About 30 minutes. Getting your braces off involves numerous steps. The first step - actually removing the brackets - is fast. A specialized plier will remove all of your braces one by one, but the total procedure only takes about 90 seconds! it is also relatively pain free. The next step, removing the glue, can take longer. It is either scraped off by hand, or removed with a drill. This can take 20 minutes.
One appointment, but. Braces can be removed in one appointment however the fine movements involved in finishing your case can take longer than your predicted length of treatment. Sometimes there are conditions that are not foreseable at the start of your othrodontics that require more time to finish..