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Traditional braces use brackets and archwires to move teeth into place over time. With traditional braces, you return to the orthodontist each month to get the brackets and wires re-tightened.
If you’re looking for a convenient alternative, Damon braces are self-ligating, which means they use a sliding mechanism to keep a lighter archwire in place. This system also forgoes the use of orthodontic elastic bands. Since there’s less hardware in your mouth with Damon braces, properly cleaning your teeth is much easier.
Damon braces were designed with everyone in mind. If you have jaw, teeth or mouth issues that traditional braces may solve, you’re a candidate for Damon braces, too! Before you speak with your orthodontist, ask yourself these questions:
Answer “yes” to any of these questions? Start exploring our options for self-ligating braces in Asheville!
If you and your orthodontist decide that self-ligating braces are right for you, we’ll introduce you to our types of Damon braces:
Despite the superior technology of self-ligating braces, they don’t cost much more than what you’d expect to pay for traditional braces. If you have orthodontic insurance, you’ll probably receive the same coverage as traditional braces. Insurance aside, braces in the U.S. typically cost between $2,500 and $7,000.
If you think you or a loved one might be a great candidate for Damon braces, get in touch with Black Orthodontics in Asheville today. Dr. Black’s specialty is treating patients using Damon Braces, leading to overall faster treatment times and higher patient satisfaction than competitors. Start building a beautiful smile and promote long-term mouth wellness when you schedule an appointment now.