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The Foehr Group
107 S. Prospect Road, Bloomington, IL 61704

Braces in Bloomington, IL

If misaligned teeth are affecting your quality of life, it may be time to speak with an experienced dentist about braces. Our dental practice provides affordable braces in Bloomington that can correct issues such as malocclusion, improperly spaced teeth, uneven bite, and much more. Read on to learn how braces can give you the confidence of a winning smile.

How Can I Get Braces?

Finding an experienced braces dentist is the first step toward achieving a dazzling smile. Our dental office has provided successful treatment to people of all ages. At your initial consultation, your dentist will assess your situation and decide whether braces are right for you. We’re committed to helping you get the results you want in as little time as possible. Call us today to get started.

How Does the Braces Procedure Work?

The braces procedure typically involves three steps. First, the braces dentist or orthodontist will thoroughly clean your teeth. After your teeth are dry, bonding glue is applied to the teeth. This provides a secure hold for the brackets. While the glue often tastes unpleasant, it’s completely harmless. After the brackets are applied, the archwires are affixed and held in place with elastic bands.

Types of Braces

There are a variety of treatment options to solve your orthodontic problems. Traditional metal braces are the most common type available, but they are not as discreet as ceramic braces. Ceramic braces blend into your teeth and are less noticeable. These are shaped the same as metal braces, but they’re usually white or clear. For a completely discreet look, consider invisible braces. These consist of clear aligner trays that you simply slide over your teeth.

How Much Do Braces Cost?

Cost is an important consideration when receiving braces in Bloomington. Your insurance coverage, and your specific case will affect the total cost of braces. Many insurance plans offer orthodontic coverage, so be sure to check with your provider before receiving treatment. For convenient monthly payments, ask about flexible financing options. These payment plans allow patients of all budgets to receive the treatment they need.

How Long Does the Procedure Take?

Most procedures are finished within one to two hours. After getting braces, many people experience discomfort and mild soreness. Over-the-counter pain medication can be used to ease pain and swelling. You may also need to avoid particular foods that aggravate your mouth. The discomfort should subside in about one week. If you have any questions following your procedure, give our office a call.

Retainers After Treatment

Many dentists recommend wearing retainers after treatment with braces. These are personalized devices made of plastic or clear wire that are typically worn at night. Retainers preserve your results by preventing the teeth from sliding into the wrong position. At your final appointment, your braces dentist will assess your progress and discuss whether a retainer is best for you.

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Mon. – 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Fri. – Closed
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (309) 740-4241
Fax: (309) 662-1372
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  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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