Braces are sets of wires and brackets cemented to the teeth. Over a
period of about 24 to 28 months, the wires are tightened and adjusted,
gradually applying enough force to move the teeth into alignment.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerWilliam F. Hohlt, DDS - Orthodontics
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William F. Hohlt, DDS - Orthodontics