DR. S.V. SINGH, OMBUDSPERSON - E-mail ID: ombudsperson@santosh.ac.in

Braces are dental appliances that can be used to align, straighten, teeth that are crowded, crooked, or out of place.  Braces gradually straighten and align your teeth so that you have a normal bite as you wear them. To improve their smile and function

Different types of Braces

  1. ·Metal braces.
  2. ·Ceramic braces.
  3. ·Lingual braces.
  4.  Clear aligner .

Metal Braces:

Metal braces are stainless steel brackets and wires that are attached  to your teeth with rubber bands and nontoxic dental cement.

Ceramic BracesCeramic Braces: 

Ceramic braces are made tooth colored material i.e ceramic.  Ceramic braces are a more discrete and cost-effective option to metal braces. You should know, however, that these braces are also slightly larger than metal braces and can stain depending diet and brushing habit. They are not for everyone, but we think they are still an important tool in our toolkit for orthodontics.

Lingual Braces

One of the various varieties of fixed orthodontic appliances accessible to people in need of orthodontic treatment is lingual braces. They entail placing the braces on the inner (lingual as opposed to buccal) sides of the teeth. Compared to traditional braces, which are connected on the buccal (cheek) sides of the tooth, the primary benefit of lingual braces is that they are virtually less visible.

Clear Aligners

Clear Aligners are transparent orthodontic appliances that are used to correct teeth position. They are more visually pleasant.  Clear aligners are not attached to tooth surface they are removable appliances.  Patient can easily wear them and can also remove them by themselves. Each patient receives a unique pair with help of a computerized scan.