Wearing braces is part of many people’s lives.
There are several orthodontic problems which affect people and, in order to solve them, braces have become an important ally.
Back in the days, people didn’t have access to this kind of treatment, either due to the price or to lack of specialized professionals.
As a result, people even lost their teeth, because they couldn’t take proper care of them.
Nowadays, there are many options for such problems, thanks to orthodontics.
Orthodontics is the field of dentistry that prevents, and corrects mal-positioned teeth and jaws, and misaligned bite patterns.
However, before knowing what type of braces you will need, there is always some anxiety.
That is why some developers designed apps that help people have an idea of how braces would look on them.
Such apps are called Braces Simulators and are very simple to use and find on your smartphone’s app store.
BraceMate is one of the most popular Simulator apps.
That is because it is a very intuitive and simple to use app and also provides some very useful information.
When you first open the app, you will see a very realistic smile with traditional metal braces on it.
Once you start navigating it, the app’s menu offers some valuable tips, such as how to correctly clean your braces.
Still on the menu, you will find an option named “Emergencies”, in which you can get some help and directions on how to properly clean your teeth and braces.
Besides, the app offers an infinity of color options for the user to select and try on the braces.
By doing so, you can create combinations with the elastic bands from the app.
In addition, you can use only one color and even have fun intercalating with the options offered.
The best feature this app offers is the option of sharing your design with your dentist.
This way, he will already know how you want your braces to look before your appointment.
The app is very complete and can be found on the Google Play Store, for Android devices.
Types of Dental Braces
After getting to know more about BraceMate, it is also important to have an idea of the types of Dental Braces are available in the market.
The first and most common one is the Traditional Metal Braces, which consists in metal brackets and wires and works by using body heat to move your teeth more quickly.
Another option available nowadays are the Ceramic, they are very similar to the traditional metal ones, but are more delicate and discreet, due to their ceramic brackets.
Invisalign is one of the most modern ones and they do not involve brackets or wires, but plastic aligners which the patient replaces every week or month.
Last but not least, we have the Self-Ligating Braces, which are also very similar to the traditional metal ones, but instead of using elastic bands, they utilize clips to hold the wire.
Besides the app, the information on the types of dental braces cal help you.
However, it is very important that you look for an orthodontic dentist to get the best treatment for you.