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Did you know that a confident and charming smile makes people more confident and opens up more relationships? Therefore, dental care and orthodontics for teeth with many defects is essential. The following article will introduce in detail about two methods of braces with brackets and braces without braces, helping you to own a confident smile.

case braces with brackets at The East Rose Dental
Case braces with brackets at The East Rose Dental

Braces method with brackets

Braces method is a complicated technique that requires a highly skilled doctor, specifically:

What are braces with brackets?

Braces with brackets rely on the pull of the arch wire and brackets to adjust the teeth to the desired position. The purpose of this method is to overcome the disadvantages of the teeth that are not in the right position, bring an even teeth, aesthetics and reduce pressure when chewing.

The dentist applies brackets to the teeth and uses the arch wire to connect the brackets to orient the teeth in the direction of the brackets' movement. Before performing the installation, it is necessary to create a space between two adjacent teeth thanks to an elastic. Besides, there are many other additional specialized tools.

Braces with brackets based on the pulling force of the arch wire and brackets to adjust teeth
1- Braces with brackets based on the pulling force of the arch wire and brackets to adjust teeth - Image: Freepik

Braces with brackets Time

Braces using brackets are usually worn continuously for 1.5-2 years and 24/7 depending on different tooth conditions. Adjustment time within 4-6 weeks, go to the dental center to check the connection between the arch wire and the brackets, straighten the teeth to the correct position.


Braces bring you a beautiful, confident smile, and overcome many defects on your teeth such as overbite, underbite, crowded teeth, misaligned bite. Besides, this orthodontic method also has many advantages such as:

  • Durable, strong, orthodontic components do not harm, do not affect health.
  • Improve chewing function, help food grind more thoroughly, good for the digestive system.
  • The price is reasonable, the treatment time is not too long, and it does not affect life much.
  • Treated teeth are easy to clean, avoiding dental diseases.
Braces bring you a beautiful, confident smile, and overcome many shortcomings
Braces bring you a beautiful, confident smile, and overcome many shortcomings - Image: Freepik

Invisalign clear braces

Clear braces have many advantages over traditional braces. Invisalign technology is increasingly popular and used.

What is Invisalign?

Clear Braces are removable braces, transparent braces are not visible, so they are more aesthetic. However, this method is quite expensive, requires strict compliance, and not everyone is suitable for this method.

The Invisalign method does not use brackets and other metal wires, but gently moves the teeth into the correct position with a series of clear plastic aligners. The aligners are customized to each person's teeth, each aligner will be moved bit by bit.

Invisalign method does not use metal brackets and wires
Invisalign method does not use metal brackets and wires - image: Freepik

Although this method is quite expensive, it is very popular. With leading-edge technical technology, Invisalign has clearly outlined the adjustment plan from the very beginning to the end of the braces process. The result of this process will be previewed through a 3-dimensional image.

Adjustment time

Because no metal brackets and wires are used, Invisalign is very discreet and difficult to recognize, ensuring high aesthetics. Besides, the time to wear braces will be less instead of 24/7 like braces with brackets. You can easily remove the braces when eating and drinking, just make sure to wear the aligners from 8pm every day.

Each set of aligners is not only different for each person but also is changed from time to time. The aligners will be worn for 2 weeks and continue to be replaced with the next aligner until the teeth are gradually adjusted to the desired position. The duration of braces without braces depends on the condition of each person's teeth. In most cases, it usually takes 18-30 aligners to achieve the desired results.

Read more: What are the advantages of invisalign braces?

Pros and cons of Invisalign

With advanced and modern technologies, the method of braces without braces has outstanding advantages such as:

  • Convenient to remove when eating, brushing teeth.
  • Have high aethetics.
  • Comfortable, less annoying for the user.
  • Customizable on a case-by-case basis, the dentist can show the entire tooth before the end of the process through digital images.

In addition to the above advantages, the Invisalign method also has disadvantages such as:

  • Only effective if strictly adhered to 20 hours a day.
  • Not suitable for many cases, complicated cases require braces with brackets.
  • High cost.

Thus, the article has summarized information about methods of braces with braces and braces without braces. Each method has its own characteristics and is suitable for each type of object. So make wise choices to have the smile you want and be confident in front of the crowd.

Read more: How much do braces cost in Vietnam? Link post here : https://eastrosedental.com/en/how-much-do-braces-cost.html



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