Used when minor corrections are required, removable braces are non-fixed braces consisting of a plastic plate with wires which allow the teeth to move gradually by applying gentle pressure.
Suitability of removable braces
At your first appointment, your orthodontist will explain all your treatment options and whether removable braces are a suitable method for correcting your teeth. Often used for the top jaw only, removable braces are suitable for patients of all ages.
Treatment benefits of removable braces
Unlike fixed braces, removable braces can be taken out of the mouth for cleaning, flossing and for sport as necessary.
Length of removable brace treatment
In general, treatment with removable braces takes less time than fixed braces. In some cases, removable braces are used in conjunction with fixed braces. The estimated length of your treatment will be discussed at your consultation appointment.