This type of braces system is essentially the same as Fixed Braces and we still use a bracket and arch-wire system.
See also: Orthopaedic Braces | Hidden Braces | Removable Braces
There is however, a slight difference – the elastic “modules” which are used to hold the wire in place come in a variety of colours intended to making wearing braces more fun and fashionable. The colours can be changed at every appointment. This is fast proving to be a popular style of braces especially amongst teenagers.
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