Traditional Braces, Beautiful Smile
Metal braces are our most popular treatment plan for shifting your smile in gear at Reichheld Ting Orthodontics.
Straightening Your Smile
We use self-ligating metal braces at Reichheld Ting Orthodontics to help us align and straighten your teeth to improve your appearance and your bite.
Our brackets have small doors that hold the archwire in place, decreasing friction, increasing comfort, and shortening treatment time.
Treatment for All
Metal braces are an effective treatment option for people of all ages and orthodontic needs — no wonder they’re so popular! This method is effective enough to straighten any smile and is an ideal solution for patients with moderate to severe orthodontic conditions.
Traditional braces have long been called bulky and obvious — but this reputation couldn’t be further from the truth.
With the modern advancements in technology, metal braces from Reichheld Ting Orthodontics have never been smaller, more discrete, or more comfortable than they are now, so you’ll be smiling everywhere you go.
Applying Metal Braces
During your first visit with Dr. Jay, Dr. Steve, Dr. Brian, Dr. Steve Jr., or Dr. Tim at one of our four offices, we’ll take X-rays and pictures of your teeth to develop a 3D image of your mouth. After determining your unique needs, the team at Reichheld Ting Orthodontics will develop a personalized treatment plan that works for your smile goals.
Next, we’ll carefully attach a bracket to each of your teeth with special orthodontic glue - don’t worry, it is 100% safe! Then you’re ready for the connective wire that aligns your teeth over time.
By creating bends in this wire during your regular appointments, your smile will naturally shift into gear so you can cruise around Acton, Billerica, Lowell, or Westford with a grin you’re proud of. This entire process is called remodeling, and it gets the job done.
How Long is the Treatment Process?
It’s the question that every patient asks: “How long will it take for orthodontic treatment to correct my smile?” We wish we could give you a direct answer, but because everyone has a unique set of smile needs, there is no real one-size-fits-all treatment time.
Patients with mild conditions might not need to wear braces as long as someone with moderate or severe conditions, and we make sure to adjust your personalized plan accordingly. Treatment with metal braces is different for every single person.
It’s true that there’s no definitive answer to how long your treatment will last, but patients typically spend an average of 18 to 22 months in their metal braces from Reichheld Ting Orthodontics.
Some lucky patients are done with treatment after only six months! On the other hand, patients with more severe dental issues can wear braces for over three years.
Even though treatment times may vary, you may begin to see results in as little as a few months. The end goal will be worth it no matter how long the process takes for your smile.
Our multi-generational treatment team is filled with experts in crafting healthier, happier smiles that last a lifetime.
Learn More About Metal Braces
Visit one of our offices in Acton, Billerica, Lowell, or Westford to learn more about how we can treat your smile with metal braces. Sign up for a free consultation today!