Fixed braces are currently most popular and most commonly used.
The appliance consists of brackets, wires, rings or tubes and ligatures. There are many types of brackets which in most cases can be selected at the patient’s will. The bracket can be:
Brackets are precisely affixed (i.e. glued) to the teeth by the doctor and then a fine wire is led through them which triggers gradual straightening of teeth. During treatment the wire is regularly replaced, and depending on indications, some other elements such as buttons, stops, coils and elastics may be used.
At Triclinium we favor using the self-ligating appliance which has significant advantages compared with traditional fixed braces: it allows for better hygiene, the teeth align faster and the treatment time is shorter.
Expected inconvenience after installation: