Most people need orthodontic work at some point, and it’s best to do it soon after your child’s permanent teeth come in. Orthodontics by Dr. Burson would like you to be aware of all your options. Here’s a brief description of each one:
Traditional Braces: Traditional braces are lighter and stronger than they once were. Metal stainless steel brackets are adhered to each tooth and connected by a thin metal archwire. Your orthodontist, Dr. Stacee Burson, will incrementally tighten this wire to align the bite.
Ceramic Braces: Ceramic braces perform the same way that traditional braces do, but are more aesthetically appealing, as the ceramic mimics the shade of the teeth. If your child is not excited about the way their braces will look, this is a good option to consider.
Damon Braces: These braces use a slide mechanism to shift the teeth into place naturally, needing fewer orthodontic adjustments, a gentler push and quicker results. They’re even easier to clean than traditional braces.
Clear Aligners: Invisalign aligners are composed of a sequence of removable clear plastic aligners that appear to be thin personalized bite guards. Your child can take them out during meals or brushing and flossing. Your child will visit us every six to eight weeks to get three new sets of aligners, each of which is designed to bring them closer to the ideal smile.
Now that you know the fundamentals, you and your child can come to Orthodontics by Dr. Burson in Texas for a detailed consultation with Dr. Stacee Burson. Call us at 903-334-8080 for an appointment today!