Available Kinds of Orthodontic Braces

Braces have progressed a long way from the days when they used to wrap around the head. They are now sophisticated appliances and much more subtle. New types have been created, such as Invisalign® invisible aligners, which are virtually unnoticeable. Because of this explosion of new kinds of braces, you have many options to choose from: - Metal Braces: Metal... read more »

Basic Care for Your New Set of Ceramic Coated Braces

The ceramic braces Dr. Brenna Christensen installed in your mouth, are identical to traditional wire and bracket braces in many ways. The most notable difference is that most of the visible hardware has been coated with a porcelain-ceramic material that can be perfectly shaded to match your natural tooth enamel. Should you develop cavities or some part of your braces... read more »

Choosing the Braces that are Right for You

It’s not uncommon for adolescents to need braces for a short period of time to help adjust their smile and establish a healthy bite pattern for their adult life. In recent years more adults have started wearing braces to help correct alignment issues that have develop due to age or changes in bite alignment. Traditional braces use metal brackets and... read more »