How Do Braces Move My Teeth, Anyway? - The Surprising Complexity of Teeth
It's a common question, one that curious people always ask and one that orthodontists hear all the time: "How do braces move my teeth, anyway?" It is quite mystifying how they work. After all, they look just like a few thin wires and metal brackets held in place by rubber bands. However, the process is actually almost as simple as it looks, though it does belittle the complexity of the tooth movement that is going on under your gums.