Invisible & tooth coloured braces
Clear positioners offer a less visible alternative for correcting crooked teeth. Firstly, a rough impression is taken ... ... then a second impression is taken with a fine material. This gives a very accurate final impression. A 'study model' is made from the impression. A number of other models are made which represent the teeth moving into position. From these a set of positioners are poduced ... ... each one designed to move the teeth by a tiny amount. The aligners are used in sequence and the teeth are gently moved into position.
Traditionally the brackets and wire on a brace are metallic... ... White brackets and wire with transparent bands can make a big difference.