Not the braces your parents wore. Stainless steel brackets have been used by orthodontists for years in straightening their patients’ teeth. However, in the last several years large strides have been made in improving the braces themselves to provide more efficient tooth movement over longer periods of time which enable teeth to move with less pain and fewer visits to the orthodontist.
Ceramic: Clear brackets are the more aesthetic option to traditional braces using the latest dental materials that make them virtually invisible. With all of the enhancements of traditional stainless steel brackets, the braces allow for efficient tooth movement that is virtually pain free. Add the benefit of aesthetics to them and you have an attractive alternative to traditional braces.
Lingual braces: Braces that go on the inside of your teeth so that people cannot see them. This is an excellent alternative for patients that require ultimate aesthetics. Your smile is uniquely your own; so when you receive orthodontic care, you deserve a treatment that is as unique as you are! Incognito are custom made just for your teeth, and did we mention they are invisible? That’s right, Incognito are completely invisible. With Incognito, your doctor is able to efficiently and effectively reposition your teeth giving your smile a great, new aesthetic look.
Invisalign: Imagine a braces treatment that doesn’t use wires or metal brackets, a treatment that is virtually pain free and doesn’t require you to change your current lifestyle. With Invisalign you can straighten your teeth, and experience the benefits of a great smile, without having to deal with a mouth full of metal! Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable, comfortable aligners that straighten teeth in less time than traditional braces.
What is dentofacial orthopedics? Many patients wonder what it means when their orthodontist specializes in dentofacial orthopedics. This specialization means that your doctor has training and experience in working with the management of tooth movement (orthodontics) as well as the guidance of facial growth and development (dentofacial orthopedics), which usually occurs during childhood… READ MORE
Temporary Anchorage Devices
Temporary Anchorage Devices, or TADs, are small titanium anchors used in certain orthodontic cases to help achieve quicker tooth movement with more efficiency and comfort. TADs may be used in addition to braces or as an alternative to headgear… READ MORE
Orthodontic Treatment Options