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Self-Ligating Braces

September 13th, 2017

SELF-LIGATING BRACES

Zaytoun Orthodontics offers self-ligating braces as an alternative to traditional braces

Self-ligating braces are made from the same material as traditional braces, and come in traditional metal, ceramic or clear brackets.
They come in two types: passive and active. Passive brackets are often used at the beginning of the treatment to help teeth start moving into position, because they use a smaller archwire that creates less friction, allowing teeth to move more freely. Active brackets use a thicker archwire that moves teeth more aggressively, but also offers more control for consistent and strong results.

BENEFITS OF SELF-LIGATING BRACES

  • Ideal for adults because of the appearance
  • Fewer appointments
  • Less pressure is being placed on the tooth
  • And more!

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