Metal orthodontics

Ceramic orthodontics

Success is the sum of each bracket correcting a smile.

What is orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a dental specialty that seeks to correct the position of the jaws, arches and teeth through the use of brackets. In addition to improving dental esthetics, this treatment prevents crowding, restores bite problems and prevents periodontal disease. Both children, adolescents and adults can undergo this treatment after a dental evaluation to determine the type, duration and cost of braces, achieving better oral health and aesthetic appearance.

Main problems that can be corrected by orthodontics

The objective of orthodontics is to correct dental malposition. dental malposition. This malposition can can occur in different ways


It occurs when, when biting, the lower teeth are positioned in front of the upper teeth, generating an incorrect occlusion.

Dental crowding

Dental crowding occurs when the teeth are not correctly aligned, being poorly positioned or rotated within the dental arch.

Open bite

This condition occurs when, when closing the mouth, the front or back teeth do not come into contact, leaving an open space between them.

Spreading or diastemas

These are spaces that can form between two teeth due to the lack of a tooth or the lack of total occupation of the space in the dentition.


Overbite is characterized by excessive protrusion of the upper front teeth over the lower teeth, often caused by hereditary factors.

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It occurs when the line between the upper anterior teeth and the upper teeth and the line of the lower anterior teeth does not coincide exactly.

Conventional Orthodontics and Esthetic Orthodontics Which one to choose?

Currently, orthodontic treatments are divided into conventional and esthetic. The difference is that conventional orthodontics uses metal brackets, while esthetic orthodontics uses porcelain brackets, which resemble the color of the tooth to be less visible.

Close-up dental braces on teeth. Orthodontic Treatment

Metal Orthodontics

This is traditional orthodontics. It is composed of small metal brackets. These are small pieces of metal that are individually individually placed on each tooth and are each tooth and are joined together by a very a very thin metal wire called an archwire. archwire.

Complete dental correction

Metal orthodontics modifies the shape, position and mobility of the teeth, achieving a comprehensive correction in the oral area.

Improved masticatory function

The treatment aims to achieve a dental position that allows proper masticatory function and balanced interdental contacts.

Aesthetic improvement of the smile

In addition to the functional benefits, metal orthodontics contributes to improving the aesthetics of the smile, achieving visible and aesthetically satisfactory results.

Benefits of metal orthodontics

If you cannot afford other more expensive treatments, it is a good option. It solves any dental problem at a much more economical price.

They are stronger than ceramic brackets or the Invisaling method, for example. example.

Improve the position of the teeth and thus the functionality of the mouth

Unlike other brackets made with other materials, the metal does not stain with drinks or food, even if you wear the brackets for a long time.

They prevent dental crowding or crowded teeth.


Ceramic Orthodontics

It is a much more discreet orthodontic discreet than conventional brackets. It is composed by small ceramic brackets, these are ceramic brackets, these are made from materials similar to porcelain, so they have a whitish or semitransparent porcelain, so they have a whitish or semitransparent color, resembling the color of the teeth.


Porcelain brackets treat a variety of dental conditions, such as improper bite, crowding and dental spacing

Complete treatment

They address a variety of dental problems, from crowding to overbite, to achieve satisfactory results.

Efficiency in tooth movement

Porcelain brackets apply gradual pressure to achieve an attractive, aligned smile.

Discreet aesthetics

Their white color makes them less visible, providing an aesthetic appearance during treatment.

Benefits of ceramic orthodontics

Nearly imperceptible, ideal for patients who value appearance during treatment

Same effect as metal brackets, they only differ in the material.

Withstand force without staining, efficiently moving teeth

Ceramic brackets are aesthetically pleasing and slightly more expensive than metal brackets.

They cause less gum irritation and are resistant to breakage.

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