Can I get orthodontics for free in Egypt? What are its prices? - المركز الطبي لرعاية الأسنان

Can I get orthodontics for free in Egypt? What are its prices?

Free Teeth Alignment in Egypt, Teeth alignment is one of the somewhat expensive procedures, and therefore, Egyptian centers have provided several payment options, whether in the private or public sector, to facilitate the payment process for patients and enable them to use braces as a treatment.

Free Teeth Alignment in Egypt

Free Teeth Alignment in Egypt

Free Teeth Alignment in Egypt

Dental braces are one of the most important therapeutic and cosmetic methods used in dentistry, which are used to modify, correct, and treat other dental problems. They are devices made of steel that are installed on the surface of the teeth and tightened to move the teeth to their correct position. Installing braces is a simple procedure performed by the dentist, but it takes a long time for treatment. In the following sections, we will present important information about dental braces.

Installing dental braces enhances gum and surrounding tissue health, contributing to the overall oral and dental health through The Dental  Center.

Who Needs Dental Braces?

Dental braces are an important procedure used to treat many problems that patients suffer from, such as:

  1. If the patient has crooked or crowded teeth.
  2. In case of severe protrusion of the jaws.
  3. Feeling that the teeth are not functioning properly or with the same efficiency.
  4. The presence of a malocclusion problem.
  5. In case the patient has large gaps between the teeth.
  6. Misalignment or unevenness of teeth next to each other.
  7. May be used if the patient has speech problems.
  8. If there is a problem such as an underbite or deep bite.

The Cost of Dental Braces in Egypt

The cost of installing braces in Egypt in public places ranges from 7000 to 15000 Egyptian pounds, but in private clinics and medical centers, the cost of metal braces may range from 20000 to 30000 Egyptian pounds, while the cost of ceramic braces ranges from 32000 to 42000 Egyptian pounds. If clear removable braces are chosen, the cost may range from 25000 to 35000 Egyptian pounds, while the lingual braces are considered the most expensive type of braces, with an average cost ranging from 35000 to 45000 Egyptian pounds.

Factors Affecting the Cost of Dental Braces

There are several factors that affect the cost of installing dental braces, including:

  • The services, care, offers, and payment facilities provided by the center.
  • The skill and experience of the dentist in diagnosing and installing braces.
  • The condition of the teeth and the degree of severity of their problems.
  • The age of the patient who needs dental braces.
  • The diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that the patient must undergo before installing the braces.
  • The type of braces chosen for installation.
  • The type of technology used in installing the braces.
  • The repairs performed by the dentist on the braces in case of damage.
Factors Affecting the Cost of Dental Braces

Factors Affecting the Cost of Dental Braces

Benefits of Dental Braces

Dental braces are one of the most important procedures with several benefits, including:

  1. Realigns the teeth and makes them even next to each other, improving the external appearance of the teeth.
  2. Restores the teeth’s ability to perform their functions of grinding and chewing food.
  3. Allows the patient to speak properly and correctly.
  4. Closes gaps between the teeth.
  5. Improves the shape of the face and jaws by correcting their protrusion.
  6. Treats problems the patient suffers from, such as malocclusion and bites.
  7. Corrects crooked and crowded teeth.

Disadvantages of Dental Braces

Like many medical procedures, installing dental braces has some disadvantages, which we will discuss in the following points:

  • The patient may experience pain when consuming hot or cold foods and drinks, as the braces increase tooth sensitivity.
  • Braces treatment is a lengthy process that takes a lot of time.
  • Feeling pressure on the teeth and jaw bones.
  • The cost may be unsuitable for some patients due to its high price.
  • The patient may develop gum inflammation and swelling due to the friction of the braces parts with the gums.
  • The patient may experience allergic reactions if they are allergic to the metals used in the braces.
  • White spots may appear on the tooth surface after removing the braces.
  • Difficulty speaking and eating, especially in the first few days after installation.

Steps for Installing Dental Braces

Installing dental braces has several important steps that must be followed before, during, and after the braces installation, which we will discuss in this section:

Steps Before Installation

  1. The dentist must carefully examine and diagnose the patient’s teeth to identify the problem and develop an appropriate treatment plan.
  2. The patient undergoes diagnostic tests on the teeth and mouth with X-rays, and on the jaw bones using CT scans.
  3. Panoramic photos are taken of the teeth and mouth from the inside to identify the position of the teeth and location of the bites.
  4. If the teeth have other diseases, they must be treated before installing the braces, such as cavities and gum inflammation.
  5. If there are extra or baby teeth, they must be removed before installing the braces.
  6. Taking measurements and dimensions of the teeth to prepare the chosen braces.

Steps During Installation

  1. The session begins with a deep cleaning of the teeth and removal of bacteria, tartar, and deposits from the tooth surface.
  2. Brackets are placed on each tooth using a strong adhesive to secure them.
  3. The wire is inserted between the brackets to connect them and tighten them to move the teeth.
  4. The dentist installs rubber bands to connect all parts and guide the teeth to their natural position.
  5. At the end of the session, the dentist provides some advice on caring for the teeth and braces.

Steps After Installation

This is the final step after completing the braces treatment and removal. The dentist ensures the desired results, then prepares a retainer device for the teeth after the braces, which is used to hold the teeth in their new position and prevent them from moving back to their old position. It is installed for 6 months.

Steps for Installing Dental Braces

Steps for Installing Dental Braces

Duration of Dental Braces Installation

Although installing dental braces is simple and does not take much time, the treatment takes a long time. In normal cases, the duration of braces installation may range from 12 to 24 months, and it may be shorter, averaging 6 months. However, there are several criteria that affect the installation duration, including:

  • The dentist’s skill in regularly examining and adjusting the braces.
  • The patient’s care for their teeth and maintenance of the braces.
  • The age of the patient with dental problems.
  • The type of braces device used in the installation.

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How to Care for Dental Braces

Dental braces are a simple procedure that requires special care during the installation period. Therefore, dentists provide some advice on caring for the teeth and braces, including:

  1. Establish a healthy care routine for the teeth and braces, cleaning them at least 3 times.
  2. Choose toothpaste containing various materials, either to protect the teeth from cavities like fluoride or to prevent tooth sensitivity.
  3. Use two types of toothbrushes: one with soft, fine bristles for cleaning the teeth, and another for cleaning between the braces parts.
  4. Choose a good medicated mouthwash containing ingredients that help eliminate and prevent the growth and spread of bacteria.
  5. Remove food debris between the braces parts and teeth using dental floss.
  6. Stop some bad daily habits, such as nail-biting or opening things with the teeth.
  7. Reduce consumption of hard and solid foods that can cause braces breakage.
  8. Avoid foods and drinks with high sugar content.
  9. Avoid carbonated and caffeinated drinks.

The Best Center for Dental Treatment and Cosmetics

At The Dental Center, we care about your comfort and happiness and ensure excellent care for you. Start your journey towards a radiant smile and optimal oral health at our medical center.

The Dental Center is considered one of the best Egyptian centers that combines efficiency, expertise, and reasonable costs. The center offers various care and services in multiple dental areas, including diagnosis, treatment, surgery, and cosmetics, at the lowest prices and with high quality.

The center has employed highly skilled doctors and uses modern medical tools and equipment to ensure the best guaranteed results for the patient, achieving a beautiful and healthy smile in the shortest time and at the lowest cost.

The Best Center for Dental Treatment and Cosmetics

The Best Center for Dental Treatment and Cosmetics

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