Braces are an orthodontic construction which is intended for teeth alignment. They consist of plates that are fixed to the teeth, and of an arc that connects plates and this way corrects teeth.
The patient has to wear installed braces continuously for 6 months to one and a half – two years.
Modern orthodontic brackets can be made of different materials and have different constructions, whereby there are several types of braces for teeth.
What are the most common types of teeth braces?
There are several types of braces depending on the material:
Depending on the installation method, are distinguished:
Depending on the method of fixing of the arc wire to the brackets, there are two types of construction:
What are orthodontic braces?
Orthodontic bracket system, which is used in our clinics, is now one of the most popular. It is a self- ligating bracket with an original design: each lock has a firmly fixed cap, which leaves a small passage for the arc. As a result, we are able to fix the position of the teeth with minimal impact, the strength of which does not exceed the strength of mimic and chewing muscles.
Bracket system has some advantages:
What happens during orthodontic treatment?
Before braces installation the patient consults with a doctor, orthodontist, who determines the degree of deformation and helps to select the optimal type of bracket system. He conducts a full examination, which includes making photo of face, x-rays, creating molds of jaws.
Next step is the installation of bracket system. This procedure is completely painless and is performed in a single visit. The orthodontist gives the patient some recommendations and assigns days of periodic visits for inspection and correction of braces arc. The frequency of follow-up visits depends on the degree of dentition deformation and the type of braces.
What are the terms of oral hygiene when wearing braces?
Careful oral hygiene is necessary to get the maximum effect of wearing braces. Teeth cleaning should be done after each meal for 5 minutes. Besides you need to use special toothbrushes:
It is desirable to exclude from the diet sugar, caffeine and hard products.
How much do braces cost?
|Planned activation of removable braces||£ 29|
|Planned activation of aesthetic non-removable braces||£ 80|
|Fixation of non-removable metal braces on one dentition||£ 515|
|Fixation of non-removable ceramic (aesthetic) braces for one dentition||£ 913|
|Fixation of new element of metal or aesthetic braces||£ 57|
|Removal of metal braces from one dentition||£ 114|
|Micro implant installation according to orthodontic indications||£ 485|
|Repeated consultation of a dentist||free|
|Planned treatment for activation of non-removable metal system||£ 57|
|Installation of the braces for the prevention of dentoalveolar anomalies||£ 285|
|Fixation of non-removable self-ligating braces DAMON for one dentition||£ 684|
|Fixation of non-removable aesthetic sapphire braces for one dentition||£ 1255|
|Fixation of new element of sapphire or aesthetic braces||£ 114|
|Removal of aesthetic braces from one dentition||£ 228|
|Dentist consultation, treatment planning||free|
|Examination after surgery||free|
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