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What are braces ?

What are braces ?


Braces are orthodontic devices designed to correct misalignments and irregularities in the alignment of teeth and jaws. This time-tested dental treatment has been instrumental in transforming smiles and improving oral health for millions of individuals. Let's explore the key components and aspects of braces:


**1. **Components of Braces:**

   - *Brackets:* Small, square-shaped attachments bonded to the front surface of each tooth.

   - *Bands:* Metal rings that encircle certain teeth, securing the brackets.

   - *Archwire:* A thin, metal wire connecting the brackets and exerting pressure to guide teeth into proper alignment.

   - *Elastics:* Rubber bands attached to hooks on the brackets, aiding in specific tooth movements.

   - *Spacers:* Small rubber bands or metal separators placed between teeth to create space for bands.


**2. **Types of Braces:**

   - *Metal Braces:* Traditional stainless steel braces with metal brackets and wires. They are robust and effective.

   - *Ceramic Braces:* Clear or tooth-colored brackets designed to blend with the natural color of teeth, offering a more discreet option.

   - *Lingual Braces:* Placed on the backside of teeth, making them nearly invisible from the front.

   - *Clear Aligners:* Transparent, removable trays, such as Invisalign, gradually move teeth without the use of brackets and wires.


**3. **Orthodontic Conditions Treated:**

   - *Overbites:* Upper teeth protrude over lower teeth.

   - *Underbites:* Lower teeth protrude beyond upper teeth.

   - *Crossbites:* Misalignment of upper and lower dental arches.

   - *Open Bites:* Space between upper and lower front teeth when the mouth is closed.

   - *Crowded Teeth:* Insufficient space for teeth to align properly.

   - *Misaligned Jaws:* Issues related to the position of the jaw.


**4. **Orthodontic Process with Braces:**

   - *Consultation:* A comprehensive examination and discussion of treatment goals.

   - *Application:* Brackets are bonded to teeth, and archwires are threaded through the brackets.

   - *Adjustments:* Periodic adjustments by the orthodontist to tighten wires and monitor progress.

   - *Retention:* After active treatment, retainers are often worn to prevent teeth from shifting back.


**5. **Braces for All Ages:**

   - While braces are commonly associated with adolescence, adults can benefit from orthodontic treatment as well.

   - Advances in technology have led to more discreet options, catering to diverse age groups.


**6. **Benefits of Braces:**

   - *Improved Function:* Proper alignment enhances biting, chewing, and speaking.

   - *Oral Health:* Easier cleaning reduces the risk of cavities and gum disease.

   - *Aesthetics:* Braces contribute to a straighter, more aesthetically pleasing smile.


In conclusion, braces are a versatile and effective solution for correcting various orthodontic issues, contributing to improved oral health and enhanced smiles. Whether opting for traditional metal braces or more discreet alternatives, the end result is a confident and well-aligned smile.


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Some of the dental treatment procedures offered by Advanced Dental Care Center in Chandigarh are :


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