Questions answered related to Dental Braces
Dental Braces, one of the most terrifying word in the dentistry field after root canal treatment, becomes mandatory if you have crooked teeth and other teeth abnormality. Teenagers do not like because it impacts their face value. Little do they realize that
We at Dr. Sunil International Dental Center have been performing this dental procedure at dental clinic in Thailand since a long time and have always got a positive feedback from customers. Our effective team of Orthodontists have always made sure that they live upto the expectations of our clients. This is the reason why we have always been termed as the best dental clinic in Bangkok.
We get a lot of patients in our dental clinic in Bangkok whose tooth are crooked, damaged and completely dilapidated. They all have their own apprehensions and today with this blog post related to dental braces, we will be answering all of them. These Q&A’s will end any sort of confusion which you might possess.
Dental Braces – Know everything about them
1. What is the purpose of braces?
Dental braces help in rectifying crooked, protruding outside, not in alignment or not regularly spaced teeth. Dental braces help in moving your teeth to the right position. This creates a healthy, beautiful and attractive smile for you.
2. What are dental braces made of?
They are made with such materials which reposition not just the teeth but the underlying roots as well.
3. Different types of braces?
There many types of braces at present. However there was a time when dentists used to stick to the wired ones. At the present moment you get the choice of invisible braces which are clear aligners. The advantage of these braces is that they are invisible hence patients do not feel embarrassed putting them on. Furthermore they help in placing our tooth in order to rectify the spacing problem. Apart from them there are braces which are tooth colored (brackets and wires)
4. What is the average cost of dental braces?
The cost of orthodontic treatment with dental braces is approximately $3,000 to $8,000. The cost of invisible braces is approximately the same or higher than traditional orthodontic treatment, which ranges from $2,500 to $8,000. Products such as Invisalign Full may cost more than traditional braces, but they typically range from $3,500 to $8,000. The national average cost is approximately $5,000.
5. For how long I will have to keep the braces on?
As per the regulatory guidelines and standard treatment phase, you should keep your braces on for a bare minimum 2 years. The duration of treatment varies based on age, the extensiveness of the procedure (some people require more work than others) and how closely the treatment plan is followed.
6. Is there any particular or right age to use dental braces?
The orthodontic treatment begins between ages 8 and 14 years. If your kid is 7 years old, it is better to take him to an orthodontist and get his/her teeth checked. This the age when primary and adult teeth are individually visible.
7. What about adults? Is it worthwhile for adults to use braces?
Orthodontic treatment works for adults as well. Dental braces will correct the alignment and spacing of their teeth. The process is not different however as compared to kids, adults will take a longer time to recover. The reason for this delay is facial bones stop growing after a certain age.
8. Is it a painful treatment?
When braces get fixed and later on when they are adjusted you might fee some sort of stiffness which becomes sore. This lasts for a few hours.
This seems to sum up the procedure of dental braces. Make sure you speak with your dentist to judge his knowledge.