What type of braces are available?

It may possible that someone has crooked tooth or misaligned bite (underbite or overbite), There are a variety of treatments available that can help you to align teeth in a line, including different types of braces and retainers.

Orthodontics specializes in correcting irregularities of teeth. They will first ask questions about your health, conduct a clinical examination, take impressions or your teeth, and take photos of your face and teeth. They also order x-rays of mouth and head. Now an expert orthodontics can create an appropriate plan of your treatment with this all gathered information.

If braces are indeed a solution for you, the dentist will suggest you different kinds of appliances as per your needs. There are different kinds of braces available. One treatment cannot fit everyone.


This is probably most of the people thinks when someone suggests you to wear braces. Today’s metal braces are smaller, flatter and much more comfortable compared to 90’s. Traditional metal braces are made of high-quality stainless steel or titanium. The three main parts of braces are brackets, arch wire and ligature elastic (also known as rubberbands) Brackets are attached to teeth using special kind of glue that bonds them to the tooth surface and holds them in a proper place. The archwire is a thin metal wire that connects each bracket and puts pressure on the teeth to help guide them into place. Ligature Elastic are coloured ties that hold the archwires to the brackets.


Instead of highly noticeable metal brackets, you can have brackets with transparency. These brackets are clear, made of ceramic, plastic or a combination of both. Clear braces are little expensive than traditional metal braces. Clear braces are almost invisible, they are the perfect solution for the people who want to improve their appearance and smile without any announcement during the procedure.


These metal braces are bounded to the back of your teeth (tongue side) so that no one can see them easily. Because of its invisibility, so many eligible patients choose them. One another advantage is if you play any wind instrument or sport, lingual braces are easier to adopt compared to traditional metal braces. Lingual braces cannot fit everyone. Lingual braces can be more difficult than traditional braces, because it may affect your tongue. Getting used to with lingual braces in your daily life is quite tricky.


Comfortable, clear and removable –Invisalign treatment transforms your smile without interfering with your day to day life. With 20 years of research, 900+ patents are happy personalities who are using Invisalign. These aligners are custom-made and personalized. Invisalign aligners also reduce the doctor’s appointments. These being an exclusive treatment, very little orthodontics in India are certified to carry out this treatment. Dr. Kalyani and her team have received special training for this treatment of Invisalign.

So now you know the types of braces available in India. Do visit Vyom Dental care, Ahmedabad. Dr. Kalyani Trivedi and her team will be very happy to help you in any confusion regarding Braces. Having straight teeth helps you in a pretty smile and much more important, Braces will help your overall oral health. Now, this information is really something to smile about! Be sure to comment below and share this article to spread words on benefits of braces.

What is TMJ?

TMJ refers to temporomandibular joint dysfunction. It causes pain in your joints and muscles that control your jaw movement. The Temporomandibular joint is responsible for connecting your jawbone (mandible) to your skull. It is basically a disease-causing difficulty in the movements of your jaw. According to a survey, 5% to 12% of the population suffers from this disease.

TMJ can be diagnosed by various symptoms it causes, so look for them carefully.  Symptoms of TMJ are

  • Pain in jaw
  • Difficulty in opening and closing your mouth
  • Pain around the ears
  • Difficulty and pain while chewing anything
  • Facial pain
  • Pain in temporomandibular joints
  • Bruxism
  • The Pain of neck, shoulder and headache is also common

Causes of TMJ can be arthritis, jaw injury, damage of temporomandibular joints or disc dislocation due to various factors.

Can TMJ go away on its own?

Yes, in most cases it is observed TMJ go on its own. The pain and discomfort caused by TMJ disorder are temporary but recurring. TMJ can usually be treated with self-care and other non-surgical treatments. There are many exercises effective in easing TMJ symptoms. If all the measures applied failed then the last option is typically surgery based.

Is TMJ curable?

