Traditional Braces

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How do braces work? Braces are historically the most commonly used method of correcting tooth malalignment and other orthodontic problems. In order to align the teeth, braces consist of two components: Brackets are installed onto the teeth by the orthodontist Wires are inserted into the brackets by the orthodontist to connect all of the teeth At every […]

Suresmile Braces

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Advanced Orthodontic Treatment Suresmile is a state-of-the-art technology that allows our orthodontists to plan every step of your treatment from the very first appointment. We call it pro-active treatment planning. Not only does it make your orthodontic treatment more predictable, but it also decreases your total number of visits. What is SureSmile and how does […]

Braces for Teens

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The teenage years are an excellent time to consider braces. Orthodontic treatment is most efficient and socially acceptable during this time. What are braces for teenagers? Braces come in all sizes, materials, styles, and colors, making them more acceptable and comfortable than ever. Some options include: Traditional metal braces: The most common type of braces. They […]

Braces for Children

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What Age Should My Child Get Braces? While there is no exact age for children to start orthodontic treatment, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that every child visits the orthodontist by age 7. A visit at this age will serve the purposes of: Making your child comfortable with visiting the dental office Monitoring your […]

Types of Braces

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There are 5 main types of braces available today: Metal braces Ceramic braces Self-ligating braces Lingual braces Clear aligners like Invisalign Metal braces Metal or traditional braces are the most common type of braces world-wide and have been around for over 100 years now. In the past, braces were very bulky and noticeable. Luckily, braces today […]