What are Braces and what do they do?

BracesĀ are dental tools that help in straightening of crooked , crowded and malaligned teeth.

Braces work by putting pressure on the teeth, to move them in right direction. As a result of pressure, the bone in the jaw changes to permit the teeth and their foundations to move

Who generally has orthodontic treatment and wears braces?

The ideal age to have braces is during childhood. Yet, grown-ups can have orthodontic treatment as well, and increasingly more are doing this. Age is less significant than having healthy teeth and gums

For what reason do you need braces?

There are numerous reasons why you may need, or be prompted, to have braces. The absolute most basic reasons are: crowded or crooked teeth, forwardly placed upper or lower teeth, increased bite etc.

Are straight teeth the lone advantage of getting braces?

No, there are numerous advantages that accompany orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic treatment will fix your teeth or move them into a superior position. This not just improves their appearance but also makes them simpler to clean. Some people have forwardly placed teeth resulting in increased chance of their trauma. These teeth can be moved back into line (inside the lips) and thereby protecting them.