Braces can put the wind up you when you find out that they need to be fitted in order to re-align your teeth. However, going through this treatment will ensure the future of your oral health, as well as keeping your smile pretty of course. But before you jump in the deep end and take the first option offered to you, shop around beforehand and do a little research on what the market has to offer you. The world of orthodontics has really got its game up to scratch over the past few years and there are some seriously good gadgets around to choose from. Modern aligners are quite breath-taking; they work fast, are removable during your treatment and you (and others) will barely notice them in the mouth. Fixed braces are the more traditional image that people have of getting their teeth straightened, but work for more complex issues in the mouth, though even these have gone through a renaissance, using more subtle materials and they can also work fast for you as well. If you live in Bristol, then pop along and talk to Clifton Dental- they can tell you about all the wonderful devices on the market today.