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Infographic On Facts About Orthodontic Braces INTERESTING- Facts About Orthodontic Braces Orthodontic braces are not magnetic Metal braces and the wires used to move the teeth are made with stainless steel. The wires are sometimes mixed with nickel titanium or copper titanium, a technology that was actually developed by NASA! Braces have Before glue was used to place brackets on the teeth, braces used to wrap all the been found on Egyptians! way around each tooth! The adhesive used to attach Mummies have been found modern day brackets to the with crude metal bands teeth wasn't developed until around their teeth. the 1970's. In ancient Greece, the people also used appliances to maintain space and prevent collapse of the teeth. The way it adheres to the teeth is actually more like Velcro than a chemical glue. The first Wear your braces were retainer! made of gold. In the early 1900's, orthodontists used 18-karat gold for wires, bands and other orthodontic parts. Nearly 25% of orthodontic patients have to repeat treatment because they failed to wear their retainer as instructed by an orthodontist!! 25% Famous orthodontic patients EVE Tom Cruise Kathryn Heigle Hale Irwin Diana Ross Whoopi Goldberg Daisy Fuentes Chelsea Clinton Cher KOTTEMANN ORTHODONTICS Sources: f

Infographic On Facts About Orthodontic Braces

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0 comments - Orthodontic braces are designed for proper alignment of teeth. Learn the facts about orthodontic braces by checking out this creative infographi...






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