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Fixed Braces
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Fixed Braces

Area
Age range > 20s
Method Implants
Downtime 1 to 4 years
Approval FDA Approved
Price range 5000
100% Worth it! rating (2 reviews)

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Fixed Braces Treatment

OVERVIEW
These are immovable structures designed to straighten or realign teeth. They can be metal or ceramic and can be fixed to the outside of the teeth or behind the teeth - "lingual braces". On average they need to be in place between 18 months and 2 years. They usualy require a visit to the orthodontist every month.

WHAT TO EXPECT
When braces are fitted the sensation will be both unfamiliar and unpleasant. It becomes second nature in a relatively short time however. Ongoing problems usually surround food getting caught in them. A water pick may be useful for clearing food caught in the braces. Once the treatment is complete a retainer must be worn at night to keep the teeth in place.

BENEFITS
Permanently straight teeth. Less decay as a result of being able to clean teeth more effectively.

DOWNSIDES
Braces can cost on average between 2000 and 5000 euros. They are not so pleasant to wear and even the enamel braces are visible.

2 Reviews

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    medal_transparent patmac147

    Worth it!      14 December, 2016 - 12:56

    I had this done in my early twenties, wasn't great experience wearing them, but end result was fabulous. Highly recommend it.

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    medal_transparent McCaffacakes

    Worth it!      25 July, 2017 - 12:11

    I received my first set of braces on my lower teeth when I was only 11, and then received braces on the top and bottom when I was 12. My teeth were terrible, I had bugs bunny style front teeth which would sit on top of my lips! Not a good look!
    So I had my braces for two and a half years, and to be honest I really hated them. It made me conscious about my smile near then end when I was a little older, and I was always conscious that I had food stuck in them. Regardless of that I do not regret them one bit and I would say they are totally worth it! One tip would be, if you're considering getting them for a son our daughter, would be to get them as young as possible I know this isn't always possible but the younger they are the less conscious they are of them. But, if you are conserving them I wouldn't let age stop you! My aunt got braces at 35 and had them for one year and she couldn't recommend them enough either! You only have the braces for a short time but you'll have a perfect smile for life! But you must must must wear your retainers, always remember that!