Metal braces are the most used and preferred orthodontic treatment for patients who need to align their teeth and improve their smiles. However your dentist will discuss the various types of braces with you and determine which might be the best option for your situation. No one method works for everyone.
How Does it Works?
A braces work by applying continuous pressure over a period of time to slowly move teeth in a specific direction. As the teeth move, the bone changes shape as pressure is applied.
What Types of Braces are Available at Our Clinic?
There are several types of brackets, including stainless steel and tooth ceramic or plastic/clear, selftigating braces. There is another method of straightening teeth that uses removable plastic retainers that may also work when crowding of the teeth is not too severe.
What is Dental Invisalign
These are sets of custom-made clear aligners that a patient wear for 22 hours daily until the treatment is completed. The trays are designed using 3-D technology to reinforce the movement of your teeth. They look like mouthpieces however, they are made of durable material, strong enough to push your teeth into proper alignment. Invisalign is a type of orthodontic treatment that helps to straighten teeth without the use of the typical metal braces. Invisalign has quickly revolutionized the orthodontics world.
Advantage of Invisalign
- Un-noticeable that you’re wearing aligners.
- The aligners are
- Easy to maintain oral care regimen
- A shorter period needed
- A clear picture of the whole treatment plan.
Recommended Cosmetic Treatment after Invisalign
Once your teeth alignment treatment is completed, it is highly suggested to undergo laser teeth whitening treatment for that most coveted Hollywood smile. Another option would be having dental veneers to cover slight shape imperfections in some of your teeth.