Invisalign Forum
braces forum

Braces Forum and Support

Get support from other orthodontics patients from all over the world. Ask questions and offer support.

Ask Your Question

Got problems with your braces? Need some orthodontics advice? Ask away and have the community help you.

Help Other Patients

Do you know the answer to a question? Share your exprience and knowledge with the patients who need your support.

Get Involved

Ask questions, answer, vote, get involved in the community. Collect badges and become the most active user.

How long do braces have to be worn?

I have heard that some people have worn braces for 6-8 months, while others for more than 2-3 years. How long does one have to wear braces? What should I expect?
asked in Orthodontics Forum by Mr.Smiley (22 points)  

Please log in or register to answer this question.

2 Answers

0 like 0 dislike
It depends upon your teeth issues, Normally it will take around 6 months for minor issues. Better consult with Orthodontist to know about your teeth.

ADMIN EDIT: please contact us for advertising options, if you wish to promote your website
answered by logeshmarvel (6 points)  
edited by dojo
0 like 0 dislike
It depends on many things:

1. complexity of the case
2. your age
3. the treatment option

These three at least will decide if you need a longer or shorter treatment. Few cases, that are indeed very easy to solve, can be treated in 6-8 months. Many patients need at least 1-2 years in braces, again, depending on the complexity of their cases.

Anyway, time really flies though and you'll get as a result some nice straight teeth. So you shouldn't worry that much about the time spent in braces, just get a good orthodontist, choose a great treatment plan together and go for it ;)
answered by dojo (111 points)  
© 2012-2014 BracesForum. All Rights Reserved. Design byDojo.
...