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Metallic Braces

Metallic braces are the traditional type of braces and are the most common type used in orthodontic treatment. By attaching brackets to the teeth and connecting them with an archwire, your teeth can be moved into their proper place.

The first step to getting metallic braces is to have an initial consultation with an orthodontist. During this appointment, the orthodontist will evaluate the position of your teeth, jaw, and bite and then develop a personalized treatment plan. The orthodontist will also discuss the benefits and risks of metallic braces and answer any questions you may have. The next step is to have the braces placed. Throughout treatment, you’ll be required to visit the orthodontist every four to six weeks to make sure that your braces are in good condition and that your teeth are moving as planned. 

During these appointments, the orthodontist will make adjustments to the archwire and tighten the archwire to move your teeth into the desired position. Metallic braces usually take between 12 and 24 months to complete, depending on the severity of the case and the amount of movement required. Once treatment is complete, the orthodontist will remove the braces and fit you with a retainer to ensure that your teeth stay in their proper position.

How much does a routine dental check-up cost?

The cost of a regular dental check-up will vary depending on your individual needs. The cost of the appointment can include the cost of X-rays, the examination, and any treatment that may need to be done.

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New Patient Examination From:  £ 75

New Patient Examination From:  £ 65

New Patient Examination From:  £ 85

Metallic braces are the traditional type of braces used to correct misaligned teeth. They are made up of metal brackets and wires that are placed onto the teeth and adjusted by the orthodontist to gradually shift the teeth into the desired position.

Metallic braces work by applying gentle pressure to the teeth over time. The brackets and wires are adjusted periodically to move the teeth until they are in the correct position.

The amount of time it takes for metallic braces to work varies from patient to patient. Generally, it takes between 6 months and two years for braces to complete their work.

Metallic braces are generally considered safe and effective, however, there are some risks associated with them. These include the potential for damage to the teeth or gums and discomfort from the brackets and wires. It is important to consult with the doctor to make sure that braces are the right option for you.

During the fitting process, the orthodontist will bond brackets and wires to your teeth and then make adjustments as needed. This process usually takes around 30 minutes and you may experience some discomfort.

You will need to visit the orthodontist every few weeks for adjustments. During these visits, the orthodontist will tighten the braces and make any necessary adjustments.

It is important to brush and floss your teeth twice a day while wearing braces to prevent cavities and gum disease. You should also avoid eating sticky and hard foods that can damage the braces.

Metallic braces are a safe and effective way to correct misaligned teeth. They can help improve your smile, as well as the overall oral health. Additionally, they are generally more affordable than other types of braces.

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Anna Hill
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Absolutely fantastic service!! I have had teeth out (well roots) had a new denture the service has been second to none. I have a real fear/phobia of dentists I explained this they have been so understanding and supportive. Simon explained every step clearly so I knew what was happening and at what stage. I can't reccomend him enough.
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My first visit and was greeted by Receptionist with friendly smile. Very efficient in dealing with my future appointments. Very nice surroundings making me feel at ease. Would certainly recommend.