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Dental braces, also known as orthodontic braces or simply braces, are special devices used by orthodontists to straighten, align and correct teeth. Dental braces can be used to correct the following:

● Crooked teeth
● Cross bites
● Deep bites
● Open bites
● Overbites
● Malocclusions
● Other flaws of the jaw and teeth

Dental braces can be used alone, as a cosmetic measure or in conjunction with other orthodontic treatments. Some patients may require wider jaws or a wider palate, apart from teeth straightening.

There are many types of dental braces or orthodontic braces, including:

● Traditional metal wired orthodontic braces
● Clear orthodontic braces
● Gold-plated stainless steel dental braces
● Lingual orthodontic braces
● Titanium braces
● Clear removable aligners

Braces Candidates

Dental braces, also known as orthodontic braces or simply braces are recommended for individuals with one or more of the following:

● Crooked teeth
● Gapped teeth
● Overcrowding
● Cross bites
● Open bites
● Overbites
● Underbites
● Malocclusions

Am I Suitable for Braces?

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

● Deficient teeth
● Tooth decay
● Paradontosis
● Poor oral hygiene
● Oral cavity inflammation

Preparing for Braces

Patients will first be required to send dental x-rays to their dentist, before the treatment can begin. Based on the dental x-rays, the dentist will decide if the patient is ready for orthodontic braces.

How is Braces Performed?

Once the patient’s teeth are thoroughly inspected and checked to see if they are fit for braces, the dentist will proceed to take impressions and moulds of the teeth. The x-rays are then analysed in order to determine the best treatment option. Digital models may also be used during this process – the patient will be able to see the result of their treatment beforehand.

The average orthodontic braces treatment lasts anywhere between 6 months and 24 months. Some patients may require surgery before the dental braces can be fitted. The procedure itself and the treatment length depend heavily on the issue that the patient is facing and the type of dental braces used. Usually, teeth are braced with a bonding cement and an adhesive. Extractions may also be necessary at this point.

Braces Summary

Minimum Stay

1 to 4 days per trip

Number of Trips Abroad

The entire treatment usually requires trips every 4-8 weeks

Braces Recovery

Patients will be required to visit the dentist regularly for adjustments – usually between 4 and 10 weeks after the orthodontic braces are fitted. During these appointments the orthodontist can evaluate the patient’s teeth and any progress made, while in the same time ensuring the desired result is achieved.

Braces Risks and Complications

Orthodontic braces risks and complications can include:

● Increased risk of tooth decay
● Difficulty speaking
● Mouth sores
● Allergic reaction to the dental braces
● Plaque

Braces Side Effects

Dental braces side effects can include the following:

● Discomfort and pain, especially immediately after the dental braces are fitted
● Soreness
● Tenderness of the gums

Braces Success Rates

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

Before and After Braces

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 the 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.

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Umut Antalya Dental Clinic

Antalya, Turkey
TDB - Turkish Dental Association
FROM€ 1,000
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Implant Clinic Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
TDB - Turkish Dental Association TTB - Turkish Medical Association TAOMS - Turkish Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
FROM€ 3,271
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Acibadem Bodrum Hospital

Muğla, Turkey
5 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2008 - International Organization for Standardization
FROM€ 3,271
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Acibadem Ankara Hospital

Ankara, Turkey
4 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 3,271
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Memorial Atasehir Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
14 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TTB - Turkish Medical Association
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Medical Park Goztepe Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
3 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Medical Park Antalya Hospital

Antalya, Turkey
10 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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36 reviews

Braces Cost in Turkey

Cheapest Braces price in Turkey is € 1,000. Average Braces cost in Turkey is € 2,703 where prices can go as high as € 3,271.

With FlyMedi, you can connect with 7 Dentistry centers in Turkey that are offering Braces procedures. These Dentistry centers are accredited by international standard-setting bodies including JCI and TTB. Popular Braces destinations in Turkey include Istanbul, Antalya and Muğla.

Prices listed on this page are the average price for Braces. Clinics may require more details regarding your medical condition in order to provide you with a personalized Braces quote. For a more accurate Braces price quote, please click HERE.

Turkey

Turkey is a treasure trove of traditions, spices, street food delights and destinations for any intrepid tourist. It’s a mix between the familiar and the exotic, ranging from the bustling streets of Istanbul to the serene and relaxed Roman ruins spread around Turkey’s Western and Southern coast. Turkey is a fairly large country with 75 million inhabitants. The country spreads between Europe and Asia, with 97% of the country on the Asian side – Asian Turkey. Turkey is encircled and enjoys access to three different seas: The Black Sea, The Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and the largest city in Europe, regarding population – It has over 14 million people.

