Here at Vlachos Orthodontics, we are proud to offer many different types of braces to give you the smile you deserve.

Since all people are different, especially when it comes to their wants and needs, we offer different braces to give everyone the smile they desire. We are dedicated to giving our patients the orthodontic care they deserve.

Braces work by moving your teeth back into the correct position. You need to continue to visit the orthodontist regularly to ensure that your braces are working the way they should. They will need to be adjusted when needed to continue doing their job.

Traditional Braces
Even though there are many types of braces, traditional braces are still the most commonly used. Great strides have been made since they were first used, and they are becoming more comfortable and effective.

Traditional braces use stainless steel brackets and archwires to move your teeth into their proper position. Many people like to decorate their braces with colored rubber bands to give them a colorful and unique smile.

Clear braces
Clear braces are much less visible on your teeth than traditional metal braces. Because of this, they are very common with teenagers and adults who want a more esthetic option during treatment. Even though you can’t see them, care needs to be taken to maintain your oral hygiene. Clear braces do have a higher chance to break than metal braces and are therefore more commonly used on the upper front teeth rather than on lower teeth to help prevent breakage. Whether or not you are a candidate for top and bottom clear braces will be determined at your free consultation!

Clear aligners
A set of clear aligners is the newest form of braces. The aligners are esthetic and removable, making them very popular. The system uses clear, acrylic trays that straighten teeth and are very comfortable.

Clear aligners are nice because you can remove them to eat so you don’t have to feel like you can’t eat something. They can also be removed when you brush and floss your teeth so that your oral hygiene does not suffer while you are wearing braces.