What are Dental Braces?
Dental Braces are a frame-like device meant to straighten teeth and improve dental health.
When does one need it?
Braces are required by individual who face one or more of the following issues :
Incorrect jaw position
Certain disorders of the jaw joint
How long does the procedure take?
Typically braces are meant to be worn for 18-30 months, but it may be required to be worn Longer depending upon the severity of the misalignment. Older people are required to wear it for longer.
Is the procedure painful?
The process of wearing the braces is not painful but one may feel soreness and uneasiness few hours after wearing the braces. This is due to the fact that the braces are trying to straighten the misaligned teeth. This uneasiness usually goes away within a week.
How much is the cost of the procedure?
Braces can cost between 20,000-2,00,000 INR, depending upon the material of the braces.
Are braces safe?
Dental braces are very safe, however they may cause some inconvenience. Food particles may get caught between the braces. There may be a loss in correction of the teeth when braces come off. This can however be prevented by the use