What does banding mean in orthodontics?
Accordingly, what are bands in orthodontics?
Orthodontic bands, also known as molar bands, are rings that are fitted around your back teeth (molars) when constructing a set of braces. They are used in orthodontics to provide a solid anchor to the archwire that runs along the span of the braces.
Additionally, what is banding in dentistry? Orthodontic full mouth banding is a process that is performed on all the teeth in the mouth. Orthodontic bands are used in the recovery process of a variety of orthodontic procedures. They usually anchor attachments to the tooth or attach an archwire to the molars.
Besides, what is a banding appointment?
A banding appointment is our office technical term for the appointment that is scheduled, and the time that is allotted to place braces. The phrase “banding” was coined, because with Damon brackets, bands are fitted on the molars to act as an anchor for braces. The rest of the teeth have brackets “bonded” to them.
What does debond mean in orthodontics?
Debonding is the removal of the cemented orthodontics brackets on your teeth. What can I expect? Pliers will be used to remove the brackets and wires and your teeth will polished to remove any of the glue that is left on your teeth.