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Brackets are usually attached to the wire by a very short rubber band. Cut the rubber band and save the bracket. So see the Orthodontist to put it back. If you have orthodontic wax, put it on top of any loose brackets about to fall off. This will keep the brackets in place until they can be properly replaced.

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