Types of Braces


invisalign.pngDr. Allen proudly offers Invisalign, the clear alternative to braces. Using a series of clear, removable and comfortable set of aligners, Invisalign works hard to straighten your teeth and twice as hard to keep others from noticing.

Ceramic Braces (Clear)

clear.pngClarity™ Ceramic Brackets, developed by 3M Unitek, are clear brackets that "blend in" with the teeth and are virtually invisible for our patients who are concerned about esthetics during their orthodontic care.

Incognito™ (Behind the Teeth)

incognito1.pngThese unique braces are created using state-of-the-art technology and are customized to the shape of your teeth and to your dental situation. Lingual braces are placed behind your teeth and are therefore "hidden' to other people. You get efficient, effective tooth movement and great aesthetics.

Metal Braces (Silver)

metal_thin.pngTraditional metal braces are still a popular choice. Metal braces are the most common type. They are made of high-grade stainless steel. Today's metal braces are smaller, more comfortable and more attractive.