Metal braces and 7-step procedure to brace

Metal braces: This method is the foundation of modern orthodontic braces that have existed for a long time and are effective for correcting crooked, underbite, sparse and misaligned teeth from easy to complex. … with stainless steel alloys such as nickel-titanium, metal braces have strong durability and have an even and stable effect.

What are metal braces ?

Traditional metal braces utilize brackets attached to the teeth, an arch wire on the brackets, and a dental elastic tied around the arch wire to hold it to the brackets. The dental rubber band’s flexibility will enable the orthodontic treatment to go steadily and constantly, producing the desired result.

Metal braces
Metal braces

Metal braces: Pros and cons


  • The least expensive method compared to others
  • High effectiveness
  • Can solve complex orthodontic cases
  • Less time consuming
  • Durable material


  • They are the most noticeable of all types of braces.
  • Can be quite painful due to the pressure being applied to teeth.
  • Properly cleaning teeth and gums can be a time-consuming task with braces since it’s more difficult
  • Braces limit the types of foods and drinks that can consume
  • Customers must regularly visit doctors and change the elastic during the process of braces

How long do traditional braces take?

On average, it takes about 24 months to complete an orthodontic treatment. Some patients require less than 12 months, but there are also patients requiring up to 3 years of treatment before their teeth reach the desired position.

Do metal braces require tooth extraction?

Depending on patient’s oral situation, here are some cases require tooth extraction:

  • Misaligned jaw, extra teeth
  • Underbite
  • Macrodontia, hyperdontia
  • Extract tooth number 8 when it is misaligned, crashing into tooth number 7

At BeDental, the dentist will help patient brace and don’t have to do tooth extraction with the support of Damon and F.A.C.E method

The process

Metal braces
Metal braces

Step 1: The doctor conducts a general examination of the patient’s oral health through X-ray to detect dental diseases. You may need to have dental treatment if there’s any diseases such as tooth decay, toothache, etc

Step 2: The doctor will make a detailed and accurate orthodontic treatment plan.

Step 3: Signing contract

Step 4: Oral hygiene and remove tartar before the procedure

Step 5: Attach the upper jaw braces first, after getting used to eating and drinking, will continue to attach the lower jaw in 1-2 weeks

Step 6: Once everything is finished, the dentist recommends how to take care of your teeth for the greatest results and also makes an appointment. Brackets, cables, and anchors will be modified appropriately on each re-examination.

Step 7: The dentist will remove the braces after the teeth are straight and nice. The client will also put on a retainer to prevent tooth movement throughout the procedure.


Where can you get the services ? 

For highly effective braces , you need to choose a dental clinic that is trusted and reputable.

Doing braces at BeDental
Doing braces at BeDental

With the best dental professionals in Vietnam, BeDental is a popular address for providing dental services and a leader of the dentistry field with the support of advanced technology. Bedental confidently commits to help you have a beautiful, bright smile.

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