DOCTORS ANSWER COMMON QUESTIONS ABOUT BRACES.

What are clear dental braces and how do they work?

Expert opinion from Dr. SAMEEHA M S
Four Years of Clinical Experience, BDS - Kerala, India · 1 years of experience · India

Clear braces are an orthodontic method that is used to straighten the teeth. Clear braces are less visible and considerably more unnoticed than metal braces. Adults and teenagers can use clear braces if they want to improve their esthetic appearance during orthodontic treatment. Clear braces function in the same way that typical metal braces do. However, they are made of ceramic brackets and frosted wires to match the color of the actual teeth. As a result, clear braces are less visible than metal braces. Metal braces are stronger than clear braces.

Expert opinion from Dr. Shalini Verma
Bachelor of Dental Surgery · Less than a year of experience · India

Clear dental braces are transparent trays which are made up of special material and it helps in alignment of maligned teeth. Like metal braces they also apply gentle forces on teeth and bring the teeth into alignment. They are custom made that is individual trays for individual patient. After digitally taking the impression of patients mouth, fabrication of these custom tray is done. It is aesthetically pleasing for the patient and is hassle free from metal and bracket framework.

What are the different types of braces available for teeth straightening?

Expert opinion from Dr. NEETU SINGH
5 years of experience in dentistry and healthcare · 5 years of experience · India

There are several types of dental devices and treatments available for teeth straightening, each designed to address different orthodontic needs and patient preferences. Some of the different types are: Traditional braces Ceramic braces Lingual braces Clear aligners Self ligating braces Removable appliances Accelerated orthodontics

Expert opinion from Dr. SAMEEHA M S
Four Years of Clinical Experience, BDS - Kerala, India · 1 years of experience · India

There are various types of braces available for teeth straightening, every having its own set of benefits and disadvantages. The type of braces one chooses is determined by factors such as orthodontic needs, personal preferences, and the recommendation of the orthodontist. Metal braces, ceramic braces, self-ligating braces, lingual braces, and clear aligners are examples of different types of braces.

What are some common side effects of wearing braces, and how can they be managed?

Expert opinion from Dr. NEETU SINGH
5 years of experience in dentistry and healthcare · 5 years of experience · India

Wearing braces is a common orthodontic treatment to straighten teeth, but it can come with some common side effects. Some common side effects and tips for managing them: Discomfort or soreness:this usually fades within a few days. Mouth sores:orthodontic wax can be applied to the braces to create a barrier between the braces and your soft tissues. Difficulty in eating:stick to softer foods and cut harder foods into smaller pieces to minimize discomfort. Oral hygiene challenge:use interdental brushes, floss and fluoride mouthwash.

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Expert opinion from Dr. SAMEEHA M S
Four Years of Clinical Experience, BDS - Kerala, India · 1 years of experience · India

As the mouth and teeth adapt to orthodontic therapy, wearing braces can cause a number of negative effects. Braces commonly cause mild discomfort, irritation, jaw pain, difficulty eating, problems with speech, and hygiene issues. To manage these side effects, maintaining good oral hygiene habits and adhering to the orthodontist's recommendations are essential.

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