Still the most common type of braces, traditional metal braces are brackets attached to patients’ teeth and held together with an arch wire. Your orthodontist will place the bracket to a specific spot on your tooth so that when your treatment is complete, the arch wire will appear perfectly straight. The arch wire is attached to the brackets using tiny rubber bands called ligatures. You can choose whatever colors you want, which makes it fun for holidays or special events.
Braces can correct a wide variety of concerns, some of which might even be causing speech impediments. Other conditions may include crossbites, underbites, overbites, gaps, overcrowding, and more.
Things You Should Know About Metal Braces
Keep in mind when reading this, that each patient is different and so even though something is listed below, you personally may never experience it throughout your entire treatment of braces.
One of the most important things to remember is to brush your teeth often when having braces. There are so many more crevices for food and bacteria to hide.
At our orthodontics office in Vacaville, CA, we always provide a friendly, consultative approach to you or your child’s potential treatment. We say potential because you or your child may not even require braces! Let us help you determine that in our office with our orthodontist.
Do You Want To Know More About Braces?
At our orthodontic office in Vacaville, CA we strive to provide a consultative approach for every patient. We want you to fully understand your treatment options before any work has begun, so you are confident in your choice in your treatment and your choice in our practice.
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