TMJ is difficult to diagnose and treat as the exact reason for it is unknown. As mentioned already pain of TMJ is recurring, so it is more correct to say it is not curable but treatable. Cure of TMJ is not yet known but there are treatments possible to reduce pain, discomfort and other symptoms.

To prevent getting the symptoms or disease worse, diagnose the symptoms at an early stage only. Look for the above-mentioned symptoms in you and consult the doctor if you have been diagnosed with it.

Is TMJ painful?

Yes, TMJ is painful but the intensity of pain depends on the extent of the situation. The pain can be mild in beginning but as the situation worse, there can be severe pain near your jaw area. It is often difficult to handle as it causes grinding of your teeth also.

We at Vyom Dental care provide TMJ treatment to help patients recover from the discomfort and pain that TMJ causes. You should definitely seek medical attention if you have persistent pain and tenderness in your jaw. We are TMJ specialists and professionals with many years of experience in treating patients with TMJ symptoms. Our treatments are known to bring great relief from symptoms. Our treatments are according to the range of motion in your jaw and carefully examine the sites of discomfort. The first ray of treatment includes exercises to deal with the problem in an easy way. If the problem persists the next step includes pain relievers and therapies to treat TMJ. In severe cases, we go for surgery.

Suffering from this disease?

We have world-class solutions to treat your TMJ in a better way. Our clinic specializes in TMJ treatment with the latest technology and affordable fees range.

“You deserve to smile at every stage of your life and we help you achieve it without pain”

Why braces are required?

It is now common that the majority of teenagers having braces put on their teeth. These days, why dentists recommend wearing braces? Let’s get divulge more into the detail about the braces along with these this piece of a blog which can be helpful for you to understand the importance of braces.

So usually, a dentist suggests braces to get better “orofacial” look. With the help of orthodontic treatment, many problems like crooked or broken teeth, overbites, and underbites, inappropriate jaw position are solved. If not proper care is taken, it may result in dangerous consequences such as tooth decay, gum disease, speaking issues etc.

Well, besides understanding the importance of braces. It is must to know the time period for undergoing a treatment. Firstly, any patient can suffer from orthodontic issues and can go for this treatment at any age. But, an ideal time for braces is between 10 and 14 years of age. The reason is that during this age development of head and mouth are still going on. So teeth can become more adjustable for straightening. A big myth is prevalent that braces are only for kids. Even, adults are found wearing braces to solve many issues related to tooth health.

With these, it is highly advisable to select braces very carefully as per your basic needs. So whenever you go to your dentist, discuss properly your needs with a dentist. So for your basic knowledge let me make you aware of the types of braces.

Most frequently used braces are brackets, metal, and plastic or ceramic that are attached to teeth. As per the nature of ceramic brackets, they are clear or tooth-colored and are far less perceptible compared to metal brackets.

While there is another type of braces like lingual or concealed braces comes in brackets that are aligned with the back-side of teeth. So can’t be seen easily. An advantage of both these braces is that it uses wires to shift the teeth to the preferred situation.

Even, a new option to conventional braces is a string of clear, tailored, detachable device termed as aligners. These braces are invisible, along with that they removable also. Due to which you will not face any food trapping issues and it doesn’t leave an impression of plaque between your teeth. It is required to wear for about two weeks and only detached it for while eating, brushing and flossing. But, this alternative is suitable for adults with minor spacing issues. It is not advisable for children and adolescents who still having permanent teeth.

Make sure that proper care is taken before and after conducting the treatment. For this, avoid taking sweets; sparkling drinks such as soda, junk food. Also, take care of sugary and starchy food which formulates acids and plaque that results in tooth decay and elongate gum disease.

To whom you should consult for treatment. In general, a dentist is responsible for treating your dental issues; this can be more precisely said as an orthodontic treatment plan that encompasses analysis, test and some orthodontic procedures. Because any dentist can be referred to as an orthodontist – a specialist skilled in the development, prevention and correction indiscretion of the teeth, bite and jaws and associated with a facial deformity.

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