The Invisalign clear aligner system straightens teeth using a series of nearly invisible, removable aligners that are custom-made specifically for your teeth. As you replace each aligner approximately every week, your teeth will move – little by little, week by week, gradually towards the projected final position.LEARN MORE
Traditional fixed braces are still probably the best option if you want cheap metal braces. However, some children may find these to be unsightly, uncomfortable and difficult to clean. But there are other styles to consider which offer different pros and cons. We can help explain these options at your initial appointment.Learn more
A removable appliance is made from a plastic plate with wires coming from the sides. These grip the teeth to keep the brace in place. Removable appliances have a limited number of uses, mainly because they are restricted to moving single teeth and widening either the upper or lower arches. They are not precision appliances and therefore cannot be used for complicated or fine tooth movements.LEARN MORE
Lingual braces are one of the most discreet methods of straightening teeth and can be used to treat a wide variety of orthodontic problems.
Lingual braces are fitted to the back of your teeth and are invisible to the outside world providing a great option for patients who, for social or professional reasons, do not want anyone to know they are wearing braces.
Functional appliances are used to correct a group of bite problems where the top teeth bite in front of the lower teeth. One type of functional appliance is called a Twin Block. It derives its name from the split nature of the device, in which you have an upper block and a lower block which fit together like twins.LEARN MORE
At 1A Orthodontics we offer a variety of functional appliances in order to correct the way upper and lower teeth fit over each other. These Brace systems are specifically designed for children with growing mouths.Learn more
When your teeth have been aligned into position and the desired end-result is achieved, they need to be stabilized until your bone, gums, and muscles have adapted to the new tooth positions. This stage is called retention and follows the removal of the active braces.LEARN MORE