Metal braces are the most common type. They are made of high-grade stainless steel. Today's metal braces are smaller, more comfortable and more attractive.
Clear ceramic braces are made of translucent material. They are most popular with adult patients due to their cosmetic appeal. The only drawbacks to ceramic brackets are that they are more fragile, and the elastic ties can discolor between orthodontic visits.
Clear aligner braces are a series of clear overlay templates that have been generated by computer simulation to gradually move the teeth. This teeth-straightening system is available to patients with certain orthodontic problems. Ask us if you are a candidate for the clear aligner system.