Traditional metal braces orthodontic appliances are metal appliances that are usually used as a therapeutic tool for orthodontic treatment. Classic metal braces have special locks that are connected with each other by an orthodontic arch using the so-called. ligatures.
How does a metal braces work?
A metal orthodontic braces is a type of fixed orthodontic device commonly used in orthodontics. It aims to exert a constant, though delicate, force on the arches of the teeth, for proper placement in the mouth. The orthodontic arch is attached to the ligatures of the ligature, and the latches attach directly to the front surface of the teeth, using a special dental adhesive. Both the orthodontic arch and the ligature, the orthodontic erasers, are replaced by the orthodontist during orthodontic treatment at least several times.