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Ortho Treatment Options

 

Metal Braces

Traditional metal braces attach to the front of teeth. With the help of the orthodontic wires, they guide teeth into the correct position in the arc of the jaws. Precise placement of the brackets and the thoughtful choice of wires are skills developed during years of orthodontic residency.

 

Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces appear more aesthetic than metal braces due to their translucent properties. Ceramic braces and wires function similarly to metal braces.

 

Lingual Braces

Like traditional metal braces, lingual braces interact with wires to align teeth.  Instead of the front of the teeth, these braces are attached to the tongue side of the teeth. This makes the lingual braces virtually unnoticeable to others.

 

Clear Aligners/ Invisalign

Aligners are clear, thin, plastic trays that are custom designed for your teeth. Through a series of aligners, your teeth are gently and slowly moved into the correct position. Oral hygiene is very easy with aligner therapy because you remove them to brush and floss.  Clear aligners are also a less visible orthodontic treatment option.

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  • "Going to the dentist always makes me nervous however, once I get there all the girls are so friendly it takes away my anxiety. Dr. Higdon is always so friendly it also helps me to calm down. He is very gentle and will ask how I am doing when he is working on me which lets me know that he cares. I would recommend anyone to give Dr. Higdon's a try and they would see how caring the office is to all their patients..."
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