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Types of braces

As a leader in cutting-edge orthodontics in the Ellicott City and Clarksville, MD areas, OX Orthodontix offers many different types of braces to straighten your teeth and enhance your smile. Every treatment plan is completely customized to a patient’s goals, objectives and lifestyle. Following an initial consultation, our treatment specialists will be able to recommend the best options for your orthodontic care.

Invisalign braces

Invisalign is known as the invisible way to straighten your teeth without traditional braces. The treatment uses a series of clear plastic aligners to straighten your teeth without metal wires or brackets. At OX Orthodontix, not only are we Howard County’s top Invisalign provider, we’re in the top 1% of Invisalign providers in the world. We have been using this treatment method for a number of years and to date have treated more than 8,000 patients using these virtually invisible aligners, more than any other clinic in the US. Learn more about Invisalign treatment.

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Damon braces

OX Orthodontix is proud to be the area’s primary provider of Damon braces. These advanced braces are tie-less and help reduce the amount of pressure exerted on the teeth, making the orthodontic treatment process more comfortable for the patient.

Damon Smile braces

The passive self-ligating Damon Smile braces we offer at our Ellicott City and Clarksville, MD offices use a slide mechanism to hold the archwire, allowing the teeth to move more freely, quickly, and comfortably. Thanks to these innovative braces, achieving your perfect smile can be faster and easier than you ever thought possible! Combining tie-less brackets and high tech archwires, our orthodontists can minimize discomfort, speed up treatment time, and create beautiful smiles that last a lifetime.

Damon clear braces

At OX Orthodontix, we want to make sure we have an orthodontic treatment option for each patient so we also offer Damon clear braces. These provide all the advantages of Damon braces listed above but have the added bonus of clear brackets creating a more discreet treatment experience. Damon clear braces are a great orthodontic option for patients who want a great smile without sacrificing aesthetics.

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What are the benefits of Damon braces?

The Damon braces system is not just a revolutionary combination of braces and wires; it's a whole new way of treating our orthodontic patients! Here are a few of the benefits of undergoing treatment with Damon braces:

  • Advanced technology - Damon tie-less braces eliminate the need for elastic or metal "ties." With Damon braces, you can experience treatment without tightening.
  • Comfort - Even though Damon Smile braces work quickly, the use of gentle, low-friction force means less discomfort for you. The tie-less brackets don't need to be tightened and are gentle to the teeth and gums.
  • Convenience - Damon braces are designed to be discreet, comfortable, and easy to keep clean. Without the elastic ties, which attract and collect plaque, Damon braces make dental hygiene easy during treatment. Also, far fewer appointments are required during treatment, making your Damon braces experience hassle-free.
  • Accelerated treatment time - While the time needed to wear braces will vary from case to case, treatment time with Damon Smile braces is typically much faster (up to six months) than with conventional braces.

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Lingual braces

Another unnoticeable treatment option, lingual braces have a unique design and fit. They are contoured to hug the lingual (or tongue-side) surface of your teeth for optimal comfort and performance. They are designed one patient at a time and one tooth at a time so no two brackets are exactly alike.

Advantages of lingual braces over traditional braces:

  • Brackets applied to the tongue side of teeth – invisible to the outside
  • You get the same level of tooth alignment power as with traditional braces
  • Small, flat brackets increase comfort and do not rub against lips or cheeks
  • Applicable for almost any patient and almost any bite condition
  • You can continue to play musical instruments

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Get the OX Orthodontix experience

Our specialist orthodontists here at OX have the expertise and training to provide Invisalign, lingual and Damon braces to our patients in Ellicott City and Clarksville, MD. To find out more, schedule an orthodontic consultation and visit one of our convenient clinic locations.

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