Dr. Grimshaw has years of experience and training at offering traditional and clear braces for adults, teenagers, and children. She will first examine the face, teeth and airways. Based on the results as well as the age of the patient, Dr. Grimshaw will determine whether clear or traditional braces are the best option.
Traditional braces are sometimes the best option, particularly when there is severe misalignment of the teeth or jaw. Luckily, there are options for wire braces are more comfortable than in the past. Dr. Grimshaw offers mini-twin brackets. These braces are 30 percent smaller than traditional wire braces, making them more comfortable to wear and aesthetic.
Dr. Grimshaw also provides self-ligating braces. These braces have special clips that join the braces together. With self-ligating braces there is no need for rubber bands, which makes them more comfortable than wire braces. They also require fewer visits to the dentist.
Dr. Grimshaw has years of experience in orthodontics so no matter what the orthodontic issue is, she is excellent at helping find the best treatment so that you or your child can achieve a beautiful and functional smile.