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Guide to Orthodontics Procedures Involved in the Treatment Process
The process of fitting and cementing orthodontic bands to your teeth.
The process of attaching brackets to your teeth using special orthodontic cement.
An X-ray of your head that shows the relative positions and growth of the face, jaws, and teeth.
A meeting with your orthodontist to discuss a treatment plant.
The process of removing bonded orthodontic bands from your teeth.
The process of removing cemented orthodontic brackets from your teeth.
The process of making a model of your teeth by biting into a soft material that hardens into a mold of your teeth. Your orthodontist will use these impressions to prepare your treatment plan.
An alternative to traditional braces, a clear aligner straightens your teeth with a series of clear custom-molded aligners. Clear aligners can correct some, but not all, orthodontic problems.
The process of attaching an archwire to the brackets on your teeth.
An X-ray that rotates around your head to take pictures of your teeth, jaw, and other facial areas.