Braces are used to correct irregular position of the teeth. The terms that were deployed by the people as prostheses for correcting teeth or braces. Since:
- Fixed orthodontic appliances
- Mobile orthodontic appliances
Fixed appliances are also known as braces, orthodontist puts them and since then has not removed until the end of orthodontic treatment. They are used in adult patients and in children after 12 years. In order to obtain the desired results, it is necessary to use them for about a year or two.
On the other hand, mobile orthodontic appliances are removed, if necessary, and the patient they've set. They are used in children younger than 12 years. Must be worn at night and several times during the day.