- by Medikoe Health Expert
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- Feb 09 2017
How to straighten teeth?
A beautiful smile is everybody’s dream and there are many ways one can achieve this. After an oral examination is performed, based on the requirement, your orthodontist will figure out the best method to help straighten your teeth.
Some cases may require braces while in others it may be possible to straighten teeth without them by using retainers instead.
Fixed retainers: A long-term solution but cannot be removed by the patient. These use dental cement on the inner surface that helps with correction as teeth are not allowed to shift.
Hawley retainers: These take the shape of your mouth with the help of dental impressions and are made of metal wires and acrylic. These can be made for both upper and lower jaw to help make corrections.
Removable retainers: For those trying to correct their smile, this is a good option as these can be removed for occasional relief or during events.