Braces now a days are a very common procedure for both children and now adults too. Because braces are more popular now than when they first started, there are many different types out on the market. They all do the same job of aligning your teeth, but the only difference is the how long the process takes. If someone is interested in braces, Brooksville residents should be aware of the different types out on the market.
To begin with, The most popular and the most economically viable option on the market are traditional metal braces. Brooksville residents are quite familiar with this style because they have been around for a long time. These braces have the perks of being the least expensive, and most customizable in terms of looks, but they are the most noticeable type of braces.
As an alternative, Ceramic braces are quite similar to metal braces except for the fact that that instead of metal brackets holding up a metal wire, ceramic clear colored brackets are used instead.These braces perform just like traditional braces; Brooksville residents only down fall to going this avenue is it is a little more pricey, but also, more maintenance is required on these braces because they can stain, unlike the color bands of metal brackets.
If you are looking for something away from traditional braces, ask your dentist and orthopedic about lingual braces. Brooksville residents should be aware that these braces go on the inside of your teeth, making it appear that there are no braces present at all! They are more difficult to clean as well as require a longer time to align teeth.
The last form a braces someone should be knowledgeable about is Invisalign. Invisalign treatments consists of fifteen to thirty custom made mouth guard like plastic aligners that need to be replaced about every two weeks. This is the best option for people self conscious of how these braces will look, but it is also the most expensive option.
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