About this treatment

Fixed metal braces are small metal brackets which are bonded to each tooth. In some cases, metal bands are fitted at the very back of the mouth. The brackets will then be attached to a thin metal wire, known as an archwire. The wire is held in place by elastic rings or thin wires called ligatures. These elastics now come in a range of colours to help brighten your smile during treatment.

Key points

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    Modern brackets provide a more discrete appearance. The surface area of each bracket has been reduced and a range of elastic colours gives you more of a choice on how you’d like your fixed braces to look. Fixed metal braces are a permanent fixture in your mouth meaning they are extremely effective for most orthodontic needs. The treatment can take around 2-3 years on average.

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    Fixed braces are good for fixing complex issues with the alignment of your teeth. They may take a little longer than other orthodontic treatments, but the results are efficient, effective and long-lasting. Our Manchester based team provide the highest level of patient care and throughout your treatment offer the best support to help you achieve high quality results. Our team will regularly adjust your fixed braces to help guide your mouth to correct your bite and get you smiling again.

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    Fixed braces are an effective treatment that will ensure your teeth are aligned perfectly. Our experienced team of orthodontists at City Centre Dental & Implant Clinic can provide you with a tailored solution to ensure the best possible results. During an initial consultation, your orthodontist will discuss all available teeth straightening solutions to help you achieved a healthy, straighter smile.