FAQ

The length of orthodontic treatment, depends on several factors including patient cooperation, age, growth, and complexity of the case. Typically, treatment time can vary from 6 months to three years. Its common for treatment to finish earlier or later than originally planned. Our goal is to achieve the best possible treatment and would try to achieve in the least possible time..

The placement of braces or attachments for clear aligners do not hurt! However, your teeth and gums will probably start to feel sore within a few hours after placement of the braces or aligners, due to pressure. This soreness can last for a couple of days up to a week. Soft foods and panadol can help relieve soreness.

No,its not! The wires used with braces are super elastic shape memory wires that can retainer shape for a very long time. The orthodontist knows when the correction with aparticular wire is done and whento move on with another. Sometimes, a certain wire would be in place for a while while sliding teeth to reduce friction.

Powerchains are designated for a particular job. Its not an alternative to single ties. So it can be placed according to the necessary treatment which would be determined by the orthodontist. When needed, the doctor would ask you to choose your favorite colour of powerchain. So you will have to wait until then.

Everyone who moves their teeth with orthodontics, will need retainers! Teeth shift throughout your entire life. Yes, even people who have never had orthodontic treatment may notice changes in their teeth over their lifetime. Now imagine how much your teeth will move after your treatment if there’s nothing to hold them in their new places! That’s right, they’ll go right back to where they started-so retainer wear is a must! Your teeth will eventually be more stable in their new positions, so you won’t have to wear your retainers every night forever, but you will need to wear them every once in a while for as long as you want your teeth to remain straight.