Braces for All Ages
Types of Braces
Metal braces are made of high-quality, durable stainless steel. They are the most common type of braces. The brackets, which are bonded to the front of each tooth, are connected by the archwire which helps guide the teeth into the correct positions. Today’s metal braces are smaller, more comfortable and more attractive.
Ceramic braces are made of translucent (clear) material. They are most popular with adult patients, due to their cosmetic appeal. The only drawbacks to ceramic brackets are that they are more fragile, and the elastic ties can discolor between orthodontic visits.
Invisalign® straightens your teeth without wires and brackets, using a series of clear, customized, removable appliances called aligners. It’s virtually undetectable, which means hardly anyone will know that you’re straightening your teeth.Learn More
Now teenagers don’t have to worry about embarrassing metal braces in their yearbook photos or Facebook profile pictures, thanks to Invisalign Teen! Invisalign Teen is the clear way to correct your smile without metal braces but with clear aligners. The aligners are removable and virtually invisible, which means you can discreetly straighten your teeth, and you can still eat and drink what you want. Also, you can brush and floss normally to maintain healthy gums and teeth.