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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 Cape Town. Compare all the dentists and contact the braces clinic in Cape Town that's right for you.

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ServiceScore
Excellent
from 1,092 users
8.1
All Smiles Dentist, Century City - Dr Sayed Dental SurgeryFeatured

All Smiles Dentist, Century City

Century Medical Suites, Century City, Cape Town, 7441
4.5 from 19 verified reviews
He did such a great and painless job that I wanted to cry tears of joy after he was donePhillia, South Africa, 27 08 21

This was probably my best dental experience to date. The receptionist, Yoneli, was patient and helpful throughout the process and both Dr Sayed + Dr Ismail were so considerate. I was in safe hands with Dr Ismail for the wisdom tooth extraction. He did such a great and painless job that I wanted to cry tears of joy after he was done. 10/10 would recommend. Was also lucky to stumble on them during women's month because I got a 20% discount on the consultation 😉

Braces R18000 - R140000
Clear Aligners R60000 - R120000
Metal Braces R18000 - R33000
5 more treatments
ServiceScore
Outstanding
from 1,577 users
9.6
Dr Johan Hartshorne - Dental Clinic in South AfricaFeatured

Dr Johan Hartshorne

087 550 3622 ext: 64087 Intercare Medical and Dental Centre, 43 Old Oak Road, Tyger Valley, 7536
4.8 from 24 verified reviews
The experience so far is greatGerrie, South Africa, 23 07 18

So far I can only praise Dr Hartshorne for his work so far. This is a journey for me. I have been treated by him for about 8 months for 3 dental implants and the experience so far is great. I know this is expensive, however, I have trust in Dr Hartshorne ability and work. Happy with service so far.

Braces R22600 - R34000
Orthodontic treatment (braces) applicable to children and adults
Orthodontist Consultation from R450
Initial consultation is complimentary
Clear Braces R28600 - R36800
I use the Damon Clear systemThere is an additional cost of approx R380 per brace.Patients usually request only upper 6 fronth teeth in clear braces
11 more treatments
ServiceScore
Excellent
from 76 users
8.3
Strydom Orthodontics - Orthodontist

Strydom Orthodontics

15 Kildare Rd, Newlands, Cape Town, 7700
Our practice is dedicated to deliver high quality orthodontic care, individualized treatment and attention to detail in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Braces  
Orthodontist Consultation up to R400
Metal Braces  
5 more treatments
ServiceScore
Very Good
from 484 users
7.6
Kromboom Dental Centre - Dr. Wardah Palmer

Kromboom Dental Centre

Cnr Kromboom and Burwood Rds, Rondebosch East, Cape Town, 7780
4.5 from 15 verified reviews
I will definitely recommend themAndrea, South Africa, 07 11 16

I went for a second opinion on getting my wisdom teeth removed. 2 impacted and 2 regular. Check-in was very friendly, I didn't wait longer than the appointment scheduled time and the dentist were also very friendly. They explained in an easy to follow manner and gave me all the options I had to move forward along with booklets to read at home. I will definitely recommend them.

Braces R8000 - R30000
Orthodontist Consultation  
Clear Braces R12000 - R50000
11 more treatments
ServiceScore
Good
from 78 users
6.2
Longbeach Dental - Dr Janel Welgemoed

Longbeach Dental

7 Carlton Close, Sun Valley, Noordhoek, 80000
5.0 from 1 verified review
All her reassurances let me know I’d made the right decisionJohn, South Africa, 29 08 18

I made an appointment for dentures at Long Beach. I’m about halfway through the process now and it’ll be another four months before everything’s complete. I’m not sure if I got a fair price for the dentures. I didn’t shop around before choosing this clinic. I went with them because it was conveniently located. There was considerable pain involved because we extracted 10 teeth at once. I was given pain medication and had follow-up visits afterwards. My dentist explained everything in detail. As we went along, she told me what she was doing and also why she was doing it. All her reassurances let me know I’d made the right decision. Overall, I was treated quite well. Everyone is so friendly. The clinic is also quite nice.

Braces  
Mouth Guard  
ServiceScore
Satisfactory
from 77 users
5.4
Cape Town Dentists - Dental Clinic in South Africa

Cape Town Dentists

Annex 116 Milnerton Mediclinic Racecourse Road, Milnerton, Cape Town, 7441
For more information about Cape Town Dentists in Cape Town please contact the clinic.
Braces  
Metal Braces  
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