Invisible Braces Invisalign® is a virtually invisible system which gently moves the teeth into position without the use of metal brackets and wires. Click here for more info.
Clear Ceramic Fixed Braces These fixed braces are a cosmetic alternative to the conventional metal fixed braces and can be used to treat similar irregularities of the teeth. They offer the distinct advantage of being almost invisible. See also www.americanortho.com/radiance.html
Clear Ceramic Silver Braces This option offers the cosmetic advantage of the clear ceramic braces on the upper teeth with the advantage of metal brace (less likely to damage the upper teeth). See also www.americanortho.com/radiance.html www.americanortho.com/master-series.html
Lingual Braces The HARMONY system attaches to the interior side of your teeth, so no one knows you are wearing braces but you. The HARMONY System offers a digital solution for everyone. HARMONY can treat even the most severe cases, using CAD/CAM technology to achieve the highest level of precision. See also www.myharmonysmile.com
Damon Braces Traditional braces are tied in with elastics, which cause friction and pressure. Damon braces use a slide mechanism to hold the wire, which allows teeth to move more freely, quickly and comfortably. Damon braces are designed to be discreet, comfortable and easy to keep clean. Without the elastic ties which attract and collect plaque, Damon braces make dental hygiene easy during treatment. Plus the Damon System is available in clear brackets for those image conscious patients. See also www.damonbraces.com
Functional Braces Functional braces are used to correct prominent upper teeth by encouraging forward growth of the lower jaw. This improves the position of the teeth and also improves the facial profile. (Click for example). This treatment is best done about age 11 to 13 in girls and age 12 to 14 in boys This treatment is often done prior to completion with fixed braces. Treatment can take between 18 and 24 months.
Metal Braces Fixed Appliance return to NHS Return to NHS Fixed metal braces are placed when all the adult teeth have developed in the mouth (approx. age 12-14). Fixed braces can be used to correct crowding, close spaces etc (Click for example). Treatment usually takes about 18-24 months.RETAINERS TOOTH WHITENING