Metal braces have been the most popular device of choice for orthodontists across the United States for years. They have been a reliable part of orthodontics in the past and are still used today because of their long history of successful treatment. They are proven to treat a wide range of orthodontic cases - from mild correction to complex treatment.
Metal Braces are more comfortable now, than ever before. The newest versions are smaller, far more comfortable, and much more aesthetically pleasing. Please find a few more reasons why metal braces might be right for you:
Every patient is different and has a unique anatomy that must be considered in the treatment plan of the case. Different patients respond to treatment in their own way, so it truly does vary on a case-by-case basis. With all of that being said, because of our efficient techniques and technology, most of our patients are in braces somewhere between 12 and 18 months. We do see many patients in braces for as little as 6 months, but for patients with more complex issues, it can take up to 2 to 2.5 years.