What Types of Braces Are Available?
If braces are the right solution, a patient will be prescribed an appliance specific to their needs. The braces may entail bands, wires or removable corrective appliances. The following is a list of the most common types of braces:
- Metal Braces (also referred to as traditional braces).
- Ceramic Braces.
- Lingual Braces.
- Self-Ligating Braces.
- Invisalign (clear braces).
“Mini-braces” are quite smaller than traditional braces, this may be an option for some. Patients will discuss with their dentist to determine which is their best option. The dental professional will conduct a clinical exam, including X-Rays of the mouth and head. The treatment plan is based on the analysis of gathered information.