Teeth that are out of line are secured with a wire for re-aligning. This treatment does not offer instant results, it takes time to move teeth gently and effectively, rapid movements lead to tooth and bone loss. Treatment time varies between 6 months and 2 years. Braces are can be done on adults of all ages, it is not limited to children, provided they have healthy bones and teeth.
Braces are used to align teeth that are crooked or crowded/spaced in an orderly pattern.