Magnum Clinic's

Dental Braces (Orthodontist)

Magnum Clinic offers high-quality orthodontic braces at a fraction of the cost of traditional braces. Our braces are made from the latest materials and technology is customized to each patient's individual needs. This results in a more comfortable, personalized treatment experience that delivers better results. In addition, Magnum Clinic's braces are removable, which makes them perfect for people who lead active lifestyles.

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What are the dental braces?

Dental braces are dental or orthopaedic devices or mouth appliances that are primarily responsible for straightening out curved teeth or malocclusions. Braces may be used to fix slightly crooked smiles, but they are also the primary treatment of choice in the case of more severe problems with teeth alignment. They can make your teeth straighter, so that you do not get an obvious underbite, incisor-bite, or overbite. Most patients are familiar with braces, a system of braces and wires used to straighten teeth.

Different types of dental braces

There are a few different types of dental braces that can be recommended for improving your teeth alignment, including traditional metal braces, ceramic braces, lingual braces, gold braces, Damon braces and Invisalign.

Metal Braces: 

Metal braces are made of Stainless steel or Titanium metals. If a person is allergic to nickel, titanium brackets must be preferred.  

Advantages:  

  • The friction is less between wire and brackets during tooth movement. 
  • Less force is needed to move the teeth 
  • More control over the root movement. 

Disadvantages:  

  • Braces are completely visible, 
  • Un aesthetic 

Ceramic Braces: 

Ceramic braces are in tooth-colored or transparent color. These are less noticeable than metal braces. 

Advantages:  

  • The friction between wire and brackets is higher than metal brackets during tooth movement. To minimize friction, slot is finished with diamond polish. The low friction mechanism can be achieved through high-end ceramic brackets. 
  • Less visible than metal braces (More aesthetic) 
  • Brackets are not stained by color or discolor over the period. 

Disadvantages:  

  • Little higher force is required to move the teeth than metal brackets 
  • Bracket tie wings can be fractured due to heavy forces. 

Damon Braces: 

Damon braces can be metal braces or clear braces. these braces are self-ligating braces. These Damon series braces gain space by expanding the dental arches. 

Advantages:  

  • Tooth removal can be avoided in borderline cases. 
  • Less treatment time is required compared to traditional braces. 
  • Less Pain & Fewer visits are possible with Damon series braces 

Disadvantages:  

  • It causes more discomfort as they are Bulkier. 

Lingual Braces: 

Lingual braces are placed inner side of the teeth. These are not visible from the outside. These braces & wires are completely customized in the lab to every individual. 

Advantages:  

Not visible. More aesthetic 

Disadvantages:  

  • Relatively expensive than traditional braces 

Gold Braces from ICONIX: 

Iconix is champagne-colored braces truly offer the best of both worlds - the durability of stainless steel and the aesthetics of "white" gold. A unique proprietary process ensures these brackets will stay champagne for the duration of treatment.  

Advantages: 

  • Aesthetic champagne color 
  • A smooth zirconia finish guarantees champagne color will not peel or brush away 

Disadvantages: 

These braces are more expensive than traditional metal braces. 

Invisible Aligners from INVISALIGN: 

Aligners are invisible, removable, Transparent trays.  

Procedure: 

First step: we scan your teeth with 3D intra-oral scanner, photographs Radiographs 

Second Step: we show the 3D virtual treatment outcome & Approval from your side. In this stage, treatment duration, number of aligners, & treatment outcome are finalized 

Third step: Aligners will be given.  

Instructions: Every aligner has to be used for 20 to 22 hours a day for 7 days. Later, can be shifted to next set of aligners. Aligners should be off, while cleaning your teeth & eating. 

Advantages:  

  • Treatment is relatively faster for minor corrections 
  • Easy to clean 
  • Minimal Pain 
  • Completely organized by the patient only 
  • Fewer orthodontic visit 
  • Minimal visibility 
  • Less discomfort 
  • Minimal gum problems 

Disadvantages:  

  • Relatively expensive 
  • Not advised for severe orthodontic problems 
  • Compliance with the patient is very important 

What is the average duration of the dental braces treatment?

Duration of the orthodontic treatment varies from weeks to few years based on the treatment complexity. Generally, on average period of 1year with the braces and 4- 6 months with the Invisalign aligners.

How many visits are required for dental braces treatment?

Ideally, orthodontist does braces adjustments in every 4-6 weeks. Sometimes wires have to changed, sometimes elastics, springs and other orthodontic devices have to be placed to get proper tooth movement.

Do I get the pain during orthodontic braces?

There will be no pain during placement of braces. Pain will be stimulated after few hours of the adjustment. This pain intensity mainly depends on patients' pain threshold. Minor pain and some discomfort present for couple days 5days after adjustment of dental braces.

What happens, if braces or brackets broken?

You can wait till the next orthodontic visit, if you are not having any issues like poking wires or ulceration. Your orthodontist will re attach the broken bracket. Unfortunately, treatment will be delayed 2-3 months for every reattachment of brackets.

How do I maintain oral hygiene?

You have to rinse your mouth after taking any foods or liquids. You have to do careful brushing for removing all food debris around braces and wires. If you fail to do so, it causes gum infections and bad smell.

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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I book an appointment?
To book an appointment at any of our dental clinics, you can fill the form available at the top, and one of our representatives will get in touch with you. Alternatively, you can also give us a call on +971543363340.
What are your dental clinic timings?
Magnum Dental clinics remain open from 9 AM to 11 PM every day. However, in the case of unforeseen situations, the timing may differ on that particular day. Our Clinics are open on weekends.
What modes of payment are acceptable at Magnum Dental Clinics?
We accept payments through Cash/Credit Card/ Debit Card.
What are the safety measures adopted by Magnum?
Magnum Dental has taken world-class precautions to assure patient safety. In response to the COVID crisis, we improved our safety protocols in accordance with WHO guidelines and are now using 10X safety protocols. When it comes to safety and cleanliness, we make no compromises. This ensures that the area is fully sterile and hygienic.
What happens, if I miss an orthodontic appointment for 1 month?
Generally, orthodontic treatment is fail-safe mechanism. The treatment will be hold after some time. But, if force generating devices like elastics, springs, etc, you should not miss the orthodontic appointment, it may lead to malalignment of already aligned teeth.
Why retainer is indicated after every orthodontic treatment?
Many of the teeth will be in new position after an orthodontic treatment. Retainer helps the teeth to retain in new position till formation and hardens the bone around the teeth.
What are the types of retainers?
Majorly 2 types retainers: fixed retainer and removable retainers
How long should I use the retainer after an orthodontic treatment?
It is basically depending on how far teeth have been moved. Retainer period would be more for longer distance tooth movements and vice versa. On average it would be 2-3 years.
Can I eat everything with braces?
You can eat everything after making in to small pieces. Very hard foods like bones should be avoided during orthodontic treatment.
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