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3M Unitek Patients EU Teens

Your teeth are like your pals:

If you treat them well, they'll never let you down! Don't fret: You're not alone. Have you heard that in most European countries more than half of all youngsters are wearing or should wear braces? So braces are absolutely normal.



Bracket FAQ

Nearly every other teen wears them, more and more grown-ups wear them and even your favorite stars: Braces are as normal to wear as jeans these days.

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In my class many people even envy me for my 3M Unitek braces.Sophie (13)

Reasons for braces

see why you may need braces

Information centre

You want the works on braces? Great! We've got tons of exciting and important facts for you in our info centre.

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The treatment

That's simple enough: Orthodontic treatment corrects misalignments of the teeth and jaws. Here we tell you what steps go into it.

more about the treatment concept

Materials needed

"What a lot of parts!" Many think so when they take a close look at fixed braces. Here we tell you what parts go into fixed braces and what they do.

more about materials needed

Dental care


The good news: Braces don't mean any more work brushing, just how you brush changes. Here we tell you what you are in for with your dental care …

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Facts for teens (5.3MB)
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Braces check

The choice of braces has a big effect on your treatment. They may look different, but they are all effective and comfortable. Guaranteed!

Really tiny

Victory Series Brackets

Victory Series™ Low Profile Braces are really small and comfortable.

Suits any style

Clarity Ceramic Brackets

Clarity™ Ceramic Braces are like regular braces, but see-through.

Completely relaxed

SmartClip SL3 Brackets

Wearing braces with the self-ligating SmartClip™ SL3 Braces don't need any rubber bands.

Pretty & comfortable

Clarity SL Brackets

Clarity™ SL Braces look great with no rubber bands.


Incognito Braces

Incognito™ Braces cannot be seen since they go behind your teeth.