If you are interested in achieving a straight smile, you aren’t stuck with just one option for treatment. Innovation in dentistry and the way that patients and doctors think about care has created plenty of choices for creating desired results.
Green Dental and Orthodontics provides a range of braces options to meet all patients’ preferences and health goals. With our team, your treatment plan can include any of the following:
These nearly imperceptible treatment options are designed to blend with your lifestyle and ensure that you feel confident about your appearance while your teeth are being realigned. Invisible braces don’t necessarily refer to one type or brand, but are a general descriptor that can apply to any appliance that is not obvious to others.
The most common version of this treatment is Invisalign® clear braces. Instead of brackets and wires, this orthodontic procedure uses clear, custom-modeled aligner trays that are also removable. They are sleek and completely see-through, making them highly discreet.
If you feel you would be too tempted to remove your Invisalign aligners throughout the day, you can achieve more dependable results with bonded appliances that are still hard to detect. Lingual braces are bonded to the back side of teeth, so no one can tell outright that you’re wearing braces.
When removable aligners or lingual braces may not meet your needs, you have options for more natural-looking braces that still utilize the traditional method of bonding brackets to the fronts of teeth. Your dental appliances can be customized with white wires and ceramic brackets, to blend into your smile. The most popular version of this treatment is available with Six Month Smiles, which is designed to align front teeth in just half a year.
The standard form of braces, with metal arch wires, brackets, and bands are most commonly used for young patients or those with significant bite and teeth alignment issues. With traditional orthodontics, predictable treatment is created, as you cannot remove the appliances and therefore unintentionally lengthen treatment time.
These braces can be customized with colored bands or can be self-ligating, so no bands are necessary. With options like SureSmile®, a copper arch wire can be used to create gentler and faster results.
If you have question about which kind of orthodontic appliance will work for you, we encourage you to contact our office for your orthodontic consultation!