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Types of Braces

Types of Braces

  • Introduction
  • Ceramic Braces
  • Clarity™
  • Clear Aligners
  • ClearCorrect™
  • Damon®
  • Damon® Clear™
  • Empower®
  • Gold Braces
  • Incognito™
  • In-Ovation® C
  • In-Ovation® R
  • Insignia™
  • Inspire ICE™
  • Invisalign®
  • Invisalign® Teen
  • Lingual Braces
  • Metal Braces
  • Mini Diamond Braces
  • Mini-Twin Braces
  • Self-Ligating Braces
  • SmartClip™
  • SPEED System
  • SureSmile®
  • Victory Series™ Braces
  • WildSmiles

Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces are made of translucent (clear) material. They are most popular with adult patients due to their cosmetic appeal. The only drawbacks to ceramic brackets are that they are more fragile, and the elastic ties can discolor between orthodontic visits.

Mini-Twin Brackets

The Mini-Twin bracket needs fewer archwires over the course of treatment than standard brackets, which increases the overall comfort for the patient. Many patients enjoy the smaller, more compact size of the bracket, which enables it to be less noticeable but not less effective. While its profile is up to 30% smaller than its competition, Mini-Twin maintains the standard size for its bracket slots which enable it to maintain the stability and control so important to the treatment process.

Other Appliances:

Rapid Palatial Expander

Attached to the upper molars through bonding or by cemented bands, the Rapid Palatal Expander is an orthodontic device used to create a wider space in the upper jaw. It is typically used when the upper jaw is too narrow for the lower jaw or when the upper teeth are crowded or blocked out of the dental arch.

When patients are still growing, their connective tissue between the left and right halves of their upper jaw is very responsive to expansion. By simply activating the expander through turning a screw in the center of the palatal expander, with a special key we provide, gradual outward pressure is placed on the left and right halves of the upper jaw. This pressure causes an increased amount of bone to grow between the right and left halves of the jaw, ultimately resulting in an increased width.

Jarosz & Valente Orthodontics, P.C.

  • Arlington Heights Office - 3430 N. Old Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60004 Phone: 847-632-1030 Fax: 847-632-1041
  • Deerfield Office - 720 Osterman Ave., Suite 201, Deerfield, IL 60015 Phone: 847-945-3700 Fax: 847-945-3277

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