Traditional Braces

Traditional braces feature metal brackets and wires that are glued to the teeth to help them connect and move. They work by putting pressure on the teeth and slowly moving them to correct crowded, crooked or misaligned teeth. Metal brackets are adjusted periodically by your orthodontist in the office.

Are you interested in wearing traditional metal braces? Make an appointment for a free consultation today!

How long can I expect to wear traditional braces?

The length of treatment depends on your particular situation. On average, individuals wear braces for approximately one to three years.

American Family Orthodontics is a part of Mortenson Dental Partners.

The Best Foods To Eat with Braces

When it comes to having braces, adjustments to your diet are important. In the early months of treatment or after a tightening, your mouth and teeth may be sore. This is due to the fact that your teeth are being pushed and pulled as they move into their new positions.  During this time, stick with […]

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