Although there are many different types of braces available, traditional metal braces are still the what most people think of when they picture braces. Today, our Surrey orthodontists talk a little about these classic orthodontic appliances.
Lingual braces are placed on the backs of the teeth, hiding them from sight. “Translucent” braces, with their brackets made of a tooth-coloured ceramic, blend in with the colour of your teeth. If you're wondering which option to choose, read on!
Invisalign is for adults and teens who want to straighten their teeth without the obvious look of traditional braces. Before choosing Invisalign, there is some important information you should consider.
Linugal braces are, for many, the best of two worlds. Lingual braces force consistent wear (unlike removable aligners), but are nonetheless almost invisible when worn. However, like any orthodontic treatment option, they have their pros and cons.
Orthodontist can identify and treat developing orthodontic issues in children, preventing them from becoming more serious problems later on. This type of treatment is called Phase I (or early interventive) treatment.
During your orthodontic treatment, there will be times when you feel discomfort or mild pain. Discomfort is a normal part of the process, but it doesn’t usually last very long. Here are some ways to cope!