Most people need orthodontic work at some point, and it’s best to do it soon after your child’s permanent teeth come in. Gronberg Orthodontics would like you and your son or daughter to be aware of all your options, so together you can make the best choice. Here’s a short description of each one:
Traditional Braces: Traditional braces have improved over the years in both lightness and durability. Metal stainless steel brackets are attached to each tooth and joined by a thin metal archwire. Your orthodontist, Dr. Kimberly Gronberg, will incrementally tighten the archwire to slowly align the bite.
Damon Braces: These braces use an ingenious slide mechanism to reallocate the teeth naturally. Damon braces need less orthodontic adjustments, are gentler on the bite, are easier to clean, and yield quicker results.
Clear Aligners: Invisalign aligners are formulated by a sequence of removable clear plastic aligners which seem to be thin customized bite guards. Your child can take them out during meals or while brushing and flossing. Your child will visit Gronberg Orthodontics once every six to eight weeks to get three new sets of aligners, each of which will bring them closer to their ideal smile.
Ceramic Braces: Ceramic braces act the same way as traditional braces. The difference lies in their appearance. The ceramic mimics the shade of the teeth, allowing for a more discrete look. If your child is worried about the way their braces will look on their teeth, this is a good option to consider.
Now that you understand the essentials, you and your child can come to Gronberg Orthodontics in Highland Village, Texas for a more detailed consultation with Dr. Kimberly Gronberg based on your child’s unique bite. Call us at 972-966-2326 for an appointment today!