Removable Orthodontic Appliances

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Overview of Removable Orthodontic Appliances




1-2 Weeks

Work Leave

1-2 Weeks

Complete Recovery

Multiple Days

Success Rate


Number of Stages

3 Stages

Materials Used

Teeth Shells

What Are Removable Orthodontic Appliances?

A removable appliance, as the name suggests, is a versatile orthodontic tool designed for portability. In other words, it's an orthodontic brace that can be effortlessly removed from your mouth.

It comes as a single, elegantly coated wire crafted to rest comfortably over your teeth, contrary to other braces that require brackets to be permanently affixed to the teeth, this device eliminates that need.

The removable orthodontic appliances are engineered from a sturdy plastic plate, adorned with wires that gently extend from its sides. These wires, like tender, caring hands, securely grip your teeth to maintain the brace's position.

However, their application isn't limitless. They excel at tasks such as moving individual teeth and broadening either the upper or lower arches, but their effectiveness is somewhat limited in more complex situations.

Despite their limited usage in more complex orthodontic cases, their effectiveness shines when used appropriately. To leverage the most out of a removable appliance, it’s recommended to wear it almost perpetually except during sporting activities or routine cleaning.

Why Choose Removable Orthodontic Appliances in Turkey?

In Turkey, you can get remarkable orthodontic transformations, especially if you choose International Clinics in Istanbul. Below are persuasive reasons that truly set Turkey apart in the sphere of orthodontic excellence:

Cheaper Orthodontic Appliances

In the domain of affordability, Turkey shines brightly, offering patients a wealth of accessible orthodontic solutions. Indeed, the country is home to multiple dental service providers who offer budget-friendly treatments. Hence, dental excellence isn't hindered by daunting price tags.

High-Quality Orthodontic Appliances

In the arena of innovation, Turkish clinics provide an array of groundbreaking orthodontic advancements, including highly resilient and convenient removable orthodontic appliances. These avant-garde tools and techniques can help you solve different dental problems.

Expert Orthodontists

Within Turkey's borders reside many professional orthodontists, many of which are known for their dedication to precision and excellence. They offer their consultations on the best removable orthodontic appliances for international patients.

Unrivaled Experience

Besides getting the orthodontic appliances that suit your case, you can enrich your experience beyond the dental realm. On your treatment voyage, you can lose yourself in the warm embrace of Turkish hospitality to feel an ambiance of welcomeness and acceptance.

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Benefits of Removable Orthodontic Appliances

The prominent advantages of removable orthodontic appliances include:

Types of Removable Orthodontic Appliances

Removable orthodontic appliances flourish in an array of types, primarily split into two distinct groups:

1. Passive appliances

These devices play a vital role in maintaining the hard-won alignments achieved during the treatment. Known as removable orthodontic retainers, their mission isn't to induce action but rather to steadfastly hold the teeth in their new position, preventing any untoward misalignment from creeping back in.

2. Active appliances

These dynamic devices are equipped with components designed to exert just the right amount of pressure. Their purpose is to gently nudge the teeth into alignment, engaging in a delicate dance of precision and control to shape your perfect smile.

Drawbacks of Removable Orthodontic Appliances

While removable orthodontic appliances come with a host of advantages, you must know the flip side of the coin. There are certain drawbacks that one must consider when choosing this form of dental correction, including:

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Cost of Removable Orthodontic Appliances in Turkey

Removable orthodontic appliances are easy to get in Turkey. The overall cost may range from 500-700 US dollars. In other countries, such as the United States, the cost may range from 800-2000 US dollars.

However, these appliances remain cheaper than conventional orthodontic appliances and braces, which require prolonged treatment duration.

How Can International Clinics Help You?

International Clinics helps international patients access affordable, high-quality medical and aesthetic procedures in Turkey. Our team of consultants is here to answer your questions and provide guidance throughout your treatment journey.

Our partner hospitals and clinics have successfully performed thousands of procedures for patients from Europe, Asia, North America, and the Middle East.

Use the contact forms on our website to request a free consultation with our team. We’re ready to help you get the care you need.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Removable orthodontic treatment takes a few weeks or a few months to complete, depending on the type of malocclusion, the condition’s severity, and other factors.

Fixed orthodontics are better for some cases, while removable orthodontics are better for other cases, depending on the severity of misalignment.

Your dentist must re-assess your alignment problem and create a treatment plan if your retainer doesn’t fit anymore.

You must remove the removable orthodontics before eating and then put the detachable orthodontics again in your mouth after eating. Focus more on vitamin and mineral-rich foods and avoid sticky foods.

Removable orthodontics are useful for adults as well as for children and teenagers.

You must use cold water to clean your removable orthodontic appliances.


Procedure Results

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Date: 22-01-2022

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Seamless Treatment Journey

In addition to the medical services that we provide at the International Clinics, we also provide a range of supportive services to ensure patient comfort and safety, including:

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We provide airport pickup and drop-off, transport between hotels, hospital, and other sites


A medical advisor will ensure an appropriate and comfortable treatment plan that meets all your needs

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We provide access to dental consultants who can answer questions, address concerns, and coordinate care


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