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Taking off your braces is easier and faster than you'd think. When your braces are ready to be removed, your dentist or orthodontist that uses 3M™ braces will clip the curve on the back of the braces with special pliers. This breaks the adhesive bond between the bracket and your tooth.
Each bracket comes off clean, leaving a layer of the bonding plastic on the tooth. A high-speed hand piece smoothes the plastic off the teeth and polishes the enamel where the plastic was removed.
It's all very easy, takes about fifteen minutes and leaves perfectly white and shiny teeth where braces had been only minutes before.
Now is a great time to take that "after" photo!
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