It deals with the correction of malpositioned or misaligned teeth or the jaws using procedures which are non-surgical
After bonding the dental braces, it takes about 1-2 hours for the process to finish.
Usually, orthodontists do not recommend tooth extraction for fixing teeth braces. But if there is a serious crowding issue, one or two teeth need to be removed.
There is a variety of braces available and it depends on the patient getting them. If the patient wishes so, they can even get transparent/ceramic braces as well. For more information on what kind of braces will be more suitable for your needs, visit a Dental specialist at Elite Dental
Getting or having braces is not painful. However, slight discomfort and soreness are usual after getting them. Apart from this, metal braces may feel to be a little tight after getting them readjusted on a follow-up visit to the orthodontist.
The total duration of wearing dental braces depends on multiple factors that include the condition of teeth and compliance to oral care practices. Usually, the duration may vary from 18-36 months.
While wearing dental braces, one must definitely avoid any carbonated drinks, sticky food, and crunchy food including ice and popcorn.
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