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Steps Before Getting Braces/ Visiting Orthodontist

How many visits to the orthodontist before braces?

this would replace staring on the themes consisting of your tooth. My son went to the Orthodontist the 1st time the place they took x-rays and an impact of his tooth. Then while he replaced into waiting the 2d time they took an impact of the roof of his mouth so as that they could make an expander for him. This replaced into put in 2 weeks later, cranked on a daily basis for a week or so, then the locked in. He didnt get any braces on his tooth till some months later and easily on the main appropriate tooth. The expander got here out after 6 months. And the backside braces have been positioned on at that factor. verify to take a soreness reliever earlier your bypass to to the ortho or shortly after to help with any soreness or soreness.

How many times do you have to visit the orthodontist before getting braces?

That completely depends on how your teeth are. Sometimes you will need other work before braces can be used to their fullest effect.

For example, I started going to the orthodontist when I was about eleven years old (fifth grade) and I had to get an upper expander, and then a while after that, I had to get a lower expander, and when I got those out after about a year (first the upper, then the lower), I had a metal wire retainer cemented in both top and bottom for a year. After that, I had to get a bite jumper to correct my overbite, and I had that in for about a year, when they put six brackets on my top teeth, and six on my lower teeth while the horrid bite jumper was still in (this was in eighth grade, so I was about fourteen).

So that was a little over three years just to get a partial set of braces, with visits just about every month, and the full set of braces came the year later.

If you’re lucky enough to be able to go straight to braces, only a few visits are needed. They’d most likely check your teeth to see what is needed, and then at the next appointment they’d do impressions and, if space is needed for the bands that go on your back teeth, little spacer things get put in that stay in for about a week. That process shouldn’t take more than a month.

How many visits to the orthodontist before braces?

It all depends on what needs to be done and what appliances your orthodontist will need to put on your teeth. I am in the process of getting braces and at my first visit (Feb. 8) they did the x-rays and molds, two weeks later I went back to discuss treatment and payment options. I had to get extractions (through my regular dentist) and I go back this week for spacers and then next week for braces (Mar 29). You are probably like me and just so eager to get them on. Just be patient. My orthodontist wanted me to wait 2 weeks after extractions before they did spacers and I was so upset, but then I found out a week later that he was gonna be out of time so I am waiting 3 weeks. Some people only have 2 visits and get braces while others have to have several visits. Make sure you see at least one or two more orthodontists besides the one you are seeing since treatment and payment options may vary. Email me if I can be of further help. I wish you the best of luck.

How many times did you visit the orthodontist before getting braces?

visit 1 was for how long you will need them and if you need an expander and what not.

2. was for just my parents to go for the payment options.

3.was for molds and x-rays

4.was for spacers

5. was to get the spacers out and the braces put on.

we payed about $6000 and yes they do hurt the first few days you have them and then when you get them tightened. how many times you have to visit them depends on your orthodontist and how bad your teeth are.

Hopes this helps.


What Are The Steps To Getting Braces?!?

okay,well the first thing they will do is sit you down then they will give you goggles.
next they might put you in whats called a tounge lock,it doesnt hurt and its just a little uncomfortable,its just so your tounge doesnt get in the way,and a little plastic thing to keep your mouth open(bring chapstick!)
then they are gonna place a tube in your mouth to suck up all the saliva so your teeth will be dry so the glue can stick,then they will squirt your mouth will some liguid to clean your teeth (this was actually the worst bit for me,i didnt like the taste)
then they are gonna put the glue on,this will just feel like someone scraping your tooth-not painful at all

then they are gonna place a bracket on each tooth (the metal squares) and it will just feel like something pressing down on each tooth,then they are going to go over each bracket with a uv light which will harden the glue.they will do this on each tooth,once the glue is hardened your ortho may give you a little break, and take out the tongue guard the saliva sucker tube and the thing to keep your mouth open (:
next your ready for the wire your ortho will ask you what colours you want. the he/she will thread the wire through each bracket giving it a little tug, this doesnt really hurt its just a little uncomfortable.
then the orthodontist will snip the ends of the wires so they arent poking into you (if they are tell him!)
then your ready to go,your ortho will tell you how to clean them and all!over all the whole process is pretty painless just a little uncomfortable. Remember to take a painkiller half an hour before you leave and bring chapstick!
you have nothing to worry about!,enjoy your braces and look forward to straight teeth!(:

What are the steps to getting braces?

