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cosmetic Braces

Braces may be used in conjunction with cosmetic dental treatments to first move teeth into its correct positioning before porcelain veneers  or crowns are placed over front teeth. Orthodontics may be used to improve gum margin or symmetrical balance positioning of existing teeth. Either fixed brace or removal aligners can help move teeth to its position before finishing off with cosmetic dentistry for optimal aesthetics.

Fixed Braces Removable Clear Aligners When for braces Why do braces How to do braces

Fixed Braces

Conventional braces are fixed and fitted onto teeth to straighten and shift teeth into position. Fixed braces are effective orthodontic appliances as mechanical forces push and pull teeth into position 24 hours. Your orthodontist tightens and checks on minute shifts of teeth during your monthly adjustment visits until teeth are moved into desired positions.

Types of fixed cosmetic braces include:

  1. metal braces : consists of conventional metal brackets, archwires and o-rings
  2. clear braces : tooth-colored ceramic or transparent clear brackets are used intead of metal brackets
  3. self-ligating braces : commonly known as speed braces with special clip brackets that may be metallic or clear used to move teeth using lighter archwire forces
  4. lingual braces : brackets placed on the inner lingual side of teeth so it is complete non-visible
orthodontic metal braces

Metal Braces

Conventional appliance

Clarity braces

Clear Braces

Ceramic and tooth-colored

speed braces

Self-ligating Braces

Clear or metal speed braces

bangkok invisible braces

Lingual Braces

Braces on internal side of teeth

Clear Aligners

Removable clear aligners is an increasingly popular choice of orthodontic appliance. It is  increasingly used as an ends to align teeth or in part to move teeth prior before treatment with porcelain veneers to achieve the required prefect aesthetics on position, color and shape. Clear aligner are less visible than conventional fixed appliances. They are also removable making them more comfortable to wear, easier to eat and simple to clean.

Types of clear aligners include:

  1. invisalign : brand of patented USA clear aligner product with complete end-to-end digital workflow
  2. clear aligners : other brands that may combine varying conventional and digital process


At BIDH dental hospital, invisalign is used for our clear aligner cases for its evident-based clinical studies, quality and warranty assurance. There are a variety invisalign ranges treatment that your orthodontist selects based on your case complexity or desired end result. You will need to consult before your dentist recommends on which invisalign range is best catered for your needs. All invisalign packages types below are treated only by a qualified invisalign orthodontists at at BIDH dental hospital.

invisalign lite

invisalign Lite

Use up to 7 trays for relapse or very mild cases

invisalign express

invisalign Express

Use up to 14 trays for mild cases

invisalign moderate

invisalign Moderate

Use up to 26 trays for majority of standard cases

invisalign comprehensive

invisalign Comprehensive

Unlimited trays for standard to complex cases

Invisalign Go

The material and clear aligner trays for each invisalign package is the same. The packages varies with the number of trays, its end target and warranty period conditions.

invisalign go

This invisalign pacakge range is treated by your cosmetic dentist or other dental specialists meant to shifts only front teeth across upper and/or lower second premolars. Invisalign Go treatment limits mild to moderate malocclusion cases only. It may be done to open spacing or expand arch width prior to the start of restorative crowns, bridges or veneers.  Invisalign go are meant for simple cases or cases as a precusor treatment option before doing cosmetic dentistry treatments.


When should I do orthodontic braces?

Orthodontic braces may be done at any age and for a variety of reasons.

For children, your pedodontist may recommend your child for an orthodontic evaluation as early as 7 years old and above. An orthodontist is specially trained to diagnoses bite occlussion and align teeth. The most common age when braces are opted is after all your child’s permanent teeth have grown in – usually between the ages of 8 and 14. When exactly to get dental braces done will depends on your child’s condition misalignment and severity.  Orthodontic braces for during the phase when you child is still growing normally enables faster and good treatment results.

For adults, there is no age limit where you cannot have orthodontic braces done if you still have healthy teeth, bones and gums.

