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Metal Braces – Tucker, GA

A Traditional & Trusted Approach

From a crooked smile to an uneven bite to spacing issues between individual teeth, there are many different orthodontic problems that you or your child might have – and even with the numerous options at our disposal, we’re still highly likely to recommend metal braces from our Tucker, GA orthodontist as a solution. Today’s metal braces for Marietta, GA orthodontic patients are more comfortable than ever before, so you don’t have to feel nervous about beginning your treatment when you call our orthodontic office.

Smiling teen with metal braces

Why Choose Duo Ortho
for Metal Braces?

How Braces Work 

Animated smile with metal braces

Metal braces are made up of a series of brackets attached to the individual teeth, an archwire used to connect said brackets together, and elastics that hold the wire in place. The archwire will lightly push on the teeth and slowly move them towards a more ideal position. In order to complete the movement, braces will need to be adjusted periodically, usually by repositioning or replacing the archwire.

Why Choose Braces?

Smiling woman with metal braces

Compared to other orthodontic treatments, braces have been proven to yield better results over the long term when it comes to complex corrections. Furthermore, they are very versatile and can be used to correct mild to severe cases of crooked teeth, misaligned jaws, and a variety of other issues. They’re also suitable for children because they are not removed easily, meaning you can count on your child’s mouth benefitting from treatment for a full 24 hours every day.

The Procedure 

Orthodontist placing metal braces

After we’ve decided whether or not braces are right for you, we can begin the step-by-step process. A standard case usually looks like this:

Benefits of Braces

Teen with braces smiling

By the end of your treatment, your teeth should be noticeably straighter, and your upper and lower jaw should be much more comfortably aligned. Naturally, this can work wonders for your self-image and confidence. It also helps improve oral health in a variety of ways. Straight teeth are much easier to clean properly in order to prevent cavities, and a well-aligned bite puts less stress on the teeth so they don’t wear down abnormally fast.

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