Braces use constant, gentle pressure, applied to your teeth over time, to move them into proper position.  While braces are available in a variety of styles, including metal, plastic and ceramic, they all have the same goal: To correctly align your teeth for enhanced aesthetic appeal and for better oral health.

Metal Braces

Metal braces are popular with children and teens, and are smaller and more comfortable than ever before. Traditional metal braces feature two main components: the brackets that are placed on each tooth and the arch wire that is threaded through them. As the wire applies pressure to one side of the tooth, the bone on the other side gives way. This causes the tooth to move and new bone to grow behind it. Elastics (rubber bands) are used in conjunction with braces, exerting a constant force to move teeth. Elastics must be worn at all times and changed every day in order to maintain the proper force.

Clear Braces

Clear braces are a popular choice for adults and teens that would like a discreet alternative to traditional metal braces. Clear ceramic braces use tooth-colored ceramic brackets and wires  for a nearly invisible look.

If you are interested in enhancing your smile, call us to find out about the many orthodontic options that we offer!

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