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Porcelain Braces

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What is Porcelain Braces?

Braces application is a treatment method that has been used for many years. However, every day, various innovations are introduced to bring this method aesthetics, ease of use and make it more comfortable for the patient. Porcelain braces are one of them. Just like metal braces, there is a wire attached to the tooth horizontally. However, the brackets attached to the teeth are transparent and square. Instead of a metal bracket, it is covered with transparent and more aesthetic porcelain.

Porcelain Braces Application

There is a difference in appearance with traditional metal braces. It is placed on the tooth layer with transparent or tooth-colored porcelain. This provides a more aesthetic appearance. Any deficiencies, if any, are fixed after the dentist’s control. Then the dentist starts his work. The patient’s mouth is enlarged by using a material similar to oval shape or a special tool preferred by the dentist. Thus, the patient cannot close his mouth and does not prevent the dentist’s work. Then, an instrument is placed in the mouth to prevent saliva. This is to eliminate the wetness in the mouth.

Then dental braces are placed on the tooth. By creating a roughness on the tooth, transparent or porcelain material is placed on the tooth with a special glue. Thus, the process is completed.

Who Is Porcelain Braces Treatment Applied?

This procedure can be applied to almost everyone who has oral and dental problems. However, braces are not worn in every dental problem. Especially;

  • It can be applied for patients with trismus problems.

  • It is applied for patients with perplexed teeth.

  • It is applied for patients with cleft palate and gum.

  • It is applied for patients with respiratory and thumbsucking problems.

  • It is applied to fix the teeth incorrectly positioned after having completely lost the milk tooth.

  • It is applied for teeth that look bad due to excessive protrusion of the anterior teeth.

  • It is applied for those who have mouth closing problem.

  • It is applied to people with missing teeth.

  • It is applied in patients with wide tooth intervals.

  • It is applied to people who have smile problems and are uncomfortable from this.
  • It is applied to patients who have chewing and speaking difficulties.

  • It is applied in patients who experience incompatibility between the lower teeth and upper teeth.

Who Cannot Apply Porcelain Braces?

In this application having not too many exceptions;

This practice is not recommended for children who do not completely lose their milk teeth.

What are the Advantages of Porcelain Braces Treatment?

Porcelain braces are very effective in terms of visuality compared to other traditional braces. It provides a great advantage for those who want to have their braces made as porcelain. Some of those;

  • It is very good in terms of hardness and durability.

  • Since it is not metal, it does not cause an allergic reaction.

  • It is very close to metal brackets in terms of durability.

  • The time difference between porcelain braces and metal braces is not too much.

  • They are a bit larger than metal brackets but are not noticeable because they are transparent.

  • It is easier to clean than metal braces. Metal braces require a lot of effort when brushing teeth. However, this problem is less common with porcelain braces.

  • Since there is no color change, it always has the same transparency.

What are the Disadvantages of Porcelain Braces Treatment?

Although porcelain braces are advantageous in many ways, they have a small disadvantage. These;

  • It is necessary to wait 1 or 2 months more than metal braces. However, it is not an intolerable time period because it is not aesthetic and uncomfortable.

  • On the other hand, comes the solidity issue. Although it is durable, we cannot say that it is as much as a metal braces. Actually, this is not a disadvantage. As a matter of fact, it is also a problem for natural teeth. All that’s required is to stay away from any hard objects.

Apart from these, there is no negative side.

Porcelain Braces Care

Special toothbrushes should be used during this treatment. It will be sufficient to clean your teeth by choosing a brush and toothpaste in line with the physician’s recommendation. It will also be important to be sensitive.

Porcelain Braces Fees

In determining the price; Factors such as whether the teeth require surgical intervention, the number of teeth to be applied, the quality of the material used are taken into consideration. You can fill out the form below to get a personalized price.

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