Looking for the Best Dentist in Pune for braces treatment?  If yes, then do visit Braces and Smile Orthodontic clinic without spoiling your time. Our Clinic is lead by Doctor Prashant Gupta who is a well-known orthodontist in Pune. At Braces and Smile dental clinic, We offer adult as well as pediatric orthodontics treatment to improve a smile appearance. If you feel low confidence due to a crooked or misaligned tooth and would like to correct them, orthodontic treatment is the best option. Everyone can get a stunning and confident smile through advanced orthodontic treatments.

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What is Orthodontic and Orthodontic treatment?

Orthodontics is a special type of dentistry that deals with the correction of bad bites, or problems with the way your teeth fit together. While most dentists have been trained to provide orthodontic treatment, for more complex cases, our specialist orthodontists, a specially trained dentist who does orthodontic treatment only, can provide treatment.
Orthodontics is one of the oldest and most well-known specialities in dentistry. It is the department that deals with braces.
Crowded, crooked or irregularly placed teeth can lead to low self-confidence and low self-esteem. We offer various treatment modalities which help in correcting not just the mal-aligned teeth but also the bite of the patient. This leads to improvement in aesthetics and also oral health and function.

Why orthodontic treatment is necessary?

You should get orthodontic treatment if you have problems like extra teeth and spacing.

With the help of orthodontic treatment, you can make your teeth healthy and strong. If you have any teeth problem, this treatment will help you in curing that.

here are some reasons

  • Prevent or improve periodontal problems.
  • Prevent or reduce further bone loss around teeth.
  • Improves the ability of the dentist to restore missing teeth.
  • Improves aesthetics for a better smile and facial appearance.
  • Improves function of teeth.
  • Improves self-confidence and self-esteem.
  • Improves oral health.

When is Orthodontic Treatment Necessary?

The need for braces or orthodontic treatment varies from Person to Person. There are many reasons someone needs orthodontic treatment:

  • Bite problems (Malocclusion): Bite issues such as Crossbite, crowding, underbite, and an overbite can be fixed through orthodontic treatment. 
  • Spacing: If you have a large space between your teeth. Orthodontic braces can fix these gaps.
  • Trouble while speaking: You might feel difficulties while speaking due to jaw alignment issues, overcrowded mouth. Orthodontic Braces treatment will help you to speak easier.

How do orthodontic braces treatment work?

  • For Orthodontic treatment to begin, your Specialist Orthodontist will Diagnose and plan your customized treatment plan. You will be advised to get full mouth X-rays for treatment planning. 
  • Once the plan and future course are decided, the braces are installed on teeth and subsequently once per month tightening will be needed for your braces. 
  • If you have Aligners, the appointment timings and frequency is less. 
  • There are different types of braces that work well to get the desired treatment results.

Various types of Orthodontic braces

Traditional Metal Braces

The traditional metal braces are generally used for children and teenagers. They come with different colours on them which generally keeps the children engaged in the treatment.

Ceramic Braces

The invisible ceramic braces are white and transparent in colour and can be barely seen. These are generally used by working-class people who do not want the braces to be shown to their friends, yet desire a beautiful smile.

self-ligating Braces

There are advanced Self-ligating braces that are comfortable, with no rubbers engagement on the braces. This causes less food accumulation around the braces which keeps oral hygiene better during the entire treatment. They are self-locking braces keeping the wire engaged for more time in the braces.

Aligners

The latest technology involving Orthodontics is Aligners. They are completely invisible, removable and customized per patient and gives the same results.

What is the cost of getting braces in Pune?

Braces in Pune cost an average between ₹20,000 to Some Lakhs. The cost of braces varies according to their type. Metal braces cost in Pune anywhere between ₹20,000 to ₹40,000. ceramic braces cost in Pune varies from ₹40,000 – ₹50,000. Normal Self-ligating braces ceramic cost in Pune Ranges from ₹35000 and self-ligating ceramic braces is around ₹45000.

The cost of orthodontic braces treatment depends on the complexity of the case and types of braces chosen and its brand, quality, strength, design, etc.

Meet Dr. Prashant Gupta – Specialist orthodontist in Pune

Dentist, Braces specialist and orthodontist in Pune

Dr. Prashant Gupta is a Prominent orthodontist in Pune and member of the Indian Orthodontic Society, Indian Dental Association, IDA Pune. Dr. Prashant Gupta completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S.) degree from KLE University, V.K. Institute of Dental Science, Belgaum. He completed his Masters in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics from the Government Dental College and Hospital, Goa.

 Dr. Prashant Gupta is truly passionate about Orthodontic Dentistry. He is constantly up to date with the latest Dental technologies and appliances including Invisalign, Temporary anchorage devices, Self-ligation systems, Lingual systems, Ortho-Surgical treatment, Growth modifications and early treatment. 

FAQ's

What is orthodontic treatment?

Orthodontic treatment is a way of straightening or moving teeth, to improve the appearance of the teeth and how they work. It can also help to look after the long-term health of your teeth, gums and jaw joints, by spreading the biting pressure over all your teeth.

Why should I have orthodontic treatment?

Many people have crowded or crooked teeth. Orthodontic treatment will straighten the teeth or move them into a better position. This can improve their appearance and the way the teeth bite together, while also making them easier to clean.

Some people have upper front teeth that stick out and look unsightly. These ‘prominent’ teeth are more likely to be damaged, but orthodontic treatment can move them back into line.

At what age should I have orthodontic treatment?

The best time is generally during childhood, but adults can have orthodontic treatment too – and more and more are doing so. Age is less important than having the right number of teeth.

Who carries out orthodontics?

Your dentist may carry out orthodontic treatment. Or they may send you to a specialist who has extra qualifications. The specialist may be in a practice or in a hospital department, and is called an orthodontist.

What does it involve?

The most important thing is to have a full examination. This will usually involve looking at your teeth, taking dental x-rays and making plaster models of your teeth.

Your dental team or orthodontist will then discuss what treatment is possible. Once you are sure you want to go ahead, the treatment can start as soon as you have enough permanent teeth.

How is treatment carried out?

Orthodontic treatment can be done by many sorts of appliances, which most people call a ‘brace’.

What is a removable brace?

Simple treatment may be carried out with a removable brace (a plate that can be taken out to be cleaned). It has delicate wires and springs attached, which move the teeth using gentle pressure.

What is a fixed brace?

Often, teeth need to be guided more accurately than they can be using a removable brace. So a fixed brace is used. This has brackets and bands which are temporarily stuck to the teeth. A flexible wire joins all the brackets and allows the teeth to be moved.

What is a functional brace?

It is sometimes possible to change the way the jaws grow, using a functional brace. This works by using the power of your jaw muscles and can help with certain types of problem.

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