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Aylya Mustafova, Turkey
star star Jan 2021

I highly recommend the services of Flymedi

I highly recommend the services of Flymedi 🔝🔝🔝Professionalism, accuracy, friendliness and most of all quality work. Abud ✔️✔️✔️was our agent, we thank him for his accuracy and professionalism. I recommend !!!💯💯💯

Henry Mitchell, United Kingdom
star star Dec 2020

Long waiting times in UK…

Because of long waiting times in UK hospitals due to Covid19, I hit upon the idea of having my bilateral hernia surgery done while on a 2-week holiday in Antalya. After making inquiries through Yasmin, I had a short but comprehensive consultation with an eminent surgeon Prof Alihan Gürkan and my operation was scheduled for a day halfway through my stay in Antalya. It went well with keyhole surgery, I stayed in overnight and was discharged the next day, which gave me 6 days to recover before my flight home to Scotland. Yasmin kept in touch throughout, making sure I had transport to and from the hospital, and a special thanks to Fatma, my mentor and guide at the Memorial Hospital on my day of tests and examinations. I telephoned my surgeon a few days after the operation for advice on removing my plasters and he was most helpful and reassuring about my complete recovery. I was not too fond of the breakfast, but considered it as another form of medicine! My flight home was amazingly comfortable without painkillers, although they were definitely needed for a few days after my operation. In conclusion, I would be happy to have other treatment like this, though in a nice sort of way I hope never to set eyes on the Memorial Hospital again. 🙂

George Bileci Malta, Turkey
star star Nov 2020

A very positive outcome

A very positive outcome, following my decision to pursue in having dental cosmetic surgery/treatment carried out in Turkey. Excellent advisory skills by Flymedi rep Abud. He was professional, well informed, and followed me up with total attention throughout the whole process. Last but not least, I thank Dr Ahmed Kumsan and his team at Infinity Smiles Dental Clinic for their commitment and professionalism. Highly recommended.

Alexander Sullivan, United Kingdom
star star Nov 2020

Thank you Flymedi

I was considering several different options, however Abud was by far the most committed and helpful of all the agents I'd been in discussions with. Everything was organised for me and I was guided throughout and if I was feeling apprehensive about anything or had any questions Abud was always on hand to answer my questions and give reassurances. I'm so happy with the results of my operation and I was left overwhelmed by how friendly and supportive everyone was throughout. If you're considering using flymedi then I can honestly say you'll be delighted with the service both before during and after your surgery.

Bernadette Kemal, United Kingdom
star star Nov 2020

Yasmin helped me find my surgery and…

Yasmin helped me find my surgery and helped me with everything i needed she was wonderful to talk to.and replyed to me very quickly. Great customer care and service . Thank you 🙏

Recommended For Metal Braces

Metal braces are recommended for patients who want to opt for orthodontic braces treatment and do not care about the fact that the braces will be visible. Most patients want to opt for metal braces in order to correct one or more of the following:

  • Gapped teeth
  • Overcrowding
  • Overbites, crossbites, and underbites
  • Other malocclusions

Not Recommended For Metal Braces

Metal braces are not recommended for patients with one or more of the following:

  • Inflammation of the oral cavity
  • Poor oral hygiene
  • Deficient teeth
  • Paradontosis
  • Tooth decay

Overview

Metal braces for teeth are one of the most popular types of braces. Metal braces are the classic orthodontic treatment and the first option for most patients, despite the existence of other types such as lingual braces (which are placed behind the teeth) and Invisalign, also known as clear braces. This is due to the fact that even if some people may feel uncomfortable wearing metal braces, the majority of patients who want straighter teeth do not shy away from wearing visible braces.

Another advantage that metal braces have over other types is the cost: these are more affordable than other treatments which may be over the budget of some patients. It's also important to note that metal braces guarantee the same results as other braces, and the difference between them is purely aesthetic.

 

Clear Braces VS Metal Braces

Clear braces are becoming more and more popular among patients, but this increase in popularity is due to the fact that some people do not want to wear visible braces such as metal braces. Dentists and orthodontic specialists will more often than not recommend metal braces since they are more durable, and reliable, making the teeth straightening process easier in the long run.

How It Is Performed

The metal braces treatment is performed in two stages. First, an orthodontist will carefully analyze the patient's dental x-rays and dental pictures in order to create the braces. The second stage of the treatment is applying the custom braces on the patient's teeth. Most dentists will use an adhesive and bonding cement to fix the metal braces in place. The average metal braces for adults treatment can last between half a year and two years, depending on the severity of changes which need to be made. Some patients may also require dental surgery or extractions before the metal braces can be applied. 

Once the metal braces are applied, the patient will have to visit the dentist every few months for minor corrections. This will gradually lead to straighter teeth.

Risks

Although the metal braces risks and complications rate is very low, problems can still appear, just as with any type of orthodontic braces treatment. Risks and complications can include: 

  • Metal braces breaking - while metal braces are the most durable and reliable, there is a slight chance that they might break. The risk is still lower than with clear braces, for example. 
  • Mouth sores - during the first few months after the braces are applied, patients can experience sores. These should pass as you get more used to wearing braces
  • Tooth decay - dental braces increase the risk of tooth decay and developing plaque on your teeth - this is why it's mandatory to have excellent oral hygiene during the course of your treatment.
  • Allergic reaction to the dental braces - some patients may be allergic to metal. In these cases, the dentist would recommend another type of dental braces.

Side Effects

Metal braces side effects can include the following:

  • Tenderness of the gums
  • Soreness during the first few weeks
  • Pain and discomfort for a time after the metal braces are applied
  • Some patients may become lisp for a couple of weeks

Success Rates

Dental braces reviews set the average treatment success rate at 89%

Before And After

Patients need to devote extra time and care to their teeth while wearing dental braces. Plaque can form very easily around the braces, and this can lead to cavities or tooth decay. Brushing is a must, and mouthwashes are also recommended while wearing dental braces. 

The time required to wear dental braces depends on a number of factors: 

● The health of the patient’s teeth 
● The amount of correction that needs to be made 
● The health of supporting bone 
● The patient’s dental health issue 

Once the orthodontic braces treatment is finished, patients will be required to wear a retainer all the time, for at least 6 months. After that, patients will only have to wear it during night time. This is done in order to help the teeth maintain their new position. 

Faq

How Much Are Braces? 
As we have mentioned before, metal braces cost is lower than other types of braces, making them a tempting alternative to braces such as clear braces and Invisalign. 
As for metal braces cost itself, it varies between orthodontic specialists as well as between countries. Getting braces in Turkey or other medical tourism destination will definitely be cheaper than braces procedure in the USA or UK. 

Metal Braces vs. Ceramic Braces – What Is Better? 
Metal braces are statistically more resistant to pressure and damage than ceramic braces or clear braces. Additionally, they are cheaper than the other types of braces for teeth. Nevertheless, if you seek invisible braces, it is worth considering lingual braces or Invisalign. 

Is Teeth Straightening without Braces Possible? In general, orthodontists agree that teeth braces are the best solution for people of all age. Adult braces become increasingly popular, so there is no need to seek alternatives to braces. 

What are the Most Affordable Braces? Metal braces cost is usually lower than other types of braces for teeth, so it is safe to say that they are the most affordable braces so far.

Extra Content

This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in August, 2019.