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A Wedding Day Worthy Smile: How Fast Braces Can Straighten Teeth in Just One Year

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According to statistics from the US, the average length of time that couples are engaged is from 12 to 18 months. Although one year is quite a long time, brides and grooms to be will no doubt be putting extra time in at the gym and doing all they can to look their best on the big day. Teeth are also important, especially where the beaming bride and groom are concerned.

Naturally, you want to look your best on your wedding day. When you pull out the photo album in future, you don't want your crooked teeth to hog all the attention. But if you only have a year or so, and braces usually take an average of about 2 years to straighten teeth, what can you do? Fortunately, Fastbraces can straighten teeth in 3 months to a year!

Fastbraces Apply a Lighter Force

Traditional braces not only take longer than Fastbraces, but they also apply more force to the teeth. This is important for a number of reasons. First, research suggests that the lighter the force used when moving teeth orthodontically, the faster those teeth move. This is because there is less cell degeneration and therefore less of a need for the body to eliminate dead cells before new cells can be formed.

The second reason is that with more force comes more sensitivity or discomfort. Because Fast Braces apply a gentler force from the beginning of treatment, there is often also less discomfort involved. Lastly, research shows that stronger orthodontic forces increase the risk of root resorption, in other words, stronger forces may shorten the roots of teeth.

Fastbraces Employ Triangular Brackets

Fastbraces work by moving both the crowns and the roots of teeth, whereas traditional braces move the crown first, then the root. Triangular brackets leave more space between each bracket, thereby causing the wire to be slightly more flexible than that of a traditional brace. This allows a dentist to utilize the wire to move both the root and the crown at the same time.

While traditional braces are still the most used brace of all, Fastbraces have been around since 1992. If you have plans to tie the knot in a year's time, Fastbraces could be the quick solution you need. Some patients achieve desirable results in as little as 3 months while others might see results in 6 months to a year. If time is of the essence, speak to your dentist for more information.