Damon Braces

What are Damon Braces?

Damon Braces are a discrete option for straightening teeth in comparison to conventional braces, and are a good alternative to lingual braces. Damon braces use a very thin metal brace consisting of small individual brackets.

The small brackets sit on the front of teeth for successful alignment, and uses friction-free technology to make the braces one of the most comfortable options available. You can see a visible difference between Damon braces and conventional metal braces due to their discrete nature.

What does treatment involve?

After an initial discussion with the dentist regarding the suitability of the treatment the Damon braces will be fixed to your teeth. The procedure does not take long and you can have your Damon braces fixed in a single visit. The dentist will advise you in regards to good oral hygiene and the best way to look after your Damon braces.

What are the advantages of Damon braces?

  • Damon braces are self-ligating to make them more comfortable
  • The braces offer a greater level of hygiene than conventional braces
  • The length of treatment is quicker than that of conventional braces
  • Damon braces are discrete

What are the disadvantages of Damon Braces?

  • The small metal brackets are more visible than other 'invisible' braces
  • It is more costly than conventional metal braces
  • You may require additional visits to the dentist
  • You may require after-care consultations

How long does treatment take?

There are various factors which determine the overall treatment time for Damon braces. On average people wear the Damon braces for around 6 months depending on the amount of work needed to align your teeth. The treatment time is much faster in comparison to traditional metal braces.

How much does treatment cost?

The cost for Damon braces comes down to a host of factors, including the dental practice where you choose to have treatment and the level of expertise of their respective dentist. An expert dentist in the area, for example, will likely charge more for their expertise. There may also be additional costs for after-care consultations with the dentist. Your dentist will advise you about costs during a consultation for treatment.