Step-by-Step Guide to a Straighter Smile with Metal Braces

Considering getting metal braces in Kenya? Are you already equipped with the price list for teeth braces? In our previous article, we gave detailed discussion and listings about the braces for teeth price list from the highest to the cheapest. However, it is worth checking whether the dental clinics have a discount sale or offer for metal braces. You can be lucky and get your metal braces fixed at 50% off the normal price.  That aside, this detailed guide walks you through the journey, from initial assessment to the sparkling finish, making the process clear and predictable.

Stage 1: Getting to Know You (10 minutes)

  • We'll chat about your smile goals and concerns.
  • Your dentist will examine your teeth to assess any orthodontic issues.
  • You'll get a chance to ask questions and understand the treatment process.

 

Stage 2: Capturing Your Smile Blueprint (variable time)

  • X-rays, pictures, and impressions of your teeth are taken.
  • These records help plan your treatment and monitor progress.

Stage 3: Braces On! (one appointment)

  • Your braces are carefully bonded to each tooth.
  • You'll receive instructions on cleaning and caring for your braces.

Stage 4: Maintaining Progress (monthly check-ups)

  • We'll tighten your braces and replace ligatures to keep the teeth moving.
  • Regular adjustments ensure smooth progress and optimal results.

Stage 5: Your Grand Smile Unveiled (one appointment)

  • We'll remove your braces and celebrate your transformed smile!
  • Fixed and removable retainers are placed to keep your teeth in their new positions.

 

Additional Information:

  • Consultation fee: KShs 3,000
  • Records: KShs 5,000 (depending on x-rays and models)
  • Monthly visits: KShs 15,000 (conventional or lingual)
  • Debond and retainers: KShs 35,000 (includes fixed retainers, removable retainers extra)
  • Fixed retainers: KShs 15,000 per arch
  • Removable retainers: KShs 15,000 - KShs 70,000 (depending on type and quantity)

Remember:

  • This guide is a general overview. Individual treatment plans and costs may vary.
  • Consult your dentist for a personalized estimate based on your specific needs.
  • Don't hesitate to ask questions! We're here to guide you every step of the way.

Ready to start your journey to a confident smile? Remember to ask whether the price for the teeth braces you chose is inclusive of the teeth retainers (retainer for teeth straightening) which can be very expensive roughly starting from KShs 15,000 - KShs 70,000 (depending on type and quantity). 

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Getting Your Braces Off: A Simple Guide

Congratulations! Your braces journey is almost complete, and soon you'll be showing off your new, straight smile. This guide explains the final steps to ensure your teeth stay beautifully aligned:

Retainers: Your Teeth's New Best Friends:

  • Think of retainers like tiny guards for your teeth. Once your braces are removed, your teeth are still settling into their new positions. Retainers hold them in place, preventing them from drifting back to their old spots.
  • We'll give you both fixed retainers, bonded to the back of your front teeth, and removable retainers, like clear trays you wear at night. Both are important for long-lasting results.

Final Appointment:

  • This is a celebratory visit! We'll gently remove your braces and take impressions for your custom-made removable retainers. You'll get your fixed retainers right away, and your removable ones will be ready in about a week.

 

Costs of retainers:

  • The "Debond and Retainers" fee covers both your final appointment and your retainers. If your treatment lasts longer than 6 months, the removable retainers are included.
  • There are different types of removable retainers with varying costs. We'll discuss options and prices during your consultation.

 

Keeping Your Smile Sparkling:

  • Regular dental hygiene is crucial after braces. Brushing and flossing around your fixed retainers is essential. We can show you the best techniques.
  • We offer professional cleaning and polishing services to keep your smile bright and healthy.

Questions? We're Here to Help!

This is just a general overview. Feel free to ask us anything about your specific situation and any questions you might have. We're here to make sure your smile journey is smooth and successful!

 



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