Metal braces are the most common type. Today’s metal braces are smaller, more comfortable and more attractive than past braces. With metal braces you have the option of adding colored ties for a more colorful and unique smile.
Ceramic braces that are made of a translucent material are far less visible on the teeth than metal braces. They are popular with adult patients due to their cosmetic appeal.
Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable overlap templates, called aligners, which have been generated by a computer simulation to gradually move the teeth. This system is appropriate for adults and some teen patients with certain orthodontic bite problems.
iBraces are placed behind your teeth and are completely “invisible” when you smile. These unique braces are 100% customized to the shape of your teeth using state-of-the-art technology. After you and Dr. Petrick have determined that iBraces are the right treatment for you, he will develop a unique prescription that will ensure effective tooth movement and great aesthetics.