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Guide To Getting Braces

Guide To Getting Braces

Whether you’re 13 or 35, getting braces can prove to be effective at straightening a crooked smile. With the right orthodontic solutions, you’ll be able to achieve a healthy and beautifully straight smile. There are a number of types of braces available today. The one that works for you will depend on a number of factors. The condition of your teeth and your timeline for straightening your teeth will need to be considered.

At Crown Dental we offer a number of choices in braces. Fixed braces and lingual braces are just two of the types that we can offer to our patients. The best way to determine which type of braces is right for you is to discuss your goals with your orthodontist.


How do braces work?

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When they are in place, braces use steady gentle pressure to gradually move teeth into the desired positions. All braces typically work in the same manner, with gradual pressure moving teeth into their new positions.

The process is slow, steady and should not cause any discomfort for patients once they are used to wearing the braces.

The process is very much the same for all orthodontic solutions. Gradual steady pressure to realign teeth.

Will braces hurt?

Some patients do feel minor discomfort when their braces are first fitted. This is more often than not due to the strange way that it feels to have braces. Further discomfort may be felt once the teeth start to gradually move.
Some patients do report an ache in their jaw or minor irritation against the inside of their cheeks or lips.

This is all typically discomfort that can be controlled with over the counter pain medications. Some tips for braces first day of wear include taking it easy on the food and drink enjoyed. Try to avoid engaging in any activities that could potentially result in a blow to the face. And be certain you contact your orthodontist if the pain is beyond mild or if there is any bleeding.

Am I a good candidate for getting braces?

No two patients are alike, so no two treatment plans will be alike. Braces can treat a number of orthodontic concerns, including the following.

  • Excessive overbite
  • Excessive underbite
  • Crowding of the upper or lower front teeth
  • Teeth are spaced too far apart
  • Past thumb sucking that led to issues with teeth positioning
  • and of course Crooked Teeth

This is of course by no means an extensive list of the issues that braces can help to correct in both adults and children. A consultation with an orthodontist will help to determine whether orthodontic solutions will help to correct some of the concerns patients have.

How long will I have to wear my braces?
-dublin Every patient and every mouth is different. This means that the length of time that braces have to stay in place will vary. Following the instructions of the orthodontist and keeping up with routine checkups will help to keep the treatment plan on track. There are some types of braces that can achieve results in as few as six months.

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What do braces cost?

While there is no-size-fits-all solution for dental treatments like braces, at Crown Dental we offer competitive pricing for all of our patients. We have years of experience, and offer a wide variety of dental treatments. If you are looking for braces in Dublin, you’ve come to the right place. See our prices listed below, or call our clinic  to make an appointment.

Initial Consultation
Full Study and Treatment Plan including panoramic and cephalometric x-ray
Kids braces
from €3500

Fixed braces for children

Fixed Braces for Adults
from €4000

mild cases

Invisalign go
from € 3300
clear aligners
Six Month Smiles
€2150 / €3000

(cosmetic braces) – single arch/both arches

Invisalign full
From €4500

Why Choose Crown Dental?

Our goal is providing our patients with the most suitable preventive , restorative and cosmetic care with some „tender loving dental care” that is functional, comfortable and long-lasting.

It is very important to us to help all of our our patients to keep all of their teeth in good condition in the long term whenever possible. All our colleagues are motivated and enthusiastic about dentistry, and have a passion for their work and for the care of our patients.

  • Amazing service. Dr. Erika Barta, thank you so kindly for the amazing work. I always feel nervous going into the dentist, but with the kind and caring way in which crown dental handles things, all the staff are so friendly and professional. Would reccomend crown dental to anyone needing a dentist. Thank you kindly.

    Ben Will Avatar Ben Will
    May 1, 2019

    Great dentists and friendly staff! I had bone augmentation, 2 implants and 3 crowns done. The whole process took about a year due to the complexity but it certainly was worth it. I am delighted with the results and will happily recommend the clinic to my friends and family.

    Oisin Dunne Avatar Oisin Dunne
    June 10, 2019
  • I've been patient for over a year of Crown Dental The most equipped dental practice I've ever been, the atmosphere is excellent. Dentists and the Nurses are highly qualified . Napsugar the receptionist ,is just so friendly and helpful. You can actually forget about that you're in dentist. can not recommend them highly enough.

    Angelika Bereczki Avatar Angelika Bereczki
    February 27, 2019

    Getting an Invisalign treatment done here. Erika and her assistant are extremely nice people, not once did I ever feel pressured into forking out lots of money like at other dentists. I would 100% recommend family and friends to at least have a check up here and you'll see that it's a positive and professional experience all round.

    Mark L Avatar Mark L
    May 1, 2020
  • Love my newly whitened teeth. Thank you Geraldo.

    Elaine Fallon Avatar Elaine Fallon
    May 1, 2019

    Got my first visit today and left with a big smile on my face thank you Dr. Erika Barta. Definitely recommended if you are looking for a new dentist! I'll certainly be back.

    Timea Kollo Avatar Timea Kollo
    May 1, 2019
  • I have been attending Crown dental for many years now. I am impressed by the professionalism and high standards every time I visit Crown Dental. All treatments have been explained to me before the treatments, and the team made sure to put me at ease. I cannot thank Crown Dental enough, and would recommend them to everyone.

