BRACES

Damon Braces VS Regular Braces

The Difference Between Regular Braces and Damon Braces.

Thinking about getting braces but don’t know where to start? There are many types of braces and numerous teeth-straightening treatment plans available on the market these days, and it can get overwhelming to know how to choose the right one. But have no fear – we’re here to help. Today, we’re going to discuss the biggest differences between the two most popular types of braces and how to decide which option is best for you.

The main difference between regular braces and Damon braces is that regular braces require frequent visits to the orthodontist for tightening. On the other hand, Damon braces are self-ligating, meaning they don’t require elastics, which equates to fewer appointments, and less friction is placed on the tooth.

Are Damon Braces Actually Better Than Regular Braces?

If you’re looking for comfort, convenience, and a faster path to a straighter smile, Damon braces might be right for you. Damon braces are self-ligating and offered to patients in both clear and metal treatment options. They use a patented slide mechanism that connects the archwires to the brace bracket, allowing the wire to move freely (giving patients more comfort during the treatment period). This system also eliminates the need for elastic bands, which are required with regular braces.

Which Type of Braces Are Right For Me?

Of course, every smile is unique, so every treatment plan will be too. Though Damon braces have been proven to have faster treatment periods with fewer appointments, we will only know which teeth-straightening option is best for you by setting up an appointment with our knowledgeable orthodontists. Our orthodontists not only care about your oral health and well-being – they care about making you smile, for a lifetime.

If you are struggling with crooked teeth or are experiencing discomfort due to crowded teeth, spaces, or poor alignment, our team of highly-trained orthodontists is here to help. Schedule your FREE in-office or virtual consultation today, and we’ll get you on the path to the smile of your dreams in no time.

We’re proud to be voted the top orthodontic clinic in Vaughan and Toronto, and we’re committed to giving you the most beautiful smile possible. Thousands of our patients are living their best life, with their best smiles – and now, it’s your turn too!

– TASIOS Orthodontics

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