Healthcare

Turkey’s medical infrastructure has improved greatly beginning with the early 2000s and now is one of the biggest medical tourism hubs in Europe and Asia. Turkey has the largest number of JCI-accredited hospitals, second only to the USA and hospitals are more often than not part of international healthcare groups, following strict European protocols and regulations. Turkey has 28.000 medical institutions spread across the European and Asian side but some of the biggest private hospitals and medical centres are in Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and Bodrum – these also happen to be some of the best tourist destinations in Turkey.

Sights to See

Bodrum is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey, with its sandy beaches and small streets littered with traditional shops and elegant restaurants. The town used to be called Halicarnassus, and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is one of the World’s Seven Ancient Wonders. Bodrum also features a castle built by the crusaders in the 15th century.

Istanbul is the home of several architectural treasures, including the Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque was built on the orders of Sultan Ahmed between 1609 and 1616 and the Sultan’s body still resides within the mosque. The high ceiling is lined with more than 20000 handmade ceramic tiles, hence the name – The Blue Mosque.

Pamukkale, meaning “The Cotton Castle” in Turkish is a surreal destination in the country’s western region of Denizli, world renowned for its white terraces with warm spring water. The ancient Greek city of Hierapolis was built over the springs and Pamukkale was a renowned destination in antiquity as well. Tourists can visit the ancient Roman and Greek ruins of the baths, temples and theatres dating to the second century BC.

Things to Know

● If you don’t feel like waiting in a queue, you can get a VISA for Turkey online. The VISA usually costs around $20 for US travellers.

● Turkey’s population is predominantly Islamic so it’s a good idea to wear a headscarf while visiting mosques. Shorts or any other garments that fit under the knee are not prohibited by law but it’s considered good etiquette not to wear shorts for men or short skirts for women.

● You can change any sort of currency into the Turkish Lira – the Turkish currency just about everywhere. Most supermarkets and shops also accept credit cards.

● Roaming fees in Turkey can be somewhat expensive, so it’s a good idea to simply buy a new Turkish SIM card and use it while staying in Turkey.

● Turkey’s international calling code is +90.

● Electrical installations usually operate on 220 volts, 50 Hz and use European style plugs and European style sockets. Four and Five star hotels usually provide North American - 120 volts, 60 Hz sockets as well.

● Driving in Turkey can be a hassle sometimes, but very pleasurable at other times. Roads are usually in good shape and some roads actually lack traffic, so it can be a relaxing experience. In Turkey, people drive on the right, so that’s a detail you will need to keep in mind. In some areas, villagers made cardboard and marker pen signs in order to help lost tourist on their way.

● Renting a car in Turkey is quite simple and cheap. If you have the budget for a full insurance, you should definitely take it – if anything happens, at least you won’t have to worry about money.

● The Turkish Airlines Company, THY offers destinations to just about anywhere in the world with a total of 261 destinations. The company was founded in 1933 and features 285 passenger and cargo planes.

● Turkey uses the metric system which is easy enough to understand – 1 Km = 1000 meters, 1 Kg = 1000 grams, and so on. One mile equals 1.60 Km.

● Turkish people are warm and very hospitable - It is customary for people to hug and kiss both cheeks regardless of their gender.

● Turkish street food is very diverse, from the simple bagel-type snack Simit to the familiar pizza-type Lahmacun, there are tons of variants to just about anything. 



● Turkish coffee is world renowned, but it’s also a bit different than say, its American counterpart -  It is usually a strong coffee with a rich aroma, served very hot from a small traditional cup. Be careful not to drink any of the coffee grounds still in the cup.

● Turkish delight, as the name suggests, can be a really sweet delight for tourists. It is made from sugar, starch and just about any fruit or aroma imaginable, including walnuts, hazelnuts, pistachios, dates, lemon, orange, rosewater and many others. Turkish delight is usually served with coffee and it became popular all around the world, including in the Balkans region and as far as Brazil and North America.

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Braces FAQ

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What kind of foods do I need to avoid while wearing dental braces?

Hard foods and sticky foods need to be avoided during the orthodontic braces treatment. Taffy, caramel, hard pretzels and carrots can actually damage the braces themselves and prolong the treatment.

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What is the least visible type of dental braces?

Invisalign braces, as the name suggests, are a type of transparent dental braces, but it has several disadvantages.

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At what age should my child have orthodontic treatment?

The sooner the better – certain conditions such as teeth crowing, underbites, overbites and others are much easier to correct when the patient is young and the jaw is still growing. This doesn’t necessarily mean that the treatment won’t work for adults as well, but if the patient is young the treatment will take less time and the results will be better.