Are you bothered by how your teeth look when you smile? Does it concern you when your children have crooked or messy teeth?
Dental braces could be a solution for your concerns, as they straighten your teeth, improving how you look and bite.
Who Needs Braces?
While many people put on braces when they are in their teenage years, braces are also used to straighten teeth for adults. In fact, it has become a popular treatment among adults to achieve a more attractive smile.
Signs You Might Need Braces
How Will Braces Benefit Me In The Long Term?
Types of Braces
Traditional / Self-Ligating Metal Braces
After understanding your concerns and lifestyle needs, our dentist will advise the type of braces that is most suitable for you based on your teeth condition.
What Is The Process Like?
First Visit: Consultation
Our dentist examines and takes a 3D digital record of your teeth. Customised treatment plans will be discussed based on your condition and desired result.
Second Visit: Placing the braces
Our dentist will fit the braces into place and go over some tips on braces care with you. It may take you some time to get used to the new appliances.
You will need to visit our dentist every 1-2 months for adjustments and review of your treatment progress. At the end of the treatment, retainers will be made to maintain your new smile.
It is inevitable to experience some discomfort, especially for the first few days when braces are fitted and after tightening. However, most of our patients are able to tolerate it well.
Nevertheless, if you are looking for a more comfortable option to straighten your teeth, talk to our dentist to find out more.
This depends on the complexity of your teeth condition. It may take a few months or up to 3 years.
Our dentist will help you understand your condition better during the consultation.
No. Both children and adults of all ages can benefit from braces in straightening their teeth.
You are never too old for a better smile. Talk to our dentists and find out how we can help to achieve the smile you desire.
It depends on how complex your condition is. With the advancement in teeth straightening technology, the need for extractions has much reduced. Our dentist will be able to advise the best plan for you after assessing your condition.
As it is always possible for teeth to move back to their original position, it is highly advised that retainers should be worn after your treatment has finished.