2255 Dunn Avenue
Tanya C. Wall, DDS
Kevin Vera, DDS
Dr. Jennifer Woodling, DMD
Dr. Marlys Cabrera, DMD, MS
Brooke Maryak, MD
Types of Braces
Orthodontic technology is constantly evolving. We make a point to offer a variety of the latest orthodontic technology to give our patients choices in their treatment options.
Traditional Metal Braces
Traditional metal braces are the most common type of braces. These types of braces are made with high-grade stainless steel, and straighten your teeth using metal brackets and wires. You also have the option of adding colored rubber bands for a more unique and colorful smile.
Ceramic braces are made of clear materials and are therefore less visible on your teeth than metal braces. Ceramic braces are popular choices with older teenagers and adult patients who have cosmetic concerns. While they are not as noticeable, ceramic braces are larger and more brittle and require more attention to oral hygiene. Ceramic braces tend to be used more on upper front teeth than on lower teeth.
Invisalign uses a series of invisible, removable, and comfortable aligners to straighten your teeth. Because aligners are removable, you can eat and drink what you want while in treatment, plus brushing and flossing are much easier. The aligners are comfortable and have no metal to cause mouth abrasions during treatment.