Placement of braces: what you need to know
Malocclusion is immediately noticeable to others. But it's not just aesthetical problem. Incorrect position of teeth changes biomechanics of body, enamel erase faster, develops caries. And these are only the first consequences. – No wonder people from ancient times tried to find ways to fix the bite! Even in ancient Egypt, people tried to put teeth in the right position with the help of gold wire. The prototype of modern ligature systems is the apparatus of the American orthodontist Edward Engle, invented in the early 20th century. Modern designs, of course, are much more convenient and reliable. And to improve the bite you need to wear it less time.
Treatment with non-removable systems allows nowadays you to correct even the most complex pathologies and even turn the tooth around its axis. The choice of orthodontic structures in our clinic is very wide! They different in types of structures and materials.
Stages of dental treatment with braces
Treatment takes at least 3 months, sometimes the system has to be worn for up to 2 years. You can use them when the enamel of permanent teeth has formed. Thus, the technique is intended for adults and adolescents from about 12 years.
- Treatment begins at the primary doctor's appointment. He examines the patient, studies the anamnesis, make a diagnostic with casts and photographs. On their basis, creates a model of the future type of bite and calculates how much it costs to make a treatment in this case.
- After selecting a device, doctor places it, teaches hygiene for the time of device wearing, gives a schedule of control visits.
- After the bracket system has done it's important to eliminate the reverse movement of the teeth, it is necessary to wear retainers. They can be removable and non-removable, the choice of a specific type, duration, mode of wearing is up to– dentist. This is the final stage of treatment, not less important than wearing the system.
Which bracket system will suit
Devices are classified by installation location, mounting method and material. They can be worn on 2 jaws or 1. According to the principle of action, they belong to the vestibular (stand on the outer surface of the teeth) and lingual (inside the oral cavity). For the patient, between them there will be a difference in aesthetics, sensations in the mouth and care. The price of braces is also important. Of course, the doctor will advise which device is best suited for the treatment of a particular pathology and what features everyone has. But the final decision rests with the client himself.
The products themselves are small locks with grooves. An orthodontic metal arc is introduced into the grooves, connecting everything into a single system. Fixation occurs with ligature ties or a lid. For a stable position of the arc, rings, buccal locks are also needed, sometimes additionally chains, elastic bands, springs.
We will tell you which systems are selected in our clinic as the most effective and comfortable to wear.
The classic version of the vestibular apparatus, made of durable stainless steel. Its main advantage is shorter treatment times compared to ceramics and an affordable price.
Clarity also refers to the vestibular apparatus. The material is different: reliable dental fine ceramics. Users note that they are almost invisible to others, and brushing your teeth is not difficult.
These are the thinnest, less than 2 mm, dental braces in the world. They almost do not cause discomfort, easy to install and use. Iingual ceramic systems Forestadent have reduced duration of treatment in it's class: it is shortened by 20%. The design is self-ligating.– That means that ceramic plates fix on the metal arc with latches, but not with ligatures. This makes the installation of braces and mouth care for the patient easier.
This ligature-free vestibular apparatus is called No. 1 in the rating of devices. It is very precisely attached to the teeth, takes up a minimum of space in the mouth and provides an excellent and fast result. Control visits to the doctor are needed less often. Important feature: Damon Clear can be used for patients with periodontal diseases.
This type of construction with vestibular attachment attracts more and more people. It is almost invisible, easier to care for and wear compared to the lingual analogs. The material used for this type of braces is– artificially grown sapphire crystals.
How much does it cost to install braces
The cost of braces in our clinic in Moscow starts at 55,000 to 160,000 rubles. How much they cost depends on the type of device. The minimum wearing time is– 3 months, the exact duration will be determined by the doctor.
|Orthodontist consultation||1 000 rub|
|Return visit (1 dental row)||5 000 rub|
|Return visit (2 dental rows)||
7 000 rub
|Diagnostic examination (impressions, models, photos)||7 000 rub|
|Model calculation||2 000 rub|
|Gemini metal system, 3M||40 000 rub|
|Clarity ceramic system, 3M||55 000 rub|
|Ceramic self-ligating system Forestadent||75, 000 rub|
|Damon Clear||90 000 rub|
|Sapphire system ICE||70 000 rub|
|Placing of bracket system (1 row)||20 000 rub|
|Removing bracket system and fixing retainer (1 tooth row)||18 000 rub|
|Placement of button or bracket||3 500 rub|
|Placement of Damon Clear bracket||5 000 rub|
|Placement of 1 Damon Q bracket||3 000 rub|
|Placement of 1 ICE bracket||3 000 rub.|
|Wire retainer for 1 tooth included fixation||1 500 rub|