Braces for children
Braces is a common terminology used by people wearing fixed orthodontic aligners for teeth. They are most commonly fixed for correcting crooked teeth ,to increase the visibility of the teeth, to improve the facial appearance, to improve the overall dental health etc,. They are most commonly fixed for children between the ages of 12-16 years. But sometime early correction is recommended by 7-9 years based on the problem. Nowadays with the advancement in technology dental braces are used in young and older adults for correcting teeth position.
Individual orthodontic braces for problems tailor-made for the particular client’s issue is also done through customised software based treatment planning. Results are very good and precise because of the tailormade to correct the issue in that particular patients’s teeth.
We have lot of variety of materials used for dental braces
- Metal which is high grade nickel chromium
- Ceramic commonly called as tooth coloured braces
- Clear braces-composite resin based materials for more invisibility
- Lingual braces-braces placed on the back side of the teeth for older adults for no visibility
- Clear aligners-for simple orthodontic corrections using clear pastic trays which are not seen by others, while they are undergoing treatment
Whatever varieties and types which are available in the market, it is our duty as a seeker (patient, client)to get a good oethodontic advice on needing the right choice of dental braces for the right problem in you.
“Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder “
This means it is the innate person who has to decide whether this is good for me or not. If a person does not like his teeth crooked he has to correct it. The same way if a person is fine with crooked teeth it does not need to be corrected unless and until it can cause real functional issues like gum bleeding , difficulty in brushing (etc).
So get a good genuine advise from a ethically good orthodontist for the needed valuable suggestions for the well being of your teeth and face.