External braces, feared by parents and children alike, are a useful tool when teeth or sections of the jaw have to be moved. It is not always possible to avoid using this appliance, although in modern orthodontics we have developed different methods that lead to the same result. Cortical screws are among these modern anchoring elements.
Advantages and disadvantages of external braces
- No costs
Publicly insured patients
The costs are covered by public insurance companies.
Privately insured patients
The costs covered by private insurance companies.
- Complicated handling