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Teeth Straightening

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Teeth Straightening

Teeth Straightening is done when you are not happy with the shape or position of your teeth. Apart from this, they can also help in correcting the tooth cavities or decays. Most commonly braces are used for teeth straightening. There are many types of braces such as fixed orthodontic braces, lingual braces, damon braces, etc. The choice of braces depends on the situation of your teeth.

In case you don't like braces on teeth, you can even straighten your teeth even without them. The other options like veeners, fitting a crown and composite bonding, etc. may work for you.

How Teeth Straightening is done?

An x ray of your teeth is taken and analyzed in order to come up with the best option for you for Teeth Straightening. It is advised to get braces at young age. Though they may take some-time to sit in the correct position in your mouth, but they are most reliable treatment for teeth straightening.

Types of Braces:

  • Orthodontic Braces : They are most commonly used braces and may take upto two to three years depending on the required movement in teeth.
  • Lingual Braces: They are ideal for you if you want your teeth fixed without anyone noticing. A system of wires is tightened at the back of the teeth making it invisible from the front gradually straightening them.
  • Damon Braces: They are friction less method of teeth straightening and do not have plastic ties, which cause irritation.
  • Braces may require little care. They can cause mild irritation in your mouth and jaw pain for a few days until you get used to their presence. There may also be occasional bleeding in the initial days.

    What is Composite Bonding?

    In Composite Bonding a tooth coloured resin called a composite is fixed over the crooked teeth. It is the most natural looking and economical process. But it is not very long-lasting.