Here at Pura Vida Orthodontics in Blaine, MN, your orthodontist, Dr. Alisa Madson, helps patients straighten their smiles through a variety of methods. Here are some of the most popular orthodontic options from which to choose:
Traditional Metal Braces: These are metal brackets and wires that are designed to place pressure onto crooked teeth. The high-quality stainless steel applies slight pressure over time in order to move teeth along a predetermined path to give you the straight smile that you want. Patients opt for this treatment because it's quick, versatile, and fixes issues like severely misaligned teeth, crooked teeth, smile gaps, and overcrowding.
Clear Braces: Using the same methodology as metal braces, this option uses clear, tooth-colored ceramic brackets, instead of metal wires and brackets. Clear braces blend with natural teeth, allowing for a more subtle treatment. This option is perfect for adults and teens who need orthodontic care but want a less noticeable option.
Invisalign: This is another great orthodontic option that your Blaine orthodontist provides. Invisalign, like clear braces, is a less noticeable orthodontic option. Invisalign treatment is made of clear, plastic aligner trays custom-made for each jaw, both upper and lower. Clear aligner trays place pressure on teeth to move them into the proper position. The removable trays don't irritate soft tissue and removed when you need to eat or during special occasions.
Interested? Give Us a Call
Your orthodontist, Dr. Alisa Madson of Pura Vida Orthodontics in Blaine, MN, is happy to meet with patients to discuss which straightening option is best for their situation. If you'd like to schedule a consultation, dial (763) 784-0420 today! Remember—not only is a straight smile a better-looking smile, but it also helps prevent a number of health issues. Live your best life with help from Pura Vida Orthodontics.