There are numerous varieties of braces and other orthodontic appliances available. The most popular type of braces are attachments made of stainless steel, ceramic, or porcelain that are affixed to the front or back of the teeth and act as anchors to straighten and align the teeth. Rubber ties are no longer required to hold the wire in place since self-ligating braces contain a latch or door that can be opened and closed to secure the wire in place. When aesthetics are an issue, clear aligners are employed.
Why wear braces?
The most evident advantage of orthodontic treatment for most people is a gorgeous smile. You’ll feel more confident once your braces are removed. We want you to feel as comfortable as possible throughout your treatment.
Treatment Time Frame
Depending on the severity of the issue, the patient’s mouth and face’s growth, and the length of the treatment, treatment times commonly range from one to three years. The length of time it takes to complete a case may vary from the initial estimate since patients develop at different rates and react to orthodontic treatment differently. The most effective treatment is achieved when the patient uses any prescribed rubber bands or headgear consistently. Procedures for early treatment or interception could be completed in as little as six months.
Braces and Daily Life
Can you eat anything? Let’s discuss foods you shouldn’t consume! The first week of wearing braces is the perfect opportunity to lose a few pounds if you’ve been wanting to! Keep to soft foods during the first few days. Steer clear of rough breads, meats, and raw veggies. You’ll soon be able to bite into a cucumber once more. For as long as you wear braces, you must safeguard your orthodontic appliances when you eat.