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Table 2 Distribution of subjects with fashion braces according to where the braces were placed, who placed the braces, what subjects think about the cost of braces, whether subjects visit their providers periodically and how often subjects visit their providers

From: Impact of fashion braces on oral health related quality of life: a web-based cross-sectional study

Background information Distribution
Cost of braces 1068.1 ± 1488.2 SAR
Location of braces placement
 Government clinics 6.7% (n = 3)
 Private clinics 93.3% (n = 36)
 By myself at home 0.0%
Classification of braces provider
 Orthodontist 43.3% (n = 17)
 General dentist 20.0% (n = 8)
 Dental assistant 3.3% (n = 1)
 Do not know 33.3% (n = 13)
Subjects’ opinions on the price of face braces
 Suitable (cheap) 40.0% (n = 16)
 Somewhat suitable (average) 36.7% (n = 14)
 Unsuitable (expensive) 23.3% (n = 9)
Whether subjects visit their providers periodically
 Yes 33.3% (n = 13)
 No 66.7% (n = 26)
Frequency of visits
 Every month 43.3% (n = 17)
 Every two months 6.7% (n = 3)
 Every three months 13.3% (n = 5)
 Every four months 36.7% (n = 14)