These are used to carry out simple movements and at Armagh Orthodontic Clinic we use them either as a treatment on its own or as part of treatment with another brace eg fixed braces.
They have delicate wires which gently move the teeth and can be worn by children and by adult patients. Most commonly they are worn on the top teeth and can be removed for cleaning of the brace, cleaning of the teeth and to wear a gum shield although it is important that they are worn as close to full time as possible otherwise they will not succeed in moving the teeth that they are supposed to move.
At Armagh Orthodontic Clinic we also offer treatment with removable clear aligners for teenagers and adults with Invisalign. The benefits of treatment with Invisalign are:
Aligners are virtually invisible
You can eat and drink what you like