Types of Braces

Metal Braces

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.

Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces are made of translucent (clear) material. They are most popular with adult patients, due to their cosmetic appeal. The only drawback to ceramic brackets is that they are more fragile, and the elastic ties can discolor between orthodontic visits.

Invisalign®

The Invisalign® System is a series of clear overlay templates—called aligners—that have been generated by computer simulation to gradually move the teeth. This system is available to adult patients with certain orthodontic bite problems. Ask us if you are a candidate for the Invisalign® system.

Gold Braces

Gold braces are stainless steel braces coated with 24-karat gold and are popular with patients of all ages.

Cosmetic Braces

Cosmetic braces, made by TP Orthodontics, uses a patented breakthrough Personalized Color-Matching Technology® perfectly match the color of its braces to the exact shade of your tooth for the absolutely best aesthetic experience for orthodontics. Cosmetic braces come in many designs, from traditional brackets to self-ligating brackets and even clear aligners.

AcceleDent

We offer AcceleDent Aura, a new, simple, hands-free device to help your orthodontic treatment work faster! By inserting the Mouthpiece – fitted around your existing orthodontics – and turning on the Activator for 20 minutes every day, AcceleDent Aura can speed up tooth movement by using SoftPulse Technology™. Faster tooth movement may decrease the duration of your orthodontic treatment and can even help to make your orthodontics more comfortable.

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