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Metal Braces – Melbourne, FL

The Tried-and-True Solution for Misaligned Teeth

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Crooked, crowded, and spaced-out teeth are just a few orthodontic issues that can leave patients feeling insecure about their smiles. While discreet alternatives have gained a lot of attention over the years, the tried-and-true solution for misaligned teeth is metal braces. This traditional orthodontic treatment has helped millions of patients across the globe achieve the straight, healthy, beautiful smile they’ve always wanted. If you’re ready to make your smile goals a reality, get in touch with our team today to schedule an initial consultation!

How Metal Braces Work

Dentist holding model of teeth with metal braces

Despite their popularity, many patients are unsure of how metal braces in Melbourne work. Although the technology and techniques behind the treatment are complex, the idea is quite straightforward. By attaching metal brackets and wires to the front-facing surface of your teeth, the braces will place just enough pressure to slowly shift them into an entirely new, more aesthetically pleasing position. Whether you are struggling with minor misalignment or severely rotated teeth, this smile-transforming solution will provide you with perfectly straight teeth, resulting in a healthy, happy, beautiful smile.

The Process of Getting Metal Braces

Dentist placing mental braces on patient's teeth

As with any cosmetic dental treatment, the first step is always to schedule an initial consultation. This appointment allows Dr. Chenet and our team to learn more about your smile goals and assess your dental needs. Once we’ve determined that metal braces are indeed the right orthodontic service for you, we will have the brackets and wires placed on your teeth. At each follow-up appointment, we will make small adjustments to ensure enough pressure is being placed to guide your teeth into their new position. Typically, the entire process takes anywhere from 18 to 24 months. After that, we will provide you with a retainer to preserve your hard-earned results!

The Benefits of Traditional Metal Braces

Woman smiling and pointing to her braces

Opting for traditional metal braces comes with a number of benefits, including:

  • Durability – Metal is considerably stronger than plastics and ceramics.
  • Versatile – Metal braces can address minor spacing, severely rotated teeth, and everything in between.
  • Cost – Metal braces can be extremely affordable.
  • Variety – Does your little one want colored bands to show off their personality? Does your teen want clear ones to not draw attention to their braces? Both can be accomplished with traditional orthodontics.

Does it sound like metal braces could be the teeth-straightening solution you’ve been looking for? Are you interested in learning more about orthodontics in Melbourne? Either way, we would love to hear from you! Get in touch with our team today to take the next step toward the healthy, happy smile you deserve!