You’re never too old for Braces.

metal-bracesBraces have very negative connotations surrounding them, a lot of procedures are done in the pre-teen to late-teen stages of life, when the teeth are easier to manipulate. Most adults used to opt out of braces, believing it was too late of a stage in life to go through the pain and the embarrassment. But after a recent surge of celebrities going for braces, instead of the expensive option of veneers, the rise in adults in braces has risen dramatically. Nowadays, braces aren’t connected to a head piece, so there are several different options of styles out there for you. Here are some of the most common and the best.

bracesCommon train tracks. Earning their colloquial name with their appearance. They are the cheapest option for braces, but are the most obvious. With a silver coloured band fitted to the upper or lower or both sets of teeth. They are tightened on a monthly basis by an orthodontist and are usually effective from 10 months to two years, depending on the severity of the case.

Lingual Braces. These braces are genius, not as expensive as their full covering invisible counterparts but work just as well. They are fitted to the back of the teeth to conceal them from view. They are quick and effective, working between 8 months to one year.

Invisalign. This brand of brace is a genius of disguise, and available all orthdontist’s all over the UK such as www.turretortho.co.uk Fitted as clear teeth guards, these braces are taken in moulds in several stages which the client can pick and choose the speed of treatment with. They have been proven to give the same if not better results than normal metal braces in 6-10 months.