Labial braces are the most common braces used in orthodontics where the brackets are placed on the outer surface of the teeth.
Ceramic Braces are made from clear translucent ceramic that is designed to match the color of your teeth. They are more discreet than metal braces, and more affordable than lingual braces..
Resin Braces are less visible since it is made with a material similar to the color of your teeth. Although its transparency is lower than that of ceramic, it does not damage teeth due to the softness of the material. It has the same treatment result as the ceramic braces..
Metal Braces, although they visibly stand out because of their metallic color, are the most common among labial braces due to their affordable prices and easy maintenance. It is used more in children than in adults..
The most common among labial braces
More economical compare to others
It is the combination of a cost-effective labial brace and a discreet lingual brace. Lingual brace is used on the upper teeth considering they are easily exposed during daily activities while labial brace is used on the lower teeth. Patients have relatively less difficulty in pronouncing words correctly with combination braces on, and adapt faster to the braces in general..
more economical than lingual braces
Less difficulty in pronouncing words correctly with combination braces on, and adapt faster to the braces in general
Partial braces are used to correct the alignment of limited number of teeth, thus, the entire procedure takes only 3~6 months and costs less compared to full orthodontic treatment. Non-extraction orthodontic procedure is also possible with partial braces.
Correct the alignment of limited number of teeth
The entire procedure takes only 3~6 months
Non-extraction orthodontic procedure
These braces are the most recent type of braces. Typically, these braces are made of clear plastic materials and are hardly noticeable on the teeth. They work gradually to move the teeth into their right position without the need for wires or tightening. The aligners are removable, which makes it more convenient and easier for maintaining oral hygiene. Often with this type of braces, treatment time is reduced, there is less pain on the teeth, and requires fewer adjustments than traditional braces.
Hardly noticeable on the teeth
The aligners are removable
Easier for maintaining oral hygiene
Lingual Braces, sometimes called “secret braces”, are fitted to the back of the teeth making them completely invisible. Lingual braces are a cosmetic alternative to labial braces, and the mouth does not look more protruded during treatment. custom made braces are bonded to the back of the teeth making them externally invisible. Since the braces are fitted on the backside of the teeth, the inside of the mouth is not hurt from the braces. It has the same treatment period and result as the other types of braces.
The mouth does not look more protruded
The inside of the mouth is not hurt from the braces
It has the same treatment period and result as the other types of braces
The self-ligating braces use a metal door to hold wires, thus reducing the amount of pressure exerted on the teeth, which reduces pain significantly. The braces do not require the need of elastic ties and stainless steel, which makes it easier to maintain good oral hygiene. With this type of braces, the treatment time is greatly reduced. The types of braces used are Clippy-c and Damon self-ligating braces. With self-ligating braces patients can expect shorter treatment period, less pain, and fewer visits to the clinic.
The braces do not require the need of elastic ties and stainless steel, which makes it easier to maintain good oral hygiene.
The treatment time is greatly reduced
Patients can expect shorter treatment period, less pain
With self-ligating braces patients can expect fewer visits to the clinic