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Different types of braces San Juan Capistrano

For your child, you have a wider selection of braces to choose from than we had in the past. Once there permanent teeth have erupted, they can start their orthodontic treatment.

They have the option between two different types of braces: clear or metal. Braces have a simple job which is to help align teeth so they can properly grow. Your child’s pediatric dentist will begin the operation by placing brackets on their teeth’s enamel and then use a wire to connect each bracket together which will apply small pressure overtime to adjust and align their teeth. To adjust teeth overtime without causing any harm will take time. Braces treatment usually lasts between a year to a year and a half and you are obligated to wear a retainer afterwards to ensure your teeth do not misalign.

Your child will be a teenager most likely when they begin to wear braces as their permanent teeth have came out at this time. More and more parents are allowing their children to wear clear braces to avoid any embarrassing moments that come with wearing metal braces unfortunately. However, metal braces are great because they are the cheapest option for straight teeth.

Each type of braces has their positives and negatives, but no matter which option you go for, they will both get the job done and align your child’s teeth. We recommend following our simple guide for caring for San Juan Capistrano braces on our website to ensure healthy teeth while wearing braces.


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