Orthodontic treatments like traditional braces and Invisalign®, correct crowded or crooked teeth. This is much more than just aesthetics – there are many other reasons why properly aligned teeth can improve your general wellbeing.
Your orthodontic specialist will recommend the best option for you, after carefully assessing the condition of your teeth and mouth. Treatment options may vary for both adults and children and might include fixed braces, removeable appliances, clear aligners and more. Occasionally orthodontics is combined with oral surgery for optimal results.
Over the years, modern and digital technology has revolutionised the way your specialist orthodontist can straighten your teeth.
Apart from making your teeth look great, there are also important functional reasons for straightening teeth:
Consult an orthodontist, if you are concerned about your teeth or your child’s teeth.
Total treatment time varies depending on your individual orthodontic case. On average braces will be on for up to 2 years.
No special preparation is needed
Follow the care instructions provided by your orthodontist. Try to avoid overly hard and sticky foods so they don’t damage or get stuck in your braces.