    Ilona Agocs Avatar Ilona Agocs
    December 18, 2018

    Erika did a great job, I got my bridge super good quality and she look after customers. All staff so kind and really comfortable even for kids. My daughter got milk teeth extraction and she was so kind. I can’t recommend enough this place. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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    Péter Korom Avatar Péter Korom
    February 1, 2023
  • Great place, friendly staff, I have been there twice and will continue in the future. The service is quick and the clinic very clean.

    ilovezelki Avatar ilovezelki
    May 1, 2019

    I have been attending Crown Dental for over a year for general dentistry care, and most recently, the fitting of a Post and Core and Crown, under the excellent professional care of Dr. Erika Barta, Principal Dentist. Dr Erika is very thorough, meticulous and experienced, and explains each stage of the treatment at each visit, having first carried out a detailed examination (including X-Ray, where necessary), and explaining the treatment required. Her primary focus is on conservation and restoring the health and functioning of the teeth at minimum cost, and she does not suggest unnecessary additional treatment. She uses high quality and health-compatible dental materials and components in the treatment of her patients. The clinic is equipped with sophisticated and high-tech equipment. The clinic is bright and very hygienic, with extra Covid measures being adopted to provide maximum protection to patients and staff. Dr Erika's fees are very competitive. I highly recommend Dr Erika for her high quality, professional and caring treatment of her patients, where the patient feels reassured and completely at ease. Treated by Dr Erika Barta, Principal Dentist

    Eugene Barry Avatar Eugene Barry
    May 1, 2022
  • Find Crown Dental provide excellent dental service... Over several years have had Implants a Crown, Root Canal and Clean and Polish done....The whole range... Receptionist Napsugar dentist Dr Erika and her assistant Melinda are all very professional friendly and skillful team even with complex dental work... The painful bit at the end the bill is very competitive and good value for money. Never had occasion to return with any problems over work done....

    john feely Avatar john feely
    June 20, 2019

    I just had a visit with Dr Joanna today for a routine clean and to ask about veneers . during the consultation she noticed something more sinister with an infection that's been going on for over 15yrs . she was so informative,caring and really listened to all my questions and worries. most dentists I find are just there to make money but I found wirh joanna that she really wanted to help and not rush into veneers when there was concerns with my gums I may have a longer road then expected but I know I'm in good hands 🙏

    Michelle Macken Avatar Michelle Macken
    May 1, 2021
  • Myself and my family has seen Dr. Erika Barta regularly. Crown Dental helped our family in many ways, we always attend for regular check-ups and cleanings. And also got implants and bridges done by Crown Dental. The staff is very helpful and professional. The environment is very relaxed, you don't feel going to the dentist 🙂 . I always recommend the clinic to my friends.

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    December 18, 2018


    Kika Chaos Avatar Kika Chaos
    April 1, 2023
  • I was very lucky to come across Crown Dental 8 years ago. While other dentists were offering extremely complicated and unaffordable treatments, Erika came up with a much simpler and affordable solution to my issues. I have been going to Crown Dental all these years and have got all my dental work done there: crowns, extractions, cleanings and check-ups... I would definitely recommend Erika and her team in Crown Dental to anyone looking for a top quality, reliable and friendly dentist.

    Sergio Escalante Avatar Sergio Escalante
    May 1, 2021

    I highly recommend this Clinic and doctor Erika.

    R Coutinho Avatar R Coutinho
    May 1, 2022
  • Good place, very nice and clean. Staff are well trained and polite and the recteprecept will sort out any problems right away 👍

    Szabolcs Sánta Avatar Szabolcs Sánta
    May 1, 2019

    I went for a check up at Crown Dental two weeks ago, after looking at my teeth for approximately 30 seconds the dentist told me I had been grinding my teeth therefore needing a mouthguard/splint and had three cavities. I was shocked as I had no prior issues with my teeth and was not experiencing any sensitivity. I was very distressed that my teeth had deteriorated so rapidly I wanted to get a second opinion. I went to a different dentist in Dublin and I was told my teeth were 100% fine. Therefore I would NOT recommend visiting this dentist.

    Grainne Montague Avatar Grainne Montague
    May 1, 2021
  • Done, two teeth filling here. Second one they had to redo because of their fault. During that second time I had to ask to stop drilling several times, because my jaw started uncontrollable spasms. After this rework pain became unstoppable and I had to remove nerves during vacation (spent 3 days for that). That doctor admitted that both fillings were made without the cofferdam, for cavities under them to grow and need to be redone. Also they've missed a big smelly cavity next to that tooth even while having 3!!! X-rays of that area. I don't recommend doing fillings there, because you will need to return soon for their upsale of veneer or expensive nerve removal. Also they are not cheap by any means.

    Bogdan Tsal-Tsalko Avatar Bogdan Tsal-Tsalko
    April 24, 2023

    Everything is perfect! Calm and clean athmosphere, amazing staff. Happy to find a very good dentist clinic, in Ireland. Had an oral surgery with no pain, during and after. All my treatments were 100% brilliant. Dr. Erika is a star. Highly recommend!

    Cam Rosenbrock Avatar Cam Rosenbrock
    November 14, 2020

Orthodontic Treatments at Crown Dental

We have the perfect treatment waiting for you. Our wide range of orthodontic treatments ensures that you get the right treatment for you.


Are you interested in finding out more?

Are you interested in finding out more about which type orthodontic treatment is the best choice for you or for your child? Book your appointment online or call our clinic at 014904656 to find out more information.




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