Metal braces are the most used appliance worldwide to align teeth.
This appliance contains different parts:
– Bands: metal ring fixed on the posterior teeth, most of the times on the molars.
– Braces: the metal parts that are fixed over the labial surface of the teeth.
– Wires: they generate the force to move the teeth
– Elastic: rubber bands that attach the wire to the braces, they come in different colours.