When there is a large space between your teeth that needs to be closed, after we bond your braces we may use a special wire that contains a loop that can open and close.
To activate, we pull open the loop – and then curl it behind your back braces to ensure the loop stays open. Over time, as this loop closes, it will pull back your front teeth, closing the spaces. This may take several appointments to achieve.
You may experience some discomfort for the first day or two after the adjustment, using painkillers that day can help