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Frequently Asked Questions about Braces

Frequently Asked Questions About Braces Treatment

I Am Looking to Get Braces

What is the specialist doctor for braces called?

As per Indian dental education System, post doing  5 years (B.D.S) , a Masters degree ( 3 years ) is awarded to dental specialist trained  in handling patients with non-alignment of teeth, improperly placed jaws or any jaw bone defects like cleft palate, small jaw, big jaw etc.  These super specialist dentists are called Orthodontist.

Who is an Orthodontist?

Dentist who specializes in teeth straightening treatment are called Orthodontist. Orthodontist in Gurgaon at Center for Dental Implants & Esthetics are : Dr Ankita & Dr Gayatri. Get braces from only certified Orthodontists with good clinical experience. It is seen that Orthodontist graduated from Govt. Hospital &  long years (8+) of Experience have greater ability to treat complex cases well in a conservative way without removing teeth. Read more..

What's the best braces brand?

Top most brands are Ormco- Damon (Australian), 3m (USA), Forestadent (Germany) . All of them show wonderful results and are capable of giving results but in complex cases like severe crowding, crooked teeth, narrow arches, Damon braces are the best. Read more....

What is the right age for braces? Can an adult get braces?

Braces can be done in any age between 10 years to 55 years depending on the condition, requirement and reason for orthodontic treatment ( cosmetic, functional, bone loss). The best age is 15-19 years.

How long the braces treatment take?

The length of treatment can vary depending on the severity of the case, but typically ranges from 12-36 months.

How much braces cost?

The cost of braces can vary depending on the type of braces. At Center for Dental Implants & Esthetics it starts from Rs 35000/-. Here you can check cost of all the braces.

Are there different types of braces available?

Yes, there are several types of braces available, including traditional metal braces, ceramic braces, lingual braces, and clear aligners such as Invisalign.

Will getting braces hurt?

Some discomfort or soreness is common after each adjustment, but it should subside within a few days.

How often need to visit the orthodontist?

You will typically need to visit the orthodontist every 4-8 weeks.

Can I eat and brush normally with braces?

You may need to make some adjustments to your diet and oral hygiene routine while wearing braces, but you should still be able to eat and brush your teeth normally.

What foods to avoid while wearing braces?

Hard, sticky, and sugary foods should be avoided to prevent damage to the braces.

Are there any risks with braces treatment?

Braces treatment is generally safe, but as with any medical procedure, there is a small risk of complications, such as tooth decay, damage to the gums, or damage to the braces themselves.

Will I need to wear a retainer?

Yes, most people will need to wear a retainer after braces treatment to help keep the teeth in their new position.

My Braces Treatment is On

How long will each appointment take?

It typically takes around 30-60 minutes for an appointment.

How often do I need to wear my rubber bands/orthodontic appliances?

Your orthodontist will give you specific instructions on when and how often to wear any additional appliances such as rubber bands.

How can I manage discomfort or pain?

Over-the-counter pain relievers such as ibuprofen can help manage discomfort or pain. You can also use wax to cover any brackets or wires that may be causing irritation.

How to take care of braces and keep them clean?

Brush your teeth after every meal, use orthodontic wax to cover brackets that are causing irritation, and rinse your mouth with water after eating. It's also important to use a toothbrush with soft bristles and orthodontic floss threaders.

What to do if a bracket or wire becomes loose or broken?

Contact your orthodontist as soon as possible, as a broken bracket or wire can delay your treatment or cause damage to your teeth.

How can I avoid staining my teeth or braces?

Avoid colored or sugary foods and drinks, and brush your teeth and braces regularly.

What kind of food to eat with braces?

Avoid hard, chewy, or sticky foods that are more likely to get stuck in your braces.

Can I play sports or musical instruments with braces?

Yes, you can continue to participate in sports and musical activities while wearing braces, but it's important to wear a mouthguard to protect your teeth and braces during contact sports.

How can I communicate with my orthodontist ?

You can communicate with your orthodontist through in-person appointments, phone calls, text message or email.

How can I prepare for my next appointment?

Brush your teeth and braces before the appointment, bring any questions or concerns you may have, and make sure your retainer is clean and ready to be checked.

My Braces Treatment is Over

How do I care for my teeth after treatment?

It is important to continue to brush and floss your teeth regularly, and use interdental brush to clean the area around the braces. Also, you should schedule regular dental check-ups and cleanings to ensure that your teeth and gums stay healthy.

How often do I need to wear my retainer?

Your orthodontist will give you specific instructions on how often to wear your retainer, but generally retainers need to be worn at least a few hours a day, especially at night, to maintain the new position of your teeth.

Can I eat the foods I couldn't eat with braces?

After your braces are removed, you should still be cautious when eating hard, sticky or chewy foods to avoid damaging your teeth or your retainer.

How long will it take for my mouth to feel normal after braces are removed?

It may take a few days to a few weeks for your mouth to feel normal after braces are removed, and your lips, cheeks, and tongue may need to adjust to the new positions of your teeth.

How do I know if my teeth have shifted?

Regular check-ups with your orthodontist will help to monitor your teeth and ensure they stay in their new position.

How do I maintain my new smile?

By maintaining good oral hygiene, wearing your retainer as directed and scheduling regular check-ups with your orthodontist, you can maintain your new smile.

How long will my teeth stay straight?

The length of time your teeth will stay straight depends on many factors, including how well you follow your orthodontist's instructions.

Should I continue to see my orthodontist?

Yes, it's important to continue to see your orthodontist for regular check-ups to ensure that your teeth are staying in their new position and to address any issues that may arise.

How can I keep my teeth clean after braces?

Regular brushing and flossing, along with professional teeth cleanings, can help to keep your teeth white after braces. You should also avoid foods and drinks that can stain your teeth, such as coffee and red wine.

When can I resume activities such as playing musical instruments or sports?

You should be able to resume playing musical instruments or sports as soon as you are comfortable and your orthodontist has cleared you to do so. If you play a contact sport, it may be recommended to wear a mouthguard to protect your teeth and braces.

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