Orthodontic techniques or treatments have shown a huge effectiveness and difference in dental field, it has been the first choice of treatment for almost lots of families to have a healthy, straight and perfect smile. The advantages of it are that the Orthodontic treatments are effective, safe and gives a permanent results. And by the time, modern Orthodontic practices have developed over the last 20 years. And for that, we all recommend all patients who want to start an Orthodontic treatment to look for a specialist who have adopted the newest and latest techniques to ensure that he can help in delivering a great level of treatment and effective results for the patient.
Firstly, if a patient needs to start an Orthodontic treatment he has to know all types and kinds of Orthodontic techniques and their advantages and disadvantages to get to choose the treatment he sees it the best for him.
For the first type of Orthodontic treatment is the regular brackets or braces, its used in most cases of treatment. We are familiar with it for the past 20 years or even more, its made of metal and very reliable, but constitute an aesthetic disadvantage. On another hand, its known for being the least expensive type and many of patients get to choose a colorful bands on them, that makes it look great and less bold.
Second type of Orthodontic treatment is the ceramic-clear brackets or braces, it is used and looks like the regular brackets, it gives the clear invisible look and may make the patient more confident about himself and its also aesthetic. Higher cost gives it a disadvantage also it may get stained if the patient didn’t take care of it.
The third type of Orthodontic treatment is the lingual brackets or braces, these brackets are hidden and affixed to the inner side of tooth. Therefore, the aesthetic advantage is obvious, but the disadvantage for this type of brackets is having a longer period of adjustment and the difficulties in cleaning it.
The fourth type of Orthodontic treatment is the The pure invisible aligner they are completely transparent aligners, the obvious advantage is the perfect dental aesthetic, because it can be removed at any time the patient wants to. The disadvantage for this type is the longer treatment period and the high cost of it.
At the end, we recommend all Orthodontic patients to see and get to know all of the choices they have and choose whatever they find it a suitable for themselves.
Passive self-ligating braces
Unlike traditional ligating systems, new passive self-ligating brackets use a slide mechanism that opens to allow place the wire inside and then close it, creating a slot where the wire is free to glide inside. This approach not only reduces friction and pressure, but also results in more effective forces that make treatment more comfortable for the patient. This new approach also yields much more impressive results.
Surgical-grade titanium screws have been a part of modern oral surgery practices for quite some time. TADs enable us to overcome the challenge of unwanted tooth movement by providing a secure, fixed anchor point in the bone. TADs can be placed with the use of just a small amount of topical anesthesia applied to the gingiva, making the procedure virtually painless for the patient. Once treatment is completed, the TADs are removed.