Metal VS Ceramic Braces Treatment

Dental Bracers

Yearning to have a celebrity like smile with neatly aligned teeth is a very reasonable wish, having crooked teeth or an irregular bite not only affects the jaw, appearance and speech but also increases the risk of suffering from a plethora of oral diseases. Its symptoms appear at a very early age and a prompt correction can help avoid some future problems. Often the importance of undergoing treatment to correct teeth alignment is grossly underestimated, assuming it to be a mere cosmetic surgery if these irregularities don’t affect daily life other than enduring minor speech difficulties or unappealing appearance. Sometimes, crooked teeth & irregular bite appear due to an accident or under influence of certain habits. Although it may seem harmless in short term it has the potential to develop into a chronic problem over the long term. In Anna Nager, V.V Dental Hospitals team of orthodontists are experts in handling such correction treatment. Utilizing up-to-date equipment’s and techniques these defects are treated on a case-by-case basis while providing appropriate options to select the material for retainers and braces according to an individual’s taste.

Metal & Ceramics rank among the most popular choice of material for braces that hospitals and clinics in and around Kilpauk prescribe. Metal braces are mostly recommended in cases of children thanks to its durability and lower price of maintenance and replacement, while adults mostly prefer the ceramic ones as it is more expensive, delicate and visually appealing. Metal braces are cheaper, sturdier and require lesser treatment time in comparison to ceramic ones, metal braces have been used to align teeth for the past 100 years. Thus, it is often recommended for those who aren’t allergic to metals, engage in strenuous activities, place emphasis on a cheaper price, care less about appearance and find brace maintenance as a daunting task.

Ceramic braces are mostly preferred among adults as they are often found to be more responsible and patient while maintaining the brace, adults also prefer ceramic brace as it blends well becoming nearly invisible in the mouth, unlike metal braces which stand-out and may cause an individual to feel embarrassed. However, ceramic braces as marginally expensive in comparison to metal ones. Treatment period for correction can last from 6 months up to 2 years, thus it is essential to make an informed decision according to individuals requirements and budget, feel free to fix an appointment with V.V. Hospital’s dentists in Anna Nagar and get yourself the celebrity smile.