Traditional Braces in Gilbert, AZ
It is important to be educated on the different types of braces before jumping into any dental treatment. The most common form of braces are tiny brackets are placed on the front of the tooth and made of metal or ceramic. They are bonded onto the front of the tooth with a glue-like material and metal bands are used on the back molars. Arch wires are then places inside the brackets and are made of heat-activated metal source that can become warm inside the mouth and allows for constant pressure on the teeth. These arch wires can be adjusted at the orthodontic office.