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Types of braces Los Angeles

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Braces Los Angeles

Braces Los Angeles are metallic devices used in the orthodontics specialty to achieve a proper alignment of your teeth, straightening the teeth and improve the teeth position with the aim of reduced difficulty in biting. Not only are braces aimed for those purposes but also to improve the overall dental health. At our dental office here at Dr. F. Isaac Hakim, you are advantaged of high-quality dental services as well as inexpensive braces Los Angeles treatment plans.

Types of braces Los Angeles

Not every individual is a lucky one to be born with perfect teeth and alignment. However, the professional orthodontists at our dental office at Dr. F. Isaac Hakim esteem you with the perfect teeth appearance. To help correct a number of teeth defects, our dental practitioners may recommend any of these dental braces Los Angeles to help achieve an outstanding teeth appearance and alignment.

  • Metal Braces

Commonly referred to as traditional braces, these types of dental braces are made from stainless steel and have metallic brackets attached by a dental cement on the teeth. A bending metal wire is linked unto the brackets in order to apply pressure to your teeth so as to harness a slow movement to achieve a corrected position of the teeth.

In the past metal braces, Los Angeles were made of thick metallic brackets which made them easily noticed due to their large sizes and intrusiveness creating an annoyance to the patient who wore them. Thanks to the new technology, the dental specialists at Dr. F. Isaac Hakim have made far smaller, less paining, and hard to notice metal braces. As well as, the bands around them possess different colors giving the patient a personalized experience with the braces.

  • Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces comprise of the same color and texture of the teeth. The orthodontist at our dental office of Dr. F. Isaac Hakim applies ceramic brackets and wires exactly of the same teeth color, hence, making the braces a less visible dental procedure. They offer a faster treatment plan compared to metal braces. Though they are more expensive than the latter.

  • Removable aligners

Also referred to as Invisalign, removable aligners are braces which can be taken off for easier eating and cleaning. They can be replaced with new braces every two weeks and teeth adjustments are usually done. These aligners give you freedom whatsoever on how long you want to stay with them during the day and night.

  • Damon Braces

Damon braces are also referred to as self-ligating braces where instead of rubber bands to thread the wires, slides are used in place. These types of braces are easier to clean and tend to produce faster results since the teeth can move on their own without too many adjustments attention on them.

  • Lingual Braces

Lingual braces are usually on the inside of your teeth rather than the outside. They are less intrusive since they can only be noticeable when the patient opens the mouth. They can either be ceramic or metallic except that they are on the inside. The one drawback of these type of braces Los Angeles is that they are difficult to clean. They are often the more complex type of all braces.