There are an incredible range of braces to choose from in central London. Not everyone is suitable to individual needs, but advances in dental technology, has ensured that there is one out there to suit you. Shopping around is important, however old you are, so here’s an idea of what’s available to you. The amount of time you wear braces depends on your needs, but the general promises vary from 6 weeks to 3 years. Long treatments with fixed braces can be traumatic for a teenager and would be avoided by an adult, but they come in many forms, designed to remove such traumas and have become so much more refined than their original image portrays. Dental designs have become sympathetic to the needs of the patient. Most braces sit discreetly in the mouth, some are almost impossible to detect when fitted. Other braces, although unsightly, can offer you rapid treatment times, which offsets any vanity problems you may incur during your treatment. The point is, individual needs require individual solutions- this can also come down to what is affordable, as some treatments (NHS aside), can grow into thousands of pounds. The best way to start is to do research and consult with your dentist. Then you can express any concerns behind the treatment you need and find out what’s best for you. In the long run, braces are necessary to maintain the health of your teeth and the health of your body.