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What are the colour rubber bands for on braces?

Traditional Metal Braces in Ramsgate, NSW

Those colour bands are not just for decoration. The wire that runs across metal braces is actually what lets our orthodontist in Ramsgate control teeth movement. Those colour rings are called "ties" and their purpose is to hold the wire in place. Whenever they get changed it's actually not to get new colours but to get a good hold on that wire so it will work as effectively as possible.

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