Braces Treatment

Orthodontic treatment aims to correct crooked teeth or jaw misalignment over a period of 18 to 36 months, depending on the severity of the condition.


Typically initiated between the ages of 10 to 14 when all adult teeth have erupted or are about to. Early intervention may be advised to address jaw growth issues causing teeth misalignment. However, orthodontic treatment is suitable for individuals of all ages, including adults.

Two Main Types of Treatment

1. Conventional Orthodontics (Braces):

        Traditional braces composed of metal brackets and wires.

2. Invisalign

  • Custom-designed series of removable aligners worn for 20 hours a day.
  • Aligners are changed every two weeks under dentist supervision to gradually straighten teeth.
  • Nearly invisible and highly comfortable compared to traditional braces.

Potential Complications

  • Discomfort or pain may occur after the placement of teeth separators, but it typically subsides.
  • Initial difficulty in chewing or closing lips may occur, which usually resolves within a few weeks.
  • Rare instances of teeth becoming non-vital due to orthodontic force may necessitate root canal treatment.
  • Brackets may come off if patients consume hard or sticky foods, requiring avoidance of such foods during treatment.

Embrace orthodontic treatment as a pathway to a straighter and healthier smile. Consult with your dentist to explore the most suitable option for your orthodontic needs.

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