At Figs Dental, we understand the significance of a confident and healthy smile. In this article, we will explore the benefits of braces, the different types available, and how our experienced orthodontic team can help you achieve the smile you’ve always desired. Trust us to provide you with exceptional dental care and orthodontic expertise that goes beyond expectations.
Braces are orthodontic appliances used to align and straighten teeth, correct bite issues, and improve overall dental alignment. They consist of brackets, wires, and bands that work together to exert gentle pressure on the teeth, gradually shifting them into proper position.
The Benefits of Braces
Orthodontic treatment with braces offers a wide range of benefits.
1. Correcting Dental Misalignment
Braces are highly effective in correcting various dental alignment issues, such as crooked teeth, overcrowding, gaps, and malocclusions. By gradually shifting the teeth into their ideal positions, braces create a harmonious and aesthetically pleasing smile.
2. Boosting Self-Confidence
A beautiful smile can significantly impact your self-confidence and self-esteem. Braces not only improve your dental alignment but also enhance your smile aesthetics, giving you the confidence to showcase your best smile to the world.
3. Resolving Bite Problems
Braces can correct bite problems, including overbite, underbite, crossbite, and open bite. By aligning the teeth and jaws, braces improve chewing efficiency, speech clarity, and overall bite function.
4. Enhancing Oral Health
Properly aligned teeth are easier to clean, reducing the risk of plaque buildup, tooth decay, and gum disease. With braces, you can improve your oral hygiene and maintain better overall dental health.
The Braces Treatment Process
1. Consultation and Examination
During your initial consultation, our experienced orthodontist will evaluate your dental alignment, discuss your treatment goals, and recommend the most suitable braces option for you. We will address any concerns or questions you may have and create a personalized treatment plan
2. Braces Placement
Once you have chosen your preferred type of braces, our orthodontist will carefully bond the brackets to the front surface of your teeth using dental adhesive. The wires and bands are then attached to the brackets to apply gentle pressure for tooth movement.
3. Regular Adjustments
Throughout your braces treatment, you will visit our dental practice for regular adjustments. During these appointments, our orthodontic team will make necessary adjustments to the wires and bands, gradually guiding your teeth into their desired positions.
4. Oral Hygiene and Maintenance
Maintaining good oral hygiene is essential during braces treatment. Our team will provide you with detailed instructions on proper oral care, including brushing techniques, flossing with braces, and dietary guidelines. Regular dental checkups will also be scheduled to monitor your progress and address any concerns.
5. Retention Phase
After your braces are removed, a retention phase follows to ensure that your teeth remain in their new positions. This often involves the use of retainers, which help stabilize the teeth and prevent them from shifting back.
Types of Braces
1. Traditional Metal Braces
Traditional metal braces are the most common and widely used type. They consist of metal brackets bonded to the front surface of the teeth and connected by metal wires. These braces are highly durable and suitable for all age groups.
2. Ceramic Braces
Ceramic braces are similar to traditional metal braces but use tooth-colored or clear brackets that blend with the natural tooth color. This makes them less noticeable, providing a more aesthetic treatment option.
3. Lingual Braces
Lingual braces are placed on the inner surface of the teeth, making them virtually invisible from the outside. They offer a discreet treatment option for those who prefer a hidden orthodontic appliance.
4. Clear Aligners
Clear aligners, such as Invisalign®, are a popular alternative to traditional braces. They are custom-made, removable aligners that gradually move the teeth into proper alignment. Clear aligners are nearly invisible, comfortable to wear, and offer the flexibility to remove them for eating and oral hygiene
Braces are a reliable and effective solution for achieving a straight, healthy smile. At Figs Dental, our experienced orthodontic team is dedicated to providing exceptional orthodontic care, tailoring treatments to meet your specific needs and goals. Trust us to guide you through your braces journey, helping you attain the smile you’ve always dreamed of. Schedule a consultation with us today and take the first step towards a beautiful, confident smile.
Cost of Braces in Singapore
At Figs Dental, our mission is to deliver exceptional dental services without compromising affordability, making quality oral care accessible to all in Singapore.
Discover our thoughtfully priced braces designed to cater to a variety of patient needs and budgets.
Metal Braces: $3,500 – $6,500+
Ceramic Braces: $5,000 -$6,500+
Self Ligating Braces: $5,800 – $7,300+
Invisalign: $4,500 – $7,500+
The cost of orthodontic treatment is largely dependent on the condition of your teeth, the complexity of the case, and the type of braces used. Schedule a consult with our dentists to find out more.
Items Included In Our Braces Package:
(ii) Pre & Post-Treatment X-rays
(iii) Pre & Post-Treatment Photographs
(iv) Pre & Post-Treatment Study Models
(v) 1 set of clear retainers
Treatment package does not include other services such as scaling & polishing, tooth extractions and/or functional appliances if required.
Average Prices of Braces
(Initial consultation, x-rays, dental impressions & record taking)
(Placements of brackets)
Balance paid on subesquent Visits
(Regular Monthly Adjustments)
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** Payment for braces and aligner treatments are by instalments.