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Spacers for Braces – Decoding the Role and Function

Ever wondered about the mysterious journey towards a straighter smile? It often involves braces and spacers. Traditional braces, anchored by molars, work wonders, but the magic begins with adequate space between the back teeth.

Knowing the brace fitting process inside out helps you avoid discomfort and common pitfalls. This article will demystify dental spacers, their fitting and removal process, and any discomfort they might cause. Generally, dental spacers are introduced a few weeks before the braces.    

While not always necessary, especially for mild to moderate misalignment, spacers can ease the initial discomfort of braces and expedite the alignment process. They are a crucial element in the pre-treatment for braces, offering several benefits. Let’s dive in..

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