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What type of treatment is best for you?

Trying to decide what type of treatment to get can be overwhelming, but the team at Modern Orthodontics is here to make it easy for you. Here is a helpful chart that compares the different treatments we have on offer.

  Metal braces (self-ligating braces) Clear Braces Hidden Braces (Lingual braces) Invisible Braces (Invisalign)
Can people see my braces? Yes, although the brackets are smaller these days so less noticeable. Possibly, but hidden braces are discreet. No. These braces sit on the back of your teeth so can't be seen. No. Invisalign's clear plastic aligners are virtually invisible.
How effective are they? Very. Metal braces get good results for all orthodontic problems. Very. They use the metal braces technology. Very, and they have the added bonus of being invisible. Very. Our specialists have great results for all cases using Invisalign.
Can I eat with braces on? Yes, but avoid hard, sticky foods, like toffee and popcorn. Yes, and even eating food like curry won't stain the brackets. Yes, but avoid hard foods and sugary drinks. You don't have to worry because you can take the aligners out for meals.
Can I clean my teeth with braces? Yes, definitely. And it's incredibly important you do so. Yes, definitely. And it's incredibly important you do so. Yes, definitely. And it's incredibly important you do so. You don't have to worry because you can take the aligners out for brushing and flossing.
Are they comfortable? They aren't too bad though you'll probably know you're wearing them. Yes, because the brackets are much smaller than they used to be. Yes, you just have to get used to them first. Very.
Are they expensive? We offer competitive prices and flexible payment plans to make treatment affordable. We offer competitive prices and flexible payment plans to make treatment affordable. We offer competitive prices and flexible payment plans to make treatment affordable. We offer competitive prices and flexible payment plans to make treatment affordable.

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