WHAT ARE BRACES?
Laser assisted Braces Treatment
- Metal braces
- Ceramic braces
- Damon braces
- Lingual braces
- Invisible braces / aligners
Traditional metal wired braces
They are made up of stainless steel and sometimes in combination with titanium. Traditional metal braces are most common. These braces have a metal bracket with elastic ties holding the wire.
Pros: Least expensive Cons: Most noticeable.
Ceramic braces are almost the same size and shape as traditional metal braces, except that they have tooth-colored or clear brackets.
Pros: Less noticeable than metal braces.
Teeth move faster than clear aligners.
Less harsh on the soft tissue.
Cons: More expensive than metal braces.
Can stain if not maintained
A cosmetic alternative to traditional braces, as this type of braces, are bonded to the back surface of the teeth making them invisible when you smile or talk.
Pros: Invisible from outside.
Cons: Difficult to clean.
Not useful for severe cases.
Damon braces or self ligating braces
They are currently more popular because it provides gentle treatment to the soft tissue and requires fewer dental visits (once in 2 months). They produce faster results causing less friction, discomfort, and pressure on the teeth.
Clear aligners or invisible braces
Clear Aligners has been developed especially for treating teenagers & adults as teeth can be straightened without getting braces. They allow aligning your teeth without clasps, screws or brackets. It’s the most desirable as nobody gets to know that you are taking some treatment. It is also very convenient as you can wear and remove them as per you convenience. It is latest technology in orthodontics. We offer aligners of two companies Invisalign & K-line.