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How long do Phase 2 braces last?

How long do Phase 2 braces last?

Phase-Two typically begins around the age of 11 or 12. This phase of orthodontic treatment usually lasts an average of 12-20 months, but, as always, each case is different, depending on the individual.

Are two phases of braces necessary?

Depending on what is wrong with a child’s teeth or bite, an orthodontist may recommend a two phase orthodontic treatment. This is because addressing the problems in two separate phases may prevent a child from needing more invasive treatment in the future.

How many stages of braces are there?

There are three general stages of braces and Invisalign treatment: the planning stage, the active stage, and the retention stage. All three phases are super important.

What is the most braces can cost?

The average cost of braces is $5,000 to $6,000 for both children and adults, but there are several important factors that can lower or raise your final bill. While the average cost for braces is $5,000 to $6,000, some individuals pay as little as $3,000 or as much as $10,000.

What is Phase 1 and Phase 2 orthodontic treatment?

Phase 1 and Phase 2 treatment is sometimes referred to as two-phase treatment. It involves a child receiving orthodontic treatment at two separate times, usually with a break in between. In most cases, the first phase of treatment will be initiated when the child still has a mix of primary and permanent teeth.

What happens the first few months of braces?

First Few Months in Braces In many cases, it is only the maxillary (upper) teeth brackets that are applied in this initial stage. A low and constant pressure is applied along the archwire that is attached to the brackets which causes tension and compression on your teeth and periodontal ligaments.

Do braces fix flared teeth?

There is no need to extract the teeth if there are a gap between the flared teeth, so traditional braces or Invisalign can fix the open bite. If there is no space and the teeth are crowded and spread out, a combination of dental appliances and extractions is necessary to treat the open bite.