Let’s Get Technical: How Do Braces Move Teeth?

It’s assumed that the brackets move the teeth, however pressure is actually created by the archwire.  After the wire is placed along the uneven path of the misaligned teeth, it tries to straighten out to resume its original shape-bringing the teeth with it.  The wires are very flexible to start out with and are traded Read More

How Do Braces Move Teeth?

It’s assumed that the brackets move the teeth, however pressure is actually created by the archwire.  After the wire is placed along the uneven path of the misaligned teeth, it tries to straighten out to resume its original shape-bringing the teeth with it.  The wires are very flexible to start out with and are traded Read More