Types of Braces

At Gellerman Orthodontics, we offer a range of braces types that would best suit the needs of our patients: Ceramic: Ceramic braces are less noticeable on the teeth because of its white color. The brackets gradually realign your teeth the same way traditional metal braces would. Metal: Metal braces are the most common type that has been used to straighten teeth for decades. Made of […]

Braces for Children

When Should My Child Get Braces? It varies from one child to another, which is one reason that an orthodontic evaluation at around age 7 is so important. During this evaluation, Dr. Gellerman can look for issues that could lead to serious orthodontic problems later if they’re untreated. Some kids may need two-phase orthodontic treatment […]

Braces for Teens

How long will I have to wear braces? It’s one of the first questions many teens ask: “How long do I have to wear braces?” The exact length of treatment depends on several important things, including: Early Treatment: For some patients, two-phase treatment is needed, and whether you had early treatment or not can impact […]

Braces for Adults

Why Braces? The Reasons Why Adults Consider Orthodontic Treatment There are many reasons that more and more men and women are choosing to have orthodontic treatment as adults, including: Aesthetics A straight smile can enhance your whole face, helping you look and feel more attractive. Tooth Decay and Gum Disease With orthodontic treatment, your jaw […]

Braces FAQs

Thinking about braces, but wondering if they’re really the best choice for you? There are a few things that may help you decide. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions from Gellerman Orthodontics patients. What Types of Food Should I Avoid With Braces? When you have braces, there are a few eating habits […]