Metal Braces are part of Fixed Braces
There are several different types of fixed braces. It involves the fixing of small brackets to each of the teeth, which may need tilting, rotating, intruding or even extruding.
Standard Metal Braces
This is the most economical method of straightening teeth and it involves the placement of metal brackets connected by a wire on the lip side of the teeth. It has no limitations and all types of cases can be treated using this technique.
Depending on you specific problem you may need to wear aligners or braces from any time between 6 month to 2 years. The duration of treatment for each case will be determined at the planning stages so that you will be able to decide on the best time for your treatment to commence.