In this video, Dr. Mahesh Verma, Padma Shri Awardee, President of Indian Academy of Restorative Dentistry (IARD) and Vice President of Dental Council of India, will discuss about dental braces. He will explain that generally there are two sets of teeth: milk or deciduous teeth or permanent teeth. He will further tell us the reason why dental braces are needed. Everybody don’t need brace, the dentist or orthodontist will assess the whether the particular individual needs braces. The reasons are because of gaps, spacing between the teeth or could be some misalignment of jaws and teeth. Dr. Mahesh will further explain what tests are done to get the dental braces. According to the results and x-ray findings and the teeth conditions, which type of braces are to be fixed is decided.