Congratulations, you have made the first step toward a great new smile! You may have many questions about your treatment. Below are the most frequently asked questions.
A metal wire which is attached to your brackets to move your teeth.
A metal ring that can be placed on your back molar teeth to hold on parts of your braces.
Brackets are the small metal or ceramic modules attached to each tooth. They serve as guides to move the teeth and hold the archwire in place.
Modern braces have doors to hold in the wire instead of a colored elastic and are preferred by many orthodontists and patients alike. These braces are cleaner than the old braces, they allow for faster tooth movement, and they are more comfortable to wear.
A palatal expander, also known as a rapid palatal expander, rapid maxillary expansion appliance, palate expander or orthodontic expander, is used to widen the upper jaw so that the top and bottom teeth fit together. It is also used to correct
This appliance is used to guide jaw growth as an alternative to moving jaws with jaw surgery. The patient must be actively growing for it to be maximally effective.
Incognito Lingual Bracket
Invisalign is a series of clear, removable teeth aligners that orthodontists use as an alternative to traditional metal dental braces.
A lingual arch is an orthodontic device which connects two molars in the upper or lower dental arch.
Removable Retainer – Essix
Removable Retainer – Traditional
An appliance that attaches to your upper and/or lower teeth and holds them in the correct position and
A Splint is a special type of retainer that holds both tooth alignment and
Spring Aligner / Modified Retainer