METAL & CERAMIC BRACES
Misalignment of teeth can cause a variety of dental problems. They can create food traps, which can lead to gingivitis and tooth decay. Porter Smiles Dental offers options for straightening crooked teeth. The most common treatment for straightening teeth is still traditional metal braces. However, they are now more comfortable than ever. Brackets and archwires made from high-grade stainless steel move the teeth into position. We offer a selection of colored elastics to give your smile a unique and colorful look if you prefer.
Another option we offer is ceramic braces. For those who need traditional braces, but do not want the look of metal, the clear ceramic material offers a high level of effectiveness with a more discreet look. The ceramic braces we use at Porter Smiles Dental are of the newer ceramics, which are stronger and more durable than previous braces of this type.
Invisalign uses clear plastic aligners to move teeth into the desired position. This system of straightening teeth is the most discreet; so much so that people will not be able to tell you are wearing braces at all.
Traditional metal braces are the most common type of braces and are more comfortable today than ever before. Made of high-grade stainless steel, metal braces straighten your teeth using metal brackets and archwires. With metal braces, you have the option of adding colored elastics (rubber bands) for a more unique and colorful smile.
Ceramic braces are made of a clear ceramic material, and are therefore less obvious on your teeth than metal braces. The newer ceramic brackets are very strong, hence do not break very easily as compared to the previous ones.
INVISALIGN-The invisible way to straighten teeth
INVISALIGN is a virtually invisible alternative treatment to regular braces, so you can smile during as well as after treatment. In fact, virtually no one will know you’re wearing them unless you tell. By using a series of clear, removable aligners, Invisalign straightens your teeth right before your eyes. Change them about every two weeks and your teeth will move-little by little-toward the smile you have always wanted.