Types of Braces | Blog

Thanks to modern technology, there are several options now when it comes to orthodontic treatments. While traditional metal braces are still quite popular, many people are also interested in clear braces. There are also some removable appliance options that are suitable for minor teeth misalignments.

At York Mills Orthodontics in Toronto, we offer our patients various orthodontic options and here’s a look at some of them:

Miniature Self-ligating BracesSelf-ligating braces are smaller than standard braces. They are also more hygienic and comfortable than traditional metal braces. They don’t have any wire ligatures or elastics and they are less visible on your teeth.

Invisalign® – These transparent plastic aligner trays help to move the teeth gradually into position. We use Invisalign with children and adults of all ages to correct all different types of malocclusions.

Xbow – This orthodontic appliance helps to correct bite problems relating to jaw misalignment. They are useful with correcting large overbites and overjets.

We also work with several variations and alternatives to these orthodontic appliances mentioned above. After assessing your specific needs, we will make make recommendations as to what may work best for you.

If you have any questions about orthodontic treatments and the different types of braces we offer, please reach out to us at York Mills Orthodontics. You can contact us for inquiries or book an appointment today.

-The York Mills Orthodontics Team

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