Quick information about Metal/Clear/Ceramic Braces and Invisalign

Metal Braces
The most common braces used today.

Metal braces, or most commonly referred to as traditional braces, are the most common type of braces used in the practice of orthodontic care. The traditional metal braces used by the [Orthodontic Center of Orange County] utilize high quality stainless steel. Technology in traditional braces has advanced that today metal braces can be smaller, more comfortable and more effective than only a few years ago.

The Most Common Clear Braces Today
The Orthodontics Center of Orange County specializes in the Invisalign clear braces procedure. We can provide a complimentary consultation to determine if you would be a good candidate for clear Invisalign braces.

Self-ligating Braces
Metal Braces that are just smarter
Self-ligating braces are a new revolutionary system of braces that significantly shortens treatment time and is more hygienic when compared to traditional braces.

Ceramic Braces (Clear Braces)
Less Visible compared to Metal Braces

Ceramic braces are made of transparent ceramic materials which are less visible on your teeth compared to metal braces. These kinds of braces tend to be used more on upper front teeth rather than on lower teeth.