Image for woodhaven orthodontistsAlthough orthodontic treatment has evolved in recent years to include a number of widely varying options such as Invisalign and lingual braces, conventional braces remain a safe and effective standard for treating a broad spectrum of bite conditions and teeth alignment issues.

In fact, advancements in orthodontic technology are resulting in conventional braces that are increasingly smaller and more comfortable than previous versions of traditional braces. A consultation and exam with Family Gentle Dentists in Woodhaven will determine if conventional braces are the best treatment option for your individual circumstances.

Modern Conventional Braces

Today’s braces not only feature tinier, more comfortable brackets, but those brackets may be made of different types of metals, or even ceramic or clear dental-grade plastic. Patients also have choices regarding the colors of the ligature ties and bands.

All conventional braces, however, utilize brackets that are bonded to your teeth and hold archwires that apply selective force and pressure to gradually shift your teeth to the desired position.

Conditions Treatable with Conventional Braces

Traditional braces can be used for both children and adults to treat a broad range of bite conditions and teeth alignment problems including:

  • Crooked teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Crowded teeth
  • Gap teeth
  • Overbite
  • Rotated teeth
  • Spaced teeth
  • Underbite

To determine if conventional braces are the best solution for your specific condition in the Downriver area, please contact the office of Family Gentle Dentists to schedule your consultation with Woodhaven dentists Drs. Kizy.