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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.

We have all the information you need about public and private dental clinics that provide braces in Cork. Compare all the dentists and contact the braces clinic in Cork that's right for you.

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Very Good
from 13 users
7.1
Cork Dental Care - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Cork Dental Care

14 union quay, Cork city, T12 K2EC
For more information about Cork Dental Care in Cork please contact the clinic.
Braces  
Orthodontist Consultation  
Invisalign™  
ServiceScore
Very Good
from 44 users
7.3
OConnor Dental Health - Dental Clinic in Ireland

O'Connor Dental Health

Unit 1A Barr-na-Sraide Main St. Street, Ballincollig, P31 AE22
4.8 from 8 verified reviews
I can finally enjoy a beautiful smile for the rest of my lifeAnna, Ireland, 05 03 21

I would like to thank Dr. O'Connor for completing the orthodontic treatment that the other doctor couldn't do. For 4 years I attended another orthodontist who was unable to finish straightening my teeth. when Dr. O'Connor was recommended to me, from the very first minute I knew that I was in good hands. Within a month, Dr. O Connor made the teeth straightened according to my expectations and the braces were taken off where another doctor could not do it for 4 years. My only regret is that I didn't find Dr. O Connor from the very beginning. At the end of the treatment, I bought a whitening kit from the doctor and I can finally enjoy a beautiful smile for the rest of my life. Thank you once again and I sincerely recommend Dr. Oconnor for professionalism, fast and effective treatment. Couldn't be happier with the service I was given! 👍

Braces  
Orthodontist Consultation up to €150
Clear Braces
Clear Braces  
7 more treatments
ServiceScore
Very Good
from 77 users
7.2
Dr John Seward - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Dr John Seward

1 Camden Quay, Cork
5.0 from 4 verified reviews
I cannot recommend him enoughNicola, Ireland, 22 02 21

Got 6-month smile braces with John, he was the first dentist I felt comfortable with within years, explained everything in layman terms and 10 years on they are the best money I ever spent! Zero problems since! I cannot recommend him enough!

Braces  
Orthodontics from €2000
Orthodontic Retainer (Per Arch) from €75
2 more treatments
ServiceScore
Good
from 69 users
6.4
Cork Dental Smiles - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Cork Dental Smiles

12A St Patrick's Place, St Patrick's Hill, Cork
5.0 from 1 verified review
Reassurance for fearful patientsTracey, Ireland, 11 05 17

I had such a fear of the dentist. I was reassured from the minute I arrived at the surgery and the staff made me feel welcome. Siobhan was fantastic and the treatment very good.

Braces  
Orthodontist Consultation  
Invisalign™
Invisalign Lite (upper and Lower) from €3100
7 more treatments
ServiceScore
Good
from 28 users
6.8
Canty Dental - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Canty Dental

Millview House, Victoria Cross, Cork City
5.0 from 1 verified review
The clinic was excellentNiall, Ireland, 29 03 17

The clinic was excellent. My dentist was extremely efficient and my treatment and examination was thorough. The location of the surgery was close by and accessible . They were slightly expensive but i am unaware of standard prices in Ireland. I was very happy with my treatment.

Braces  
Orthodontist Consultation  
Clear Braces  
7 more treatments
ServiceScore
Good
from 24 users
6.0
Michael Cronin Dental Practice - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Michael Cronin Dental Practice

91 Main Street, Middleton, Cork City
4.9 from 2 verified reviews
For more information about Michael Cronin Dental Practice in Cork please contact the clinic.
Braces  
Orthodontist Consultation  
ServiceScore
Good
from 10 users
6.7
Fingerpost Dental - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Fingerpost Dental

The Fingerpost, Douglas, Cork
Fingerpost Dental  is Douglas' newest dental practice open since 2014. We have long opening hours with 2 late evenings and Saturday appointments so there is a time to suit everyone. Call us any time to see one of our dentists. 
Braces  
Orthodontic Retainer  
Adult Braces  
3 more treatments
ServiceScore
Good
from 26 users
6.3
Cork Clinic Orthodontics - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Cork Clinic Orthodontics

Suite 23, Cork Clinic, Western Road, Cork
For more information about Cork Clinic Orthodontics in Cork please contact the clinic.
Braces
Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Brackets  
Clarity™ SL Self-Ligating Brackets incorporating SmartClip™ SL3 Self-Ligating System Technology, are the only ceramic brackets that are passive self-ligating and feature an open slot, true twin edgewise design. You can feel confident that Clarity SL brackets will deliver difference-making advantages throughout every phase of treatment.
SmartClip T SL3 Self-Ligating Appliance System  
The SmartClip T SL3 Self-Ligating Appliance System from 3M Unitek dramatically advances bracket design and revolutionises self-ligation. With sophisticated engineering that integrates the unique properties of nickel-titanium into a precisely designed form, 3M Unitek innovators have created a clip mechanism that brings the first truly self-ligating appliance to orthodontics.
Braces from €764
7 more treatments
ServiceScore
Good
from 10 users
6.2
Dennehys Cross Dental Care - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Dennehys Cross Dental Care

Beltra, Model Farm Road, Cork, Cork, T12 HH90
For more information about Dennehys Cross Dental Care in Cork please contact the clinic.
Braces  
Orthodontic Retainer  
Fixed Braces  
ServiceScore
Good
from 16 users
6.2
Broadale Dental - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Broadale Dental

Broadale, Maryborough Hill, Douglas
The best available equipment and techniques are used to treat patients at this dental clinic located in Cork in Ireland. A full range of dental treatments and services are available at the clinic. Services provided include detailed dental examinations, services of a dental hygienist, emergency dental assistance and teeth whitening with take home whitening kits and a combination of laser teeth whitening and a take home kit. Dental treatments performed include fissure sealing, fillings and extractions, root canal treatments, placing crowns, bridges and veneers, fitting dentures and surgically placing dental implants.
Braces  
Orthodontist Consultation  
Six Month Smiles™  
1 more treatment
ServiceScore
Satisfactory
from 8 users
5.4
Paul Brady dental practice - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Paul Brady dental practice

Main St, Middleton, Cork City
This dental clinic located at Midleton in County Cork, Ireland offers a wide range of services to help patients enjoy long term dental and oral health and maintain beautiful smiles for a lifetime. PRSI, medical card holder and private patients are provided dental care and welcomed by the family friendly team. Services available at the clinic include examinations and the services of a hygienist, children’s dentistry, general dental care, orthodontics, the cosmetic improvement of smiles and the surgical placement of aesthetic dental implant replacements for missing teeth and tooth whitening.
Braces  
Orthodontist Consultation  
ServiceScore
Satisfactory
from 4 users
5.3
Anne Marie Owens Orthodontic Surgery - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Anne Marie Owens Orthodontic Surgery

Medi Centre, Wilton Road, Cork City
For more information about Anne Marie Owens Orthodontic Surgery in Wilton please contact the clinic.
Braces  
Orthodontist Consultation  
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