Metal Braces

The traditional, strong choice

Metal braces are orthodontic appliances made with high-grade stainless-steel brackets, each held together with nontoxic dental cement and a metal archwire.

What you need to know about Metal Braces

What are the pros to metal braces?

Given the strength of the materials involved, metal braces are highly durable and offer excellent control.

What are the cons to metal braces?

Metal braces are typically more noticeable and harder to clean given their material and size.

Are metal braces faster than clear aligners?

In general, metal braces work faster than clear aligners because they can provide more force to move teeth more quickly. However, the amount of time needed for each treatment will vary depending on the patient’s needs.

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