Braces

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Braces

Braces are used to correct “bad bites,” or malocclusion (teeth that are crowded or crooked). In some cases your teeth may be straight, but your upper and lower jaws may not meet properly. These jaw or tooth alignment problems may be inherited or could result from injury, early or late tooth loss or thumb-sucking. Crooked teeth can be a real problem, no matter how old you are or what condition your mouth is in. You can use braces to correct misaligned teeth at any age, just so long as your teeth and gums are reasonably strong. The typical treatment duration is around two years, but your own prognosis will depend on how much work needs to be done to straighten your teeth and fix your bite. 

Clear Ceramic Braces

Clear ceramic braces are similar to traditional metal braces in design and size. However, instead of metal brackets and wires, they feature clear brackets that blend in better with your teeth and are less noticeable while retaining their durability, stain resistance, and function. Some even have tooth-colored wires as well. Ceramic braces are well suited for many patients who do not have severe misalignments. Your orthodontist will let you know if you're a good candidate after they examine your teeth. 

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ClearCorrect

ClearCorrect aligners are custom made, virtually invisible, and allow patients to straighten their teeth with the convenience of being easily removed for activities such as eating, flossing, and brushing.

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Damon Metal Braces

Damon metal braces are similar to traditional braces, but instead of having brackets that tighten, Damon braces use a slide mechanism that moves naturally with the teeth as they realign. This makes them more comfortable, better looking and able to provide strong results in a shorter time.

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Express Smiles

Express Smiles™ is a quick and easy innovative dental treatment that is virtually invisible and permanently straightens crowded and misaligned teeth in as little as 2 to 4 months.

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Fastbraces

The Fastbraces® bracket system is an advancement in braces technology that moves the root and crown of the tooth simultaneously, so it straightens teeth in less time and with less pain than traditional braces.

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Myobrace

The Myobrace® System is a preventive pre-orthodontic treatment that focuses on addressing the underlying causes of crooked teeth, often without the need for braces or extraction of teeth, unlocking natural growth and development. Treatment is best suited to children aged 3 to 15 and involves using a series of removable intraoral appliances that are worn for one to two hours each day and overnight while sleeping.

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Self-Ligating Braces

Self-litigating braces are similar to traditional braces, but they use special clips and brackets to hold the teeth in place rather than elastic, rubber bands or metal ties. The clips allow greater tooth movement, reducing the discomfort sometimes associated with traditional orthodontics.

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WildSmiles

WildSmiles braces give our patients a chance to embrace their personalities during orthodontic treatment. Instead of regular metal braces, WildSmiles give your child the chance to customize their smile with a wide variety of shapes, colors, and designs that transform a chore into a truly unique way to express themselves and take joy in their journey to the smile of their dreams.

Turn your correction into expression!

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