It's pretty straight forward, after x rays your orthodontist will go over available options for you and if braces are decided on you will go in for your first appointment after a plan is agreed upon. During the first appointment usually spacers are put in between your back molars, these will stay in until your next appointment when the brackets that are used to hold the wire in place will be put over your back molars. Many orthodontists combine this previous step and decide to cement the braces to your teeth as well to allow them proper time to set. Then finally the wire is added and you start going for regular appointments during which you can change the colors of the bands, the wire is tightened, etc. Also, not all people have this step done, but if the case arises that you have an over-bite or under-bite that needs to be corrected rubber bands will be attached to hooks on the braces and strung from the top and bottom of your mouth to ensure realignment. As said before though this does not happen to everyone and is temporary a lot of the time being addressed when you have had your braces for a while. It has been almost five years since my braces were removed so I may have forgotten a detail or two, but I hope this helps

Depends on what your conditions is. Usually a preortho consultation, sitting for obtaining records and prophy (cleaning of your teeth) sitting is required. Some times all these can be done in same day depending on the clinic facilities and clinicians availability. The braces are usually strapped on a second visit or 3rd visit and may also require additional visits to complete some parts. Some clinicians strap up the full braces progressively over a period of time so as to avoid discomfort and Dave time.

Consultation: Your orthodontist will evaluate your smile and occlusion and determine the best type of treatment for you, as well as give cost information. Some consultations include a free panoramic x-ray.Impressions/x-ray: If he hasn’t done so already, the orthodontist will take a panoramic x-ray of your teeth. He will then use putty to take an impression of your teeth, or use a high-tech camera to create a model of your teeth. This will help the orthodontist plan your treatment in detail. Impressions and installation of an appliance may be done in the same appointment.Installation: Braces or another appliance will be installed in your mouth. This can take up to an hour. The worst part is the apparatus that keeps your mouth open/dry and keeps your tongue from interfering with the installation. You will be unable to talk during this step, so make sure to establish a gesture if the apparatus that keeps your mouth open is causing you discomfort so the hygienist can assist.Treatment and Adjustments: While wearing the appliance, you may return to the orthodontist several times for adjustment. For standard braces, it is common to return every 4 to 6 weeks to have a new arch wire installed and to get new ligatures: rubber bands that hold the arch wire in place. The orthodontist will also evaluate how your treatment is coming along.Evaluation and Removal: Once the orthodontist concludes the teeth are straight and the occlusion is correct, he will remove the appliance. To ensure your teeth don’t naturally shift back to their original location, you will be fitted with a retainer. Make sure to wear your retainer always for the first 6–12 months. Your orthodontist will tell you when/if you can wear it exclusively at night.

Steps of getting braces off/Debonding procedure:Necessary records such as Impressions, Photographs and X-rays are taken.An instrument (debonding plier) is used to remove the braces. *Mild discomfort may be experienced during this procedure.After removal of braces, the remaining composite adhesive on the tooth surface is removed using a Polishing bur.Thorough Cleaning/Scaling of teeth is done, followed by Polishing and Flouride application if necessary.You will be recalled after 2–3 days for your retainers.Hope this was helpful :)For more log on to:

StepsExpect to have your shape taken and teeth brushed. If the orthodontist has not already done so, he or she will cover a tray with "goo" to put in your mouth. This is just to get an idea of your tooth shape. Once they have finished that, they will pour a little water on what looks like, feels like, and tastes like sand. The orthodontist will dip a toothbrush into the mixture and brush your teeth.Rinse out your mouth. The orthodontist will pick up something called a spacer that keeps your mouth open and they will adjust it to fit your mouth. Usually your lips go under a little curved part, revealing the teeth. They will give you something to bite on. This keeps your tongue from getting in the way when they are putting the braces on.Wait for the teeth to be dried. The orthodontist will blow some air onto your teeth to dry them off. If they do not dry the teeth, they cannot apply a solution to put the brackets and glue on. They will suck all the saliva out of your mouth.Be prepared for the bracket placement. First the orthodontist will take a small brush that they dip in a little solution. They will rub this on each tooth. The orthodontist will set up the brackets and start to apply them. You must stay very still during this part. Try to calm yourself if you are shaky.Wear sunglasses. If someone else is with you, they will ask them to look away to avoid the glare. They will attach what looks like sunglasses over your eyes, and the orthodontist will also put on some safety glasses. The orthodontist will take out a little light and shine it on the brackets to dry the glue.Expect the wires to be attached. Once they have dried the glue, they will attach the wire. This is simple and does not hurt. If necessary, they will clip the end of the wire so it does not rub into the back of your mouth and cause problems.Choose your ligatures (less formally known as "colors" - this is only if you are getting them). Once you have chosen them, the orthodontist will take a tool and stretch them over the brackets. This does not hurt, although you might feel a slight pinch. That's it! You are done! If they offer you a mirror to admire yourself, take it!