Types of Braces

Technology to Reduce time in Braces

One of the biggest barriers to orthodontic treatment for many people is the amount of time they will be in braces. AcceleDent® Optima is an exciting new technology on the market that can help reduce treatment time by up to 50%! Click here to learn more about AcceleDent® Optima.

Metal Braces

This style of appliance is made of high grade stainless steel. Metal braces straighten teeth using metal brackets and archwires, and are the most common form of treatment. Traditional metal braces also use elastic bands, which can be customized with unique colors and designs, to hold the archwires to the brackets.


Ceramic Brackets / Clear Braces

We are proud to offer Clarity Advanced Ceramic Brackets from 3M Unitek as a clear braces option. They work in the same way that traditional metal braces do, and offer the same end result.

  • Clarity brackets feature rounded corners to reduce irritation and rubbing
  • They are made of a translucent material that blends with the color of your teeth.
  • Resistance to staining and discoloration throughout treatment

Invisalign® / Invisalign Teen®

Invisalign uses a series of invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners to straighten teeth. The aligners are removed at meal times, so there are fewer restrictions on your diet as compared to traditional braces. This also makes brushing and flossing easier! Read more about Invisalign® options.


Lingual Braces

Lingual braces are hidden on the back side of your teeth, which provides for a truly invisible treatment. This is a great option for anyone in a profession that requires lots of facetime, such as models, musicians, and adult professionals.





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