Dental Braces move teeth to their ideal positions for cosmetic and functionality purposes. It is one of the best option to correct malposed or crooked teeth.
Informative Orthodontic System
Performed during initial appointment wherein a thorough clinical examination is performed to determine the orthodontic needs. After this exam an advise is given regarding the problem and the necessary corrective treatment option/s is presented.
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
If treatment is indicated, records will be taken to enable us to study the problems and determine the corrective measures. We will take impressions for upper and lower study models, facial and oral photographs, a panoramic and cephalometric head x-ray.
Is the centerpiece of our informative dentistry program. A separate appointment schedule is set and both parents and patient are requested to be present. The case is presented in detail based on all the data gathered. Discussion of the problem, including the fee for the entire treatment, it's anticipated length of treatment time and financial arrangement is emphasized. To make treatment a team effort, discussion as to what responsibilities the dentist, the patient and the parent will be emphasized. If an agreement has been reached treatment is scheduled on the next visit.
Orthodontics for Children
Types of Braces
Most types of braces are appropriate for any age; however, the types of braces that are right for you will depend on specific malocclusion or bite problem, orthodontic needs or preference and financial considerations.
Traditional braces have been around for many years and they have become the standard among patients looking to straighten their smile. Today's contemporary braces are made of exceptionally strong metals as they need to be able to stand the test of time while they are on your teeth. Many variations or prescriptions are available and are basicaaly based on the prescribed torque and angulation preference of clinicians. To know more about these orthodontic appliance system, contact BRACE Dental Clinic.
Self - Ligating Braces
Developed by Dr. Damon and later became known as the Orthodontic Damon System, is the first true self-ligating braces introduced for orthodontic use. Compared to traditional braces, this system does not require elatic rings for wire attachment. This design made it possible to use special wires with very low forces to move teeth quickly without much more pain felt on traditional braces. It does not require frequent visits to the dental office and so an ideal of choice for adult patients who are time conscious. To know more about the benefits and wonder about this appliance system, contact BRACE Dental Clinic.