dental care


Question by  ffej1313 (41)

What are the negatives of having rubber bands on your braces?

I think they look cool but no one else does.


Answer by  Carrie55 (204)

Aside from the fact that other people may not think rubber bands look as cool as you do, other negatives include: food particles can get stuck in the bands, leading to plaque build-up and bad breath; and new rubber bands pull on the braces, which can lead to soreness in your mouth as your jaw, teeth, and gums adjust.


Answer by  fordguy777 (346)

it typically puts more strain on your mouth in order to open it. The get in the way of your tongue as well.


Answer by  mahee (720)

There are many problems of having rubber bands on braces such as food particles can be get stuck in the bands also can makes bad breath.

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