braces in dubai

Braces in Dubai

Perfect your smile with braces and aligners

Orthodontics, also known as teeth straightening, helps to align crooked or crowded teeth which are known sources of self-consciousness and embarrassment. Thanks to aligners and braces, getting a beautiful smile, and more importantly, a properly aligned set of teeth, can now be achieved easily.

Straightening your teeth

Benefits of dental braces

Dental Braces are wire-based appliances that serve a multitude of purposes such as treating the abnormalities of the teeth and the jaw, correcting bite problems, etc., With a team of expert orthodontists, we help to straighten and improve the appearance of your teeth, using our top quality braces.

Additionally, our team of orthodontists mentions that braces are an important element that helps to prevent root resorption or other periodontal diseases from affecting your oral health. At Dr. Michael’s Dental clinic, we offer different types of braces that suit your dental care needs.

Types of braces

Choose the best orthodontic treatments for you

These are invisible braces that straighten teeth without the inconvenience of wires and brackets. They are clear, removable, and less noticeable than traditional braces. Invisalign is generally chosen by adults who would like to improve their smile but are put off by the bulky appearance of conventional braces.

Also known as “train tracks”, traditional metal braces are made from stainless steel, and are also a popular choice amongst children and adolescents. These affordable and versatile braces help to align your teeth properly. They are applied to your teeth through wires and brackets.

These are discreetly hidden at the back of your teeth so no one can see them and there is no need to take them out. They are customized to the shape of a patient’s teeth with intelligent wires and brackets.

Made of strong composite material, these are tooth-colored braces that work in the same way as metal braces but are more discreet and less visible. Since they are virtually unnoticeable, they are ideal for patients who are aesthetically driven.

This orthodontic treatment makes use of the ‘self-ligating’ system that links the wires to brackets, allowing them to move naturally with the teeth without the need for elastics or metal ties. These braces can save you trips to your orthodontist for in-office tightening and are also slightly more discreet.

They are a form of preventive dentistry. Myobraces are applied on children at an early age to prevent problems like shifting of the teeth, bite problems, crooked teeth, etc., from impeding their dental health. They are removable braces made of soft medical grade silicone.

When do I need to get braces?

Owing to these symptoms of misaligned or overcrowded teeth, our dentists highly recommend an orthodontic type of treatment that involves teeth braces with arch wires to straighten your teeth, followed by a retainer to maintain its alignment, and avoid relapses.

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Our Orthodontists In Dubai

Dr. Teertha Karnakar

Specialist Orthodontist

Dr. Kasem Atassi

Specialist Orthodontist

Dr. Erum Aurangzeb

Specialist Orthodontist

Dr. Terry WAK

Specialist Orthodontist

Dr. Rezvan Khedri

Specialist Orthodontist

Procedure for getting dental braces

  • Initial Consultation

    Firstly, the general dentist will examine your teeth and gums, both physically as well as using a dental X-ray. Upon evaluation, if the dentist believes that you may require braces for your teeth. Then, you are referred to an orthodontist for further treatment.

  • Orthodontic Examination

    Here, the orthodontist will check your teeth and check for alignment issues. Next, they will communicate a suitable course of treatment to you, which will include information concerning the type of braces recommended to use for the dental procedure, its duration, and costs.

  • Fitting of the Braces

    Next, the dentist will proceed to the fitting of the braces in your mouth. Initially, a cheek retractor is placed inside the mouth, to enhance the visibility of the teeth during the process.

  • Teeth cleaning & Cementing

    Later, the teeth are polished, clean conditioned, air-dried, and primed, before brackets are placed on them. Before this step, non-adhesive dental cement is applied to the teeth to strengthen the bonding of the brackets and cured using laser light.

  •  Placement of Arch Wires

    Once the dental braces have been put in place, the cheek retractor is removed, and the dentist proceeds to install the archwires in their place.

  • Adjustment of Braces & Follow-up

    The dental braces are now put in place. After this, the dentist will instruct the patient to have regular dental check-ups. This is done to check on the alignment progress made by these braces as well as adjust them or replace their elastic ties if needed.

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Most frequently asked questions

The cost of braces in Dubai depends on how complex or easy your case is. It will also be determined by the overall treatment duration and the type of braces you choose to go with. A consultation with our orthodontist will give you an idea about the approximate treatment fee and duration of the orthodontic treatment.

Treatment lengths vary from person to person, but typically people wear braces for 12 to 24 months. The amount of time you wear braces will also depend on your treatment needs. For problems that are harder to fix, or for older patients, treatment may take up to three years.

During your initial consultation, our specialist orthodontist will provide you with an estimate of the length of your orthodontic treatment.

There isn’t a particular age that’s best for getting braces. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not just children and teens who are ideal candidates for braces. Adults of all ages can be viable candidates for braces to achieve their desirable smiles and correct dental issues. However, the teenage years and early adulthood are more or less the ‘sweet spot’ for most orthodontic treatments. During the adolescent stage, the jawline and underlying tissue are still developing. Your teeth tend to respond more quickly to pressure from orthodontic treatments at this period. We recommend a consultation with our specialist orthodontists who can guide you about the right treatment for you.

No, wearing braces will not interfere with playing sports or playing instruments. You can continue playing any sport or instrument you like while undergoing orthodontic treatment, but you do need to take precautions to keep your braces and mouth safe.

Mouthguards are the single best way to protect your teeth when playing sports, especially high-contact ones such as football, hockey, and boxing.

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