Fastbraces® is an orthodontic treatment that is specially designed to move teeth fast and efficiently with subtle forces giving straight teeth in a matter of months, not years!
What is Fastbraces®?
Fastbraces® is a comprehensive orthodontic system that is used to treat a variety of orthodontic problems. It should not be confused with cosmetic systems that only treat the upper 6 front teeth. Fastbraces® has been used to treat patients for more than 25 years and is now used in over 50 countries.
The patented triangular bracket of Fastbraces® technology gently allows for movement of the crown and the root of the teeth at the same time without any extra risk for the patient and with minimal discomfort. This makes it possible to measure treatment time in months instead of years.
How Can Fastbraces® help with?
Fastbraces® technology provides great versatility, as it is able to treat a range of issues relating to improperly erupted teeth. These include:
- Severe Crowding
- High Canines
- Open Bite
- Over Bite
- Cross Bite
How long does treatment take?
Treatment time will depend on the exact nature of the orthodontic problem and patient compliance. In most cases treatment with Fastbraces® will take between 120 and 240 days, however this may vary depending on the patients unique circumstances.
Who is suitable for Fastbraces®?
Fastbraces® is suitable for both adults and teenagers. In most cases treatment can be completed without the removal of any teeth. It is used to treat a variety of orthodontic problems including:
- Crowding of the teeth
- Gaps between the teeth
- Rotated or misaligned teeth
- Bite problems, including underbites, overbites and crossbites
What is included in my treatment cost?
Your Fastbraces® treatment cost includes everything you need to correct your teeth, with no hidden costs, including:
- x-rays, photographs, impressions
- all of your appointments for reviews and adjustments
- minor tooth reshaping for cosmetic purposes
- fixed and removable retainers
The Fastbraces® Difference
|Old Style Traditional Braces||New Technology Fastbraces®|
|University Tested||University Tested|
|Used for Decades||Used for Over 20 Years|
|Square Brackets||Triangular Brackets|
|Complex Treatment||Simple Treatment|
|Often Changes to Natural Bite||Natural Bite Preserved|
|Extractions Needed Often||Almost Always Non-extraction|
|Multiple Wires Used||Just One-Wire|
|Typically 1.5-3 Years||3 Months to About a Year|
|Typically High Cost||Typically Low Cost|
|Delayed Root Movement||Immediate Root Movement|
|Pain Issues Reported||Pain Reduction Statistically|
|Typically 24/7 Retainers||Typically 15-20 Min./Day Retainers|
Who can provide Fastbraces® at Kangaroo Island Dental?
Dr Paul Budden is an accredited Fastbraces® Master Provider. Paul has a special interest and expertise in fixed orthodontics using the patented Fastbraces system which enables both children and adults to rapidly achieve optimum alignment of their teeth. He was awarded Fastbraces Master Provider accreditation in 2018.