A member asked:

When i got my bottom braces on, they put some white thing near the front of my back tooth and it's there in 2 places, could this be a composite filling?

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Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

is a very useful orthodontic technique to correct deep overbite and or cross bite. Ask your orthodontist for more information. The education and communication needed to achieve a successful orthodontic result.

Answered Oct 2, 2014

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Dr. Arnold Malerman answered

Specializes in Orthodontics

It's a bit of plastic to protect your braces, to prevent you from biting them off until your teeth begin to level and align. Your Orthodontic Specialist should be able to explain this to you. Never be put off about asking a question. We Orthodontists very much enjoy what we do, like talking about it, and are always happy to share knowledge.

Answered Oct 3, 2014

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