Braces are orthodontic devices used to straighten teeth and correct dental problems such as misaligned bites.
There are several different types of braces, including traditional metal braces, clear ceramic braces, sift legating braces and many more.
Braces work by applying gentle pressure to the teeth over time, gradually shifting them into their correct position.
The length of time braces need to be worn varies depending on the severity of the dental problem and the type of braces used. Typically, braces are worn for 1-3 years.
It is normal to experience some discomfort or soreness when braces are first applied or adjusted. However, the discomfort is usually mild and can be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers.
It is important to maintain good oral hygiene while wearing braces by brushing and flossing regularly. Additionally, patients should avoid hard, sticky, or sugary foods that can damage the braces or teeth.
The cost of braces varies depending on the type of braces used and the length of treatment. Traditional metal braces are typically less expensive than clear or lingual braces.
Yes we highly recommend wearing retainer after braces removed. A retainer is usually worn after braces are removed to help maintain the new position of the teeth. The length of time a retainer needs to be worn varies depending on the individual.