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.
Ceramic braces are made of translucent (clear) material. They are most popular with adult patients, due to their cosmetic appeal. The only drawback to ceramic brackets are that they are more fragile, and the elastic ties can discolor between orthodontic visits.
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.
MTM No Trace
MTM No Trace braces are low-profile brackets that rest on the back side of the teeth to achieve minor tooth movement. It is ideal for public and professional figures, people who are athletic or anyone who wants a discrete treatment option. MTM treatment typically concludes in just 12 to 24 weeks.