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Orthodontics is concerned with the treatment of malocclusions which involves tooth irregularity, disporportionate jaw relationships, or both. Orthodontic treatment can be done for purely aesthetic reasons to improve the general appearance of patient's teeth. With the development of various types of dental braces such as clear and lingual braces, orthodontic treatments are becoming popular among adults.

Orthodontic treatment is a way of straightening or moving teeth to improve the appearance of the teeth and how they work. It is also creating a well, aligned smile with straightened teeth that brings harmony and beauty to your face and oral health.

Orthodontics is recommended if you have…
  • Difficulty chewing or biting
  • Jaws that shift or make sounds
  • Speech difficulty
  • Protruding teeth
  • Teeth that meet in an abnormal manner or do not meet at all
  • Facial imbalance
  • Biting the cheek or into the roof of the mouth
  • Crowding, misplaced or blocked out teeth

General Braces

The treatment used to correct teeth that are crowded, crooked, protruding, out of alignment or have irregular spacing. By moving the teeth into the ideal position, dental braces help to create a more attractive and healthier smile for both children and adults.

Metal Braces

Metal brackets are very strong that can withstand most types of treatment.
These are very affordable but could be seen easily by others due to the color.
- Cost : Starting at KRW 4,000,000 ~

Resin Braces

Resin braces are made of materials that have similar color to teeth so these are not easily seen by others. However, these are less clear than ceramic braces. Resin brace minimize damage to the teeth due to its less solidity.
- Cost : Starting at KRW 4,000,000 ~

Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces are made of composite materials that look like real teeth.
They are very strong and generally do not stain. Although these look similar to real teeth, you could still see the wires of them. Combined advantages of Lingual braces and metal braces so there are less discomforts than Lingual Braces.
- Cost : Starting at KRW 4,500,000 ~

Clear Braces

The ultimate method that provides many people the opportunity to align their teeth using a series of clear plastic trays. These are the best option for people that have to attend important meetings often and for sensitive teens. Also, clear braces are easy to put on and take off at any time that reduce the possibility of cavity or gum disease.

General Clear Braces

Great treatment as these are invisible but limited to certain patient. Unlike other regular braces, there is no need to extract teeth and these are not made to be bonded to the teeth.
- Cost : Starting at KRW 5,000,000 ~


Invisalign is a removable orthodontic appliance offered as an alternative to more traditional orthodontic solutions. It uses the latest computer technology to be fitted to each patient.
- Cost : Starting at KRW 7,000,000 ~

Lingual Braces

Lingual braces are great options for patients concerned with esthetics. These are custom made fixed braces bonded to the back of the teeth making them invisible to other people.

General Lingual Braces

Best option for people that are concerned with braces for esthetic reasons.
- Cost : Starting at KRW 7,000,000 ~

Incognito Braces

Unique choice which makes patients smile with confidence even during the treatment. Placed on the back side of the teeth, Incognito Orthodontic Braces are completely hidden from view. These are also 100% customized to meet the unique orthodontic prescription of every patient. (Incognito Braces can only be proceeded by the professionals that are fully qualified)
- Cost : Starting at KRW 8,500,000~

Combination Braces

When we are talking or eating, the upper teeth are seen more than the lower ones. Combination braces have combined the excellence of Lingual braces and Ceramic braces. Your upper can be aligned with Lingual braces and the lower teeth with Ceramic braces.
- Cost : Starting at KRW 7,000,000

Post Management of Orthodontic Treatment
  • It is important to use right dental products such as dental floss, interdental brushes to keep oral hygiene at all time because it is easy to get stained and tartar buildup both during and after the treatment.
  • Chewing or biting into hard, sticky, crusty food can cause the braces to drop off or loosen.
  • If you have Resin brackets or Ceramic brackets, please try to refrain from foods that stain easily.
  • In case you drop the braces, it is the best to get to your orthodontists as soon as possible.

KMH Recommended Tips

When you feel discomfort with braces, rinse your mouth thoroughly with warm salt water or mouthwash.

What are the differences between regular clear braces and Invisalign?
Both are the same in the way that these braces are invisible and removable during the treatment. However, Invisalign saves few trips to the dentists because it normally takes 1 visit to take your teeth impression and make the custom fitted trays. Also, Invisalign that utilizes the latest in computerized technology could be used for almost all orthodontic cases while others are not.

What are the differences between general lingual braces and Incognito braces?
Incognito braces minimize discomfort and speech interference, after just a short adjustment period, because these have fewer and smaller wires. Also, it is reliable correction of all types of incorrect tooth positions while other lingual braces are not suitable for the patients with small teeth or certain bites. They are individually designed and produced just for you that reduces the chance the braces to drop.

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