One of the most common forms of orthodontic treatment is “braces”. They are used to align and straighten teeth, better positioning them with regard to a patient’s bite and improving overall oral health.
Comprehensive orthodontic treatment commonly involves special alloy metal wires that are inserted into the brackets of braces, and which can be made from stainless steel or a more aesthetic ceramic material. The wires interact with the brackets to help move teeth into the desired position.
Other methods may include using Invisalign, a proprietary method of orthodontic treatment which implements a series of clear, removable aligners to position teeth and are a viable alternative to traditional metal braces.