Braces is typically done as a functionally need to resolve orthodontic problems, but many individuals opt for orthodontic braces for a perfectly straight smile. Braces choosen over other cosmetic dentistry treatment such as veneer or crowns because your natural teeth is kept.

Issues orthodontic braces treat include:

  • Crooked teeth
  • Crowded teeth
  • Gapped teeth
  • An overbite
  • An underbite
  • A crossbite
  • An incorrectly positioned jaw

Whether you are looking to correct a structural issue or you are considering getting braces purely for cosmetic purposes, they can not only correct the positioning of your teeth, but also improve your overall oral health.


Why should I opt for orthodontic braces?

Orthodontic treatment can benefit you other than provide for better aesthetics for a nice smile. When teeth are aligned:

  • Teeth are easier to clean and therefore reduces the risk of plaque build-up, periodontal gum diseases and teeth decay. In turn, bad breath is reduced.
  • A good bite reduced the risk of teeth wear
  • You can chew better and eliminate or reduce stress or pain of jaw joints for some individuals.


How does orthodontic braces treatment procedure work?

#1 – step 1 Assessment and evaluation

When you call our bangkok cosmetic dental center, we can provide you with a draft quote on the various type of braces. You will however need to consult with the orthodontist to check on your case complexity and confirm your treatment plan before you are able to determine the final braces costs.

During you first consult, large panoramic and celphometric x-rays will be required. If you have this previously taken within the last 6 months, please do bring them along during your consult. Your orthodontist uses the x-rays to draw up your unique treatment recommendation. Regardless on the type of orthdontic braces opoting, your orthodontist will normally take an impression of your teeth for study model or to start your braces labwork. If you choose invisalign clear aligners, a digital scan of your mouth is taken.

#2 – step 2 preliminary treatment and set up

Before you actually start orthodontic braces, your dentist may request you to have your teeth professionally cleaned and for any preliminary treatments to take care of other oral care conditions (e.g. periodontal problems or tooth extraction) before your braces are installed.

#3 – step 3 installation of braces

For fixed braces, on the day of braces installation your orthodontist dries your teeth surface and applies an etchant. The brackets are placed on with bonding adhesive and cured with a light to set the bond. Finally, archwire are placed on. Ligature bands on metal braces and clear braces holds the archwire in place. Self-ligating braces has special brackets that clips the archwire within the need for ligature bands. The appointment visit for bracket installment may last for about 30 mintues to an hour.

It is normal to feel minor discomfort for a first few days that is temporary. Talk to your orthodontist to relieve discomfort if it is affecting you.

#4 – step 4 followup visits

Once your braces are on, you orthodontist will arrange for adjustment or checkup visits ranging between 4 to 8 weeks. During these visits, the ligature bands on metal braces and clear braces are replaced with new ones. You can request your dentist to change the color of your bands. For self-ligating braces, archwires are repalced and adjusted. Your monthly appointment visit is usually short taking around 15 ot 30 minutes.

#5 – step 5 Retainers

When your orthodontic braces treatment is complete, for fixed braces your orthodontist removes the brackets and polish your teeth. Panoramic and celephlometric x-rays are taken to check their new positions and a retainer is made to hold your teeth in their new positions.


Dental Cosmetics with Braces

Orthodontic braces is used to treat a wide range of malocclusion concerns including crowding, space closure, deep bite, open bite, cross bite and relapse of prior orthodontic treatments. Having braces not just improves your bite but also provide for a better smile.

Fixed cosmetic braces can be placed on cosmetically with less visible options such as clear braces, self-ligating clear braces or lingual braces. More information on having braces in thailand  and orthodontic braces clinic discusses on the different type of braces offered.

For invisalign clear aligners, it is non-visible and straigthens teeth without braces. Invisalign uses a aeries of clear, removable, and custom-made teeth aligners to move teeth. There is no metal wires or brackets. It is personalized for you for maximum comfort.

Get a cost quote on on the braces fees in Thailand and a draft treatment plan.

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