Braces Donegal County

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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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6.7 Good
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Dr Peter Farrelly - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Dr Peter Farrelly

New Line Road, Letterkenny
4.4 from 1 verified review
This Dental clinic is located within walking distance of  Letterkenny town centre. A wide range of treatments and services are provided to suit the patients' needs.  
Braces  
Dentist Consultation from €34
Dental Implants  
23 more treatments
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7.5 Very Good
from 8 users
David McConville Orthodontics - Dr David McConville

David McConville Orthodontics

Specialist Dental Clinic, Pink House, Tirconaill Street, Donegal Town
Dr McConville opened his clinic in Sligo over 5 years ago and since then has treated many private patients from the Northwest. He has now opened a new state of the art specialist dentistry clinic in Donegal Town The aim of the clinic is to provide the highest quality care in dentistry to the patients attending the clinic. The clinic has installed the latest in computer technology including digital imaging, photography, and electronic patient records. They are now one of the few practices in Ireland to have a CT scanner.  Dr McConville now specialises in the latest “invisible” brace systems for all ages: giving a stunning smile without anybody noticing you are having treatment at all. Excellent, specialist orthodontic treatment is offered at very competitive prices. Many of the fees are eligible for tax relief. Manageable payment plans can also be arranged at the clinic . Monthly/ Quarterly payment plans are available on a 0% interest basis.
Braces  
All patients are provided with a written quotation for their proposed treatment fee on the day of Consultation.Treatment fees may be paid over the duration of treatment with 0% finance and all fees are eligible for tax relief
Orthodontist Consultation free
Clear Braces  
9 more treatments
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6.0 Good
from 5 users
Invisible Ortho Specialists - Donegal Orthodontics - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Invisible Ortho Specialists - Donegal Orthodontics

Ballyraine Orthodontic Clinic, Ballyraine Road, Letterkenny
For more information about Invisible Ortho Specialists - Donegal Orthodontics in Letterkenny please contact the clinic.
Braces  
Orthodontist Consultation free
Invisalign™ from €1500
10 more treatments
1 other location in Donegal County for Invisible Ortho Specialists
Invisible Ortho Specialists - McConville Donegal

Invisible Ortho Specialists - McConville Donegal

Tirconaill Street, Donegal Town
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Ballyraine Orthodontic Clinic - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Ballyraine Orthodontic Clinic

Ballyraine Road, Letterkenny
Ballyraine Orthodontic Clinic is a friendly practice which specializes in orthodontics. We pride ourselves on quality of service and meeting our patients expectations. A beautiful smile is the greatest gift of orthodontic treatment. Our mission is to give you that beautiful smile.
Braces  
There are several types of Orthodontic appliance. We use the very best quality materials available and only use them once! 
Orthodontist Consultation  
Orthodontics is the specilalist type of dentistry which deals with irregularities of the teeth and jaws. Orthodontists are registered specialist dentists who practice orthodontics. They have undertaken specialist post graduate training of at least 3 years and usually 6 years, to gain this specialist status. Very simply, orthodontic treatment is done by applying gentle forces to teeth and jaws in a very controlled way to improve the alignment and appearance of a patient’s teeth. There are many types of appliances that can be used and there is often a choice of treatments that may be suitable for any given problem. Teeth move best with very light steady forces. To achieve the best results this process should not be rushed but should be done with several visits and a slowly but surely approach.
Invisalign™  
These appliances have become extremely popular in recent years and can certainly help with some simple orthodontic problems. We use a simple 5 stage therapy which can treat minor alignment problems with good cooperation. Patients should be aware that this type of treatment seems to offer the perfect solution with no visible appliance, however there are limitations. Unfortunately the control over the tooth position is much reduced and the results can be disappointing if the expectations are too high or they are not worn properly. This form of treatment can be useful for patients who are unable to tolerate fixed appliance and are aware of the limitations. These appliances are also good for cases with minor relapse following previous orthodontic treatment.
1 more treatment
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Abbeyglebe Dental Practice - Dental Clinic in Ireland

Abbeyglebe Dental Practice

The Glebe, Donegal
The family oriented team at this dental practice located at Donegal Town in County Donegal, Ireland offer a wide choice of dental treatments for patients of all ages. The team strives to create an environment where patients find each visit to the clinic a positive and pleasant experience. The best available technology and techniques are used to ensure that patients achieve and maintain excellent dental and oral health and beautiful smiles for a lifetime. Appointments are scheduled on Saturdays to make visits convenient for patients and their families. Services include examinations and professional dental cleaning and general and family dentistry.
Braces  
Dentist Consultation  
Dental Implants  
18 more treatments
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