Braces: Different look of the smile
Braces are dental device that helps correct issues with the teeth. They help to treat crooked teeth and misaligned teeth. It is known as (malocclusion).
They straighten teeth. And, they are improving bites. So a patient can eat better. And they will have a good look smile too.
Success rates differ depending on the age of the patient. (1.2)
They help to treat crooked teeth and misaligned teeth.
They help to treat crooked teeth and misaligned teeth in children and teenagers. The type that the dentist recommends will rely on many factors.
There are 5 types:
1- Ceramic braces:
It is colored-ceramic, less visible, and transparent.
2- Self-ligating braces:
This type is for patients sensitive to discomfort and pain. And Patients with development delay.
3- Metal braces:
This type is the most common type. It is clear, practical, faster, and more comfortable.
4- Clear aligners like Invisalign:
This type is clear, transparent, removable, and easy to brush and floss.
5- Lingual braces:
They are placed entirely behind the teeth and are well-suited for adults. (3)
There are 5 types, and the dentist’s recommendations will depend on many factors.
What is the best age to have braces?
The best age to wear them is around 12 or 13 years old, while a child’s mouth and jaws are still developing, but it may be earlier or later.
The possibility for improvement in an adult is limited and it takes longer. (4)
The best age to wear braces is around 12 or 13 years old.
Do braces cause hurt?
In most cases, they may cause pain or discomfort in the days following placement while wearing and adjusting them because they are tightening well. But, after that, you get used to them. (5)
They may cause pain or discomfort in the days following placement.
How quickly do braces work?
The treatment period differs for every person. And it depends on the case. It takes one to three years.
If you follow the orthodontist’s instructions carefully, you can guarantee that you are wearing the braces for the shortest time. (5)
It takes one to three years. But, it depends on the case.
What is the cost of braces?
It depends if the patient is covered by dental insurance or not. Furthermore, sometimes there are some treatments necessary before the orthodontic. Thus, the cost will be higher.
It starts from 7,000 to 20,000 Egyptian pounds. It depends on the difficulty of the case. (6)
It starts from 7,000 to 20,000 Egyptian pounds. It depends on the difficulty of the case.
How can I Maintain braces?
After the patient wears them, They also need to keep away certain foods that can become trapped between them. They can cause severe results.
Therefore may need some other treatments to fix the braces again. (4)
These foods include:
- Chewing gum
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