What are Dental Braces?

Dental Braces

This page contains the most up-to-date information about braces. For more detailed information about braces, please call your doctor.

Orthodontic treatment, popularly known as braces, is the science that corrects the disorders, crowding and skeletal incompatibilities of the teeth and jaws.

Although the most striking aspect of this treatment is braces, many devices and methods such as removable appliances, growth orientation exercises, lingual braces, clear aligners and mini screws are used.

When it comes to braces, the first thing that comes to mind is the palate, which is usually used by children during the milk dentition period. These are generally used in mild tooth crookedness and simple skeletal disorders.

Brackets called fixed braces are usually attached after the permanent teeth come in, but this may not be applied in every case. Fixed braces can be metal, self ligating brackets, or conventional brackets.

Clear braces can be produced from many different materials. There are clear braces (Brackets) such as glass silica, plastic, zirconia that are similar in appearance but have different results in terms of effectiveness and cost.

Your orthodontist will give you detailed information about these during the examination phase.