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. Colored elastomeric rings can be added if desired to have fun with colors. Braces that are gold-colored or have fun shapes are also available.
Clarity™ braces feature a comfortable design with a translucent appearance. Made from a hard ceramic material, these braces won’t stain or discolor. Clarity is the industry leader in tooth-colored ceramic braces in terms of safety, appearance, and function. With the same performance as metal braces, many patients are now choosing the clear option – Clarity!
The Invisalign System is a series of clear overlay templates—called aligners—that have been generated by computer simulation to gradually move the teeth. This system is available to adult patients with certain orthodontic bite problems. Ask us if you are a candidate for the Invisalign system.