Metal braces

Metal braces are the original orthodontic treatment. But the braces of today have come a long way since those first brackets - they are smaller, more comfortable, and more efficient than ever.

What are metal braces?

Metal braces are a tried and true teeth-straightening method. They are extremely cost effective, and can correct even the most complex orthodontic issues.

If you opt for braces treatment, a metal bracket will be fixed to the front of each of your teeth. A metal archwire will run through the brackets and it will all be held together with small rubber bands (elastics). This system puts gentle pressure on your teeth to guide them into alignment.

You will then come in for regular adjustment appointments so your Specialist Orthodontist can adjust the shape of your archwire and move your teeth as efficiently as possible to give you your dream smile.

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How can braces help my smile?

Undergoing treatment with braces not only helps to straighten your smile and improve your overall appearance, it can also improve your health. Properly aligned teeth are easier to clean and look after, minimizing the risk of gum disease, infection and tooth decay.

Metal braces

Are some orthodontic brackets more accurate than others?

This is a common misconception. In reality, the accuracy of braces has nothing to do with the type of brackets used and everything to do with the archwire. The bends your Specialist Orthodontist makes in the wire are what move the teeth during treatment.

In short, you should worry less about the type of braces, and more about the experience of your orthodontist! Luckily for you, the specialists at Embrace Orthodontists have over 20 years of experience straightening smiles of all ages.

Metal braces

Take the first step toward a straighter smile

Book an orthodontic consultation with the team at Embrace Orthodontists, your experienced provider of braces for patients in Canberra A.C.T and surrounding regions.

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You have the option of choosing an initial orthodontic consultation (payable), a free video consultation or free Invisalign® assessment. There’s no obligation to go ahead with treatment, whatever option you choose. Please fill out the below form and choose your preferred consultation type.

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