“Braces are painful”! Heard any child or adult with braces say that? Well, the truth is- they are and there is also a considerable amount of discomfort that is associated with them. Being metallic or ceramic in nature and bulky, they tend to cause discomfort to the patient. When teeth
Is the thought of having a metallic smile giving you nightmares? Worried about how you would look with a mouth full of metal braces and wires? Well, the good news is- you need not fret! Advances in dentistry have addressed this problem you are facing and transparent aligners have arrived!
Everyone loves candies, chocolates, toffees and chewing gums. They are all sweet and come in a variety of flavours. Where chocolates, candies and toffees are enemies of your teeth, the same can’t be said about chewing gums. We often pick up a strip of mint flavoured chewing gum strip while
Lingual orthodontics basically means fixed braces using Lingual/palatal surfaces of teeth, making them less visible when fitted. The lingual brace works in exactly the same way as a traditional brace, just in a different position. This treatment is suitable for correcting the position and bite of both the upper and
After your orthodontic evaluation, your orthodontist will schedule to begin your braces treatment with ‘orthodontic spacers’ or ‘separators’. These are small rubber bands that are placed ahead and behind all your first molar teeth. An instrument is used to perform this placing. They are also available in a metal spring