Braces are devices placed on the teeth and are used to align and straighten the teeth by using force and constant pressure. It is a slow process that helps in straightening the teeth providing aesthetic value and correcting bite –position (overbites, cross bites, deep bites etc) improving overall dental health. This method has been used over the years and even today they are the most common alternatives to attain a beautiful smile. You may experience no while placing the braces but you might feel some soreness on your teeth and jaws afterwards. This may last for a week and can be relieved using pain medications. Cost of the treatment varies from individual to individual as it depends on the time taken and the steps involved in the treatment. Though braces can be extremely uncomfortable and cause inconvenience but in the end the results are rewarding and outweigh the inconveniences.