What Type of Orthodontic Treatment Should I Choose

What Type of Orthodontic Treatment Should I Choose

Orthodontic treatment can make a significant change someone’s smile, so it’s important for
patients to carefully consider their options before making a decision. At Glo Orthodontics
Bedford we have three options for orthodontic treatment are traditional braces, Invisalign, and
LightForce braces. Each has its own unique pros and cons.

Traditional Braces

Traditional braces are the most common type of orthodontic treatment and are known for their
effectiveness in treating complex orthodontic issues. However, they require more frequent
appointments for adjustment. Additionally, traditional braces are highly visible, which can be a
concern for some patients.

Invisalign Braces

Invisalign is a more discreet option that uses clear aligners to gradually shift teeth into their
desired position. Patients can remove the aligners when eating and brushing their teeth, which
can make oral hygiene easier. However, Invisalign may not be as effective for severe cases and
can be more expensive than traditional braces.

LightForce Braces

LightForce braces offer a customized 3D printed set of braces individual for each patient for
increased efficiency. This state-of-the-art technology also allows the orthodontist to plan your
smile from the very beginning. However, some kids prefer the look of the metal traditional

Ultimately, the best way for patients to decide on the type of orthodontic treatment to get is to
consultation with an experienced orthodontist. The orthodontist can evaluate the patient’s teeth
and jaw alignment and recommend the most appropriate treatment based on their individual
needs and preferences. By considering the pros and cons of each option and working with a
trusted orthodontist, patients can make an informed decision about their orthodontic treatment.

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