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The majority of Americans now have had braces, but do you ever wonder what is actually happening in your mouth?

This video shows what can be a painful, years-long process, in less than 60 seconds.

Slowly, but surely, orthodontics do their work and straighten out crooked teeth.

While braces may bring many of us back to the awkward preteen years when food would uncomfortably get stuck in your mouth, seeing the final straightened teeth remind you it was all worth it.

(H/T Mental Floss)

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