In the past, if you needed to straighten your teeth, the only available option was to get traditional metal braces. Things are very different today. Because of progress and advancement in the field of Bohemia orthodontics, there are other options available. You should explore the various options with our expert dentist, Charles P. Fiorenti, DDS.
If you’re considering getting braces, the first step you need to take is to see an experienced dentist at a quality Bohemia orthodontics practice like our expert, Charles P. Fiorenti, DDS. You will talk about your cosmetic goals with your dentist and he will explain the pros and cons of the different braces options that you could choose. Some of the options you’ll have in addition to conventional metal braces include: ceramic braces, Gold braces, Lingual Braces and Invisalign. Ceramic braces aren’t as visible as conventional braces because they are made of clear materials. However, they’re typically only used on the top, upper teeth so if you need to straighten your bottom teeth too, they won’t be a good fit you well. They are bigger and more brittle than traditional braces. Gold braces are made of stainless steel and are coated with gold. People who choose them typically do so because they find the gold coating aesthetically pleasing. Unlike gold braces that stand out, lingual and Invisalign braces are practically invisible. They are wonderful choices if you don’t want anyone to know you’re wearing them. Lingual braces aren’t noticeable because they’re placed on the back of the teeth. One disadvantage is their comfort level which equals that of conventional braces because they also contain brackets and wires. If your priorities are invisibility and comfort, then Invisalign might be your best choice. Invisalign braces are much more comfortable than the alternatives because they’re made of a plastic material and consist of no metal or wires at all.
If you’re interested in braces, you should consult with our dentist. Contact us to schedule your Bohemia orthodontics today.