Types of Braces

Explore the most popular orthodontic procedures, such as braces and aligners, designed to correct teeth misalignment and improve your smile.

Traditional Metal Braces

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.

Clear (Ceramic) Braces

Ceramic braces are made of clear materials and are therefore less visible on your teeth than metal braces. For this reason, ceramic braces are used mainly on older teenagers and adult patients who have cosmetic concerns. While they are visually less prominent, they do require more attention to oral hygiene as ceramic braces are larger and are more brittle than their metal counterparts. For these reasons, ceramic braces tend to be used more on upper front teeth than on lower teeth.

Iconix Champagne Colored Braces

Iconix aesthetic braces deliver elegance, beauty, and comfort, while also providing the treatment control that allows Dr. Cornejo to create your ideal, amazing smile! Iconix braces feature a small, smooth design, combined with a champagne gold finish that blends with the color of your teeth, allowing you to feel proud to show off your smile even with braces on.

Clear Aligners

Clear aligners are a series of invisible, removable, and comfortable acrylic trays that straighten your teeth like braces. Not only are the aligners invisible, they are removable, so you can eat and drink what you want while in treatment, plus brushing and flossing are less of a hassle. The aligners are comfortable and have no metal to cause mouth abrasions during treatment.

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