Traditional Metal Braces in Littleton, CO

Traditional metal braces have been around for decades and have proven successful for several patients. This orthodontic method has the ability to correct a variety of alignment issues in a cost-effective manner. If you’re searching for affordable braces in Littleton, Summit Family Orthodontics is your go-to. Our experienced orthodontist, Dr. Jack Allen, and our professional team are passionate about straightening smiles and boosting self-confidence. Call to schedule your braces consultation today!

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Treatment Process

Metal braces use wires and brackets to strategically reposition your smile over an extended period of time. During your initial consultation, we’ll discuss your smile goals and map out a treatment timeline to achieve them. Then, our team will take impressions of your top and bottom rows of teeth, inspect your bite, and place your metal brackets and wires. You’ll visit our office for follow-up exams approximately every six weeks, where we will make any adjustments and advise you on how to wear your rubber bands if you have bite misalignment. Once treatment is complete, we recommend you wear retainers to maintain the new positions of your teeth.

Cost of Traditional Braces

In comparison to other treatments, traditional metal braces are typically the most affordable orthodontic method. At Summit Family Orthodontics, we offer a variety of payment options to make affordable braces a reality for your family. We happily accept dental insurance and we’re happy to keep track of your claims for you. We also offer our in-house rewards program and offer additional financing through CareCredit®. Don’t let cost concerns stand in the way of your dream smile!

Braces FAQs

What are the benefits of metal braces?

Perhaps the most notable benefit of metal braces is their wide range of treatable cases. This orthodontic method can correct even the most severe orthodontic issues, including spacing, overcrowding, underbites, overbites, and much more.

When should I get traditional metal braces instead of another orthodontic treatment?

Each case is unique and the best orthodontic method for your smile is determined on a case-by-case basis. Things to consider include budget, the severity of your misalignment, and how quickly you would like to see results.

About how long does the braces treatment take?

Most patients wear braces for about one to two years. At your first visit with our skilled orthodontist, Dr. Allen, we’ll be able to more accurately determine your treatment timeline.

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