Braces And Orthodontics

Looking for the best braces treatment in Daylesford? Springs Family Dental offers you the best braces with a lot of varieties.

What are dental braces?

Dental braces are orthodontic appliances used to align, straighten teeth and help position them with regard to a person’s bite. It also aims at improving the overall dental health of the concerned individual. Braces can also be used to fix gaps between two adjacent teeth. The main function of braces is to bring back the tooth/teeth in its actual position where it is supposed to be.

What are the different varieties of braces available in Springs Family Dental?

Springs Family Dental offers you two types of braces: metal and transparent. The metal brace is the oldest variety of braces. Transparent braces are new in the world of dentistry.

Which type of braces is better? Metal or transparent?

Without any second thought, we can say transparent braces are better than metal braces. Let me explain to you how. Transparent braces are the new advancements in dentistry. Earlier only metal braces were available. You must have seen people wearing braces. Anyone who looks at them while talking can see their braces which immediately makes them self conscious.

It interferes with their facial aesthetics and also has some adverse effect on their personality. With the use of transparent braces, this problem can be totally solved. Now, you can undergo an orthodontic treatment without being noticed by people. You can now smile freely while undergoing a braces treatment. Moreover, transparent braces are made of elastic materials which makes them easier to wear. As we know, orthodontic treatments are time consuming. For such a procedure a comfortable brace is definitely a better choice than a metal one.

What is the procedure to get a braces treatment done?

To start a braces treatment, the dental surgeon requires various parameters, such as the cephalometric analysis and the facial profile. The braces has to be custom made for every patient. For the braces to perform well, it has to snugly fit to the tooth surface. So, we need the full mouth impression to make a perfect brace for it. On the 1st appointment, we take an impression of the upper and lower jaw of the patient. Then we send it to the lab to get the braces done. On the 2nd appointment we fit the braces into the patient’s mouth.

How long does a braces treatment take?

A braces treatment can take from days to months to years. It depends on the oral condition and the age of the patient.

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