Types Of Braces
Traditional Metal Braces
Metal braces are the most common type. They are made of high-grade stainless steel. Today's metal braces are smaller, more comfortable and more attractive than previous versions.
Ceramic braces are made of translucent (clear) material. They are most popular with adult patients, due to their cosmetic appeal. The main drawback to ceramic brackets is that they can be more fragile than traditional metal brackets.
Invisalign® straightens your teeth without wires and brackets, using a series of clear, customized, removable appliances called aligners.
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Dental Habit Counseling For Pacifier Use
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Root Canal Therapy For Children
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