Metal braces which are made from high grade stainless steel are the most common braces. The wire is attached to the braces with rubber ties that come in a huge variety of fun colours. 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.
Self-ligating braces using the Damon System
The Damon system of self-ligating brace is used at our practice. These braces don’t need the elastics or metal-tie wires required for traditional braces to hold the arch wires in place.
The Invisalign system is a series of clear overlay templates – called aligners – that are generated by computer simulation to gradually move the teeth. This system is available to adult and teenage patients with certain orthodontic bite problems. Find out more about Invisalign