Thanks to modern technology and many orthodontic improvements, conventional metal braces are more affordable and comfortable than they were in the past. SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach provides a selection of orthodontic treatments to accommodate the different needs and aesthetic goals of our Pompano Beach, FL patients. Traditional braces offer you fun customizations that are not possible with removable aligners, such as ClearCorrect and Invisalign. A number of our patients favor metal braces since it helps them to display their personality by picking colored bands. This is particularly an enjoyable feature for younger patients and teenagers who are going to their school sports games and can show their spirit. To find out more about conventional metal braces, schedule an appointment with a member of our experienced dental team at our office in Pompano Beach, FL.
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"This place has been over the top kind, helpful, caring, and I can say even loving to my wife through all the work she has had done for her teeth! Even when she was in the hospital for an unrelated infection in her jaw, they were there to ease both our minds at such a scary time. The oral surgeon consult at the hospital said it was something to do with her teeth and recommended to cut all her teeth out! The hospital discharged her with a life threatening bacterial infection! We went back to SEDA and they consulted with like 5 other oral surgeons trying to figure this out. They recommended a great oral surgeon that we went to and he figured it out and solved the infection (yes, it ended up having nothing to do with her teeth, so thank God we did not listen to the hospital and went to Seda again to get their opinion! You all literally saved my wife's life!I sincerely, and lovingly thank you all for bringing care, love and compassion to what it means to be in business for your customers!"- J.C. / Google / Aug 21, 2019
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Conventional metal braces are a great selection for patients of all ages. Our traditional braces are produced with top-grade stainless steel archwires and mounts that are strategically positioned to give you the beautiful smile you would like. They're a perfect treatment for patients who have jaw alignment difficulties, gapped or crowded teeth, over- or under-bites, and protruding teeth. In addition, we use high-quality elastic bands that don't readily snap and are easy to put on. Throughout your appointment, we will discuss your orthodontic treatment options and help you choose the method that fits your needs.
What to Expect
Following your initial examination, an individualized treatment program will be created by a member of our team for your particular needs. When you return to get your braces, your teeth will be professionally cleaned and prepped before applying your metal brackets. After we've painted the bonding agent on your teeth, then your metal mounts will be put on. Once all the braces are on, we will thread the wire through them. Then, you will have the ability to pick your preferred band color(s). The little elastics keep the wires connected to the mounts. The application procedure usually moves quite fast and patients feel little to no discomfort. You should expect to come back to SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach once a month to get adjustments and progress checks.
Traditional metal braces may make flossing and cleaning your teeth harder. That's why good oral hygiene is essential to your orthodontic therapy. When you get your braces put on, a member of our team will instruct you about how to thoroughly clean your teeth and offer you helpful hints. As a rule of thumb, we suggest that you floss and brush your teeth after each meal. Maintaining all of your appointments and bi-annual dental cleanings can also help give you optimal outcomes. Usually, most patients have braces for 1 – 2 years; however, your treatment period will rely on the intensity of your situation.
Once your treatment is finished, we'll take the braces off and fit your teeth for a retainer. Your retainer can keep your teeth in their place. We can help you pick the ideal retainer to fit your teeth.
When you experience an issue with your braces, do not panic. You might have the ability to temporarily fix many issues on your own until you can make an appointment at our office. These issues don't have to create a delay in your therapy. If you believe you cannot fix your orthodontic issue, please contact us.
Loose Band or Bracket
In the event that a bracket or band remains connected to the wire, then leave it where it is. If it's causing discomfort, put sugarless gum or orthodontic wax on it. Occasionally, it is possible to take off the elastic band using tweezers so you can detach the mount from the archwire.
Attempt to push the cable into position with tweezers. If that's not working, clip the archwire with fingernail clippers or little cable cutters beyond the tooth that it's firmly attached to. If it's causing pain, put sugarless gum or orthodontic wax on it.
Put sugarless gum or orthodontic wax on the archwire.
You may have some discomfort for many days following every office visit. Chew carefully on sugarless gum following appointments to reduce discomfort. Rinse your mouth with warm salt water or take nonprescription pain medication as directed.
In the event the appliance is poking or sticking you, then put sugarless gum or orthodontic wax over it to keep it stable.
In comparison to other treatments, conventional metal braces are usually less costly. At your consultation, we will discuss your treatment choices and cost estimates so that you may select the method that best satisfies your needs and budget. If you're using insurance, we'll call your provider to confirm your policy and calculate your out-of-pocket expenses. If you do not have insurance, then SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach takes several payment methods, and we will be able to help you find low-interest financing.
Traditional Metal Braces
In recent years, there have been a number of improvements in orthodontic and dental care for individuals of all ages. Nevertheless, traditional braces are still among the most effective methods at SEDA Dental of Pompano Beach. Get in touch with our office in Pompano Beach, FL to schedule an appointment with our team to find out more about conventional metal braces and other orthodontic choices.