Dental braces are devices used in orthodontics that align and straighten teeth and help position them with regard to a person’s bite while also aiming to improve dental health.
Braces are fixed on the teeth to help correct problems that affect our smile, speech and bite. Braces help to correct the following problems deep bite, overbite, overjet, excess spacing, overcrowding, cross bite, scissors bite etc.
Braces are the only way to correct malocclusions. If you have to wear braces, you should be self-motivated as a lot of visits to the clinic are required for effective treatment. Braces are also worn over a period of time depending on the severity of the problem.
There are different types of braces.
- Traditional braces with metal brackets
- Traditional braces with ceramic/porcelain/sapphire brackets
- Self ligating braces
- Removable tooth aligners, Invisalign etc
After the treatment, retainers are worn by the patient to prevent relapse.
Nevertheless, braces are the best treatment option to achieve that wonderful smile. Say NO to crooked teeth.
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