodontist bringing them all together just right and making those fine-tuned adjustments, but it’s also fun to learn about how the rubber bands that you wear help to correct issues such as gaps between your teeth and a misaligned bite.

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