- Metal Braces
- Ceramic Braces
- Hidden Braces
The entire process takes about 1-2 hours.
Orthodontist usually tries not to extract a tooth but if there is severe crowding then they might need to remove one or two teeth.
Braces do not hurt while putting them on but there can be a little discomfort or soreness after they have been placed, which lasts only for a few days.
The duration varies from 18 months to 3 years.
One should not consume carbonated drinks, avoid eating sticky foods and crunchy food upon the situation.
Your orthodontist will want to see you about every month or so in order to make sure the braces are exerting steady pressure on the teeth.
The mechanical process used to move teeth with braces is the same at any age. So the benefits of orthodontic treatments are available to both children and adults who wish to improve their appearance and bite. The main differences between treatments in adults and children is that certain corrections in adults may require more than braces alone and the treatments may take longer because adult bones are no longer growing.
Some people may get braces for mostly cosmetic reasons but there are also a number of health benefits to straighter teeth. Straight teeth are easier to clean,.