ABOUT DAMON BRACES
The technology of the braces that we’re using is incredible. It allows teeth to move very rapidly with very little pressure.
Dr. Andrews and The ‘A’ Team use the Damon System rather than traditional braces
This system is an innovative way of perfecting each patient’s smile much faster and with up to 700 times less pressure than the traditional braces. This
Exceptional Strength for Extraordinary Performance
Experience the extraordinary strength and performance of the all-metal Damon® 3MX passive self-ligation bracket. Part of the clinically proven Damon System, the Damon® 3MX features a body of beautifully sculpted steel that elevates results and efficiency to an entirely new level.
Passive self-ligation technology minimizes archwire friction, facilitating faster tooth movement
Award-winning stainless steel metal-injection molding for exceptional strength and durability
Easy-to-use slide mechanism with deep funnel and backstop for quick wire changes
self-ligation technology with low ligation force, minimizing frictional resistance for more efficient tooth movement
Smooth slot corners for reduced binding even in severe deflections
Ultra-smooth contours and rounded edges for maximum patient comfort and improved hygiene
Rhomboid-shaped bracket and pad with vertical scribe line for fast and accurate placement
Contoured base design for strong, reliable bond retention
Damon Clear vs. Invisalign
|Damon Clear Braces||Invisalign|
|Is Everyone a Candidate?||Yes||No1|
|Quality of Results||Excellent. Effective at treating mild to severe crowding while delivering arch development and aligned teeth, bite and smile arc.||Can be effective at treating mild to moderate tooth crowding but does not treat as effectively as braces, according to clinical studies.2|
|Long-Term Results||Removable retainer at night may be recommended.||Higher relapse rate than braces.3 Removable aligner/retainer at night may be recommended.|
|Comfort||Damon System braces have been found to be more comfortable than traditional braces, according to clinical studies.4||May experience temporary discomfort for a few days at the beginning of each phase of treatment.5|
|Removable||Not removable, this means that Damon Clear is working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to move teeth quickly.||Removable but must be worn a minimum of 20-22 hours a day to be most effective.5|
|Speech Difficulty||No||May temporarily affect speech (e.g., lisp) during treatment.5|
|Cost||Ranges from $3,800 – $8,000 depending on treatment.||Ranges from $3,800 – $8,000 depending on treatment.5|
Invisalign is a registered trademark of Align Technology, Inc. Damon System/Ormco Corporation does not manufacture or license the Invisalign product. Damon System/Ormco Corporation is not endorsed, sponsored, affiliated or otherwise authorized by Align Technology, Inc.
- Neal D. Kravitz, Budi Kusnoto, Ellen BeGole, Ales Obrez, and Brent Agran South Riding, VA, White Plains, Md, and Chicago, Il; Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthod 2009; 135:27-35.
- Djeu G, Shelton C, Magazini A. Outcome assessment of Invisalign and traditional orthodontic treatment compared with the American Board of Orthodontics objective grading system. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics 2005; 128(3):292-298.
- Daniel Kuncioa D, Maganzinib A, Sheltonc C, Freemand K. Invisalign and traditional orthodontic treatment postretention outcomes compared using the American Board of Orthodontics objective grading system. Angle Orthodontist, Vol 77, No 5, 2007.
- Berger J. Self-ligation in the year 2000, a comparative assessment of conventional ligation and self-ligation bracket systems. Journal of Clinical Orthodontics 2000.
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WHY WOULD YOU CHOOSE US OVER ANY OTHER ORTHODONTIC OFFICE IN TOWN
It’s pretty simple really. It’s all about YOU, welcoming, inclusive and extraordinary. It’s our promise and our quest to give you our best. We are committed to continue to be better every step of the way from start to finish with smiles that make it all worthwhile!