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What are braces?

Braces are dental devices used to align teeth correctly so that patients get beautiful smiles, comfortable bites and clear speech. The dental speciality that covers braces is called orthodontics.

What types of braces are available?

Braces are structural or cosmetic. Structural braces are fitted for children while cosmetic braces are placed for adults and adolescents. Braces may be fixed or removable. Structural or traditional braces are made of stainless steel. Cosmetic braces are made of clear ceramic material or clear plastic. Some braces are self-ligating, that is, they use a slide mechanism rather than elastic bands to connect to the dental archwire. Lingual braces are metal braces placed on the inner surface of teeth. This type of brace is not visible and are preferred by patients requiring cosmetic braces.

How long do you have to wear braces for?

The length of orthodontic treatment depends on the needs and orthodontic problems of each individual patient. Treatments for adults may take a longer time. On average, patients need to wear braces for about 2 years and then they need to wear a retainer to maintain the corrected position of teeth. For some adults treatment may take about 3 years.

How are braces installed on teeth?

For fixed braces, the orthodontist dries the teeth and places glue or bonding cement on the braces. The braces are placed on teeth and a UV light is shone on them to cure the glue or cement. For removable braces, an impression of the teeth is taken and a technician makes the removable brace consisting of a plastic plate and wires. The brace is then fitted on teeth.

How do braces work on teeth?

Braces exert a steady pressure on teeth. The pressure is periodically adjusted as needed by the orthodontist. Eventually the pressure exerted by braces corrects the alignment of teeth.

Do braces hurt?

Braces are uncomfortable when first placed on teeth. Patients experience soreness and need to get used to the pressure exerted on the teeth by braces. Patients normally get used to braces within a month.

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Cabinet Dentaire de Montchat - Dental Clinic in France

Cabinet Dentaire de Montchat

66 Cours Dr Long, Lyon, 69003
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Cabinet Dorthodontie Du Dr Dupuis-Cuny - Dental Clinic in France

Cabinet D'orthodontie Du Dr Dupuis-Cuny

41, Rue De La République, St Priest En Jarez, 42270
Preventive dentistry and the long term dental and oral health of patients is the main concern of the team at this specialist orthodontics clinic located at St-Etienne in France. Sophisticated technology and leading edge techniques are used while giving patients of all ages healthy and beautiful smiles. Services at the clinic also help to correct the comfort of the bite and speech of patients. Services provided include orthodontic assessments, interceptive orthodontics, emergency orthodontics, dento-facial surgery, fitting metal appliances to correct the teeth alignment of children and fitting aesthetic appliances to correct the teeth alignment of adults and adolescents.
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