Dental braces are devices that align and straighten teeth, it is one of the most common methods for bite correction.
Dental braces are devices that align and straighten the dentition. The plates are fixed on the teeth, and the connecting arc carries out the correction. Braces wearing time can vary from six months to three years, depending on the case. The patient wears braces without removing, throughout the entire period.
Types of braces
Modern brace systems can be classified according to several parameters.
According to the materials of manufacture
According to the application method:
According to the method of fixing the arc :
Conventional brace systems
Self-ligating brace systems
Advantages of brace systems
Correction of the dentition using braces has several significant advantages:
- High efficiency
- Short duration of treatment
- Minimal discomfort due to modern systems
The process of application of brace systems
First of all the patient is examined by an orthodontist. The specialist determines the degree of deformation of the teeth and selects the appropriate type of brace system. A complete examination, X-rays, dental impressions of the jaws are also necessary.
Then the doctor applies the brace system and gives recommendations for its care, as well as makes a schedule of examinations and correction of the arc. The application procedure is completely painless and is performed in 1 session.
Rules of hygiene during the period of wearing braces
To achieve the maximum effect of wearing braces, you must follow some hygiene rules:
- Brush your teeth for 5 minutes after each meal.
- You must use special toothbrushes for braces: with V-shaped recesses, a single-stick brush with a thin bundle of bristles, a brush for interdental spaces.
- It is recommended to exclude as much as possible hard foods, sugar, and caffeine.
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Application of the brace system