A Short Guide to keeping your Braces Clean 0
Before we get into cleaning braces, let’s discuss what they actually are.
What are braces?
Brace treatment involves using appliances to straighten crooked, crowded or protruding teeth, close gaps between teeth and correct the bite. There are a variety of different orthodontic braces available some of which are fixed, located on the outside or the inside of the teeth, and some that are removable.
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Clear braces: how long can I expect to be in treatment? 0
As a treatment that is rapidly increasing in popularity in the dental market, clear braces can pose a number of benefits to the patient.
Previously, the only method of treatment for those with mal aligned teeth was traditional ‘train track’ braces. An eye-catching option with an average treatment length of 24 months, traditional braces are often approached with a sense of disdain – particularly amongst adult patients. However, due to developments in dental technology, there are now alternative treatments for patients to take.
How Braces Have Changed 0
It is amazing the changes that have taken place with technology over the last few decades. Cell phones keep getting thinner, all the information in the world is available at any time to most people, and we are riding in self-driving cars. Orthodontics is a field that keeps progressing forward as well. Gone are the days of metal braces being the only option for patients. Here are just a few ways that braces have changed.
Everything you need to know about removable braces 0
Removable braces have an acrylic base and stainless steel components to hold the appliance firmly onto the teeth. A removable brace simply clicks onto the teeth and can be easily fitted or removed.
How Do You Clean Twin Block Braces 0
A twin block brace is made up of two removable braces which need to be worn together at all times but how do you clean them?