Orthodontic Treatment Using Invisible Braces
Orthodontics have never been so advanced that today you no longer have to suffer wearing those metal braces that don’t even look nice, but instead they have created invisible aligners that are made of clear and tooth colored brackets that uses NASA type wires and can easily be tightened because they are heat activated. They also have come up with clear retainers where there is no longer need for wire braces. Though aligners aren’t for everyone, your orthodontist or dentist can help you deiced which is best for you.
Correcting your bite is the main idea of this professional and you orthodontist starts by planning out on how to move your teeth and align them correctly. Aligners are for those that needs slight adjustments to move your teeth over the treatment time. The materials used for aligners is clear plastic or acrylic material and they are made to fit tightly over the teeth, yet they can be removed if you need to eat, brush or floss your teeth. Since aligners are removable like dentures, it is easy to get a new set of aligner every few weeks so that the teeth can continue to be moved to the right position.
There are braces that are made of ceramic or clear types which acts like the conventional braces but without the metal contraptions that do not look good; this time it has a combination of choices which separates the bond from the archwire. IN these types of braces, the bands are attached to the teeth so that the archwire are secured which fastens all teeth together. You can now choose the type of band are archwire to use and this is all for aesthetics. Basic guidelines for choosing ceramic versus clear bands is generally teeth with light color, uses the translucent or clear bands than those ceramic bands. This also has to be complimented by either those white or color coated archwire or those frosted archwire.
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So now that this information has give you excited to visit an orthodontist, you now need to know what you can expect in an orthodontic treatment.
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Your medical and dental history evaluation will take place in your first few visits after which the dentist will make a cast of a molding a copy of your teeth. This includes taking a picture of your face and mouth and an x-ray of the your teeth and jaws. The idea is to commit all these important prerequisites to allow your orthodontist to make a careful plan in designing and deciding what type of brace to use and how to fabricate a custom-make brace for you.
So when you are already treated and given you braces, you will need to regularly visit your dentist so that it can be adjusted and to follow specific treatment requirements so that the whole treatment will be successful.
Upon completion of the treatment the braces will be removed and replaced by retainers.