Ortho Procedures
Impressions
Impressions

The first step in making a model of your teeth. You bite into a container filled with a rubber type material, and that material hardens to produce a mold of your teeth.

Wax Bite
Wax Bite

A procedure to measure how well your teeth come together. You bite a sheet of wax and leave bite marks in the wax. This helps the orthodontist relate the upper and lower models of your teeth together.

Banding
Banding

The process of cementing orthodontic bands to your teeth.

Orthodontic Adjustments
Orthodontic Adjustments

A process which occurs every 6 - 8 weeks when you have braces. You go into the orthodontist's office and the orthodontist either makes an adjustment to the wires in your braces or changes the wires.

Ligation
Ligation

A process where an archwire is attached to the brackets on your teeth.

Debonding
Debonding

The removal of cemented orthodontic brackets.

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