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BRACES: 101

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Ok, you came in super excited, got your teeth bling, took all the selfies and now reality as hit you... YOU HAVE BRACES! 

This page will walk you through the correct names for "that pokey thingy", how to brush, dos, don'ts and at home solutions. 

What's that?

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Bracket: Metal squares

Arch wire: wire going through every bracket

O tie : the tiny color elastic around each bracket. It holds the wire in the bracket.

 

Hook: Posts coming off of brackets. For elastic wear. 

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