The Clear Choice for Straight Smiles
Your discreet treatment plan starts with clear braces from Griffin & Errera Orthodontics. This alternative to traditional metal braces combines strength and durability with a natural look that will make treatment a breeze.
LightForce Ceramic Braces
At Griffin & Errera Orthodontics, we offer LightForce clear braces treatment that’s as unique as a fingerprint. Dr. Griffin and Dr. Errera use this cutting-edge treatment to give you a more comfortable and efficient experience in our Middleburg, Warrenton, and Culpeper offices.
The Future of Tooth Straightening
LightForce braces from Griffin & Errera Orthodontics give you a custom fit for your smile, meaning less discomfort, straighter teeth, and a quicker time spent in treatment.
LightForce is the next generation of tooth straightening: it’s more efficient, more personalized, and more convenient than any other treatment option.
How LightForce Works
Thanks to smaller components and its polycrystalline (tooth-colored) material, you’ll barely notice these braces in your mouth. Plus, these LightForce clear braces feel more comfortable and work more efficiently at moving your teeth compared to traditional braces.
The nearly-invisible look of LightForce clear braces makes them an excellent option for older teens and adult patients at Griffin & Errera Orthodontics who’d like to straighten their teeth without standing out with metal braces.
3M™ Clarity Ceramic Brackets
Dr. Griffin and Dr. Errera offer 3M Clarity ceramic braces to patients looking for a more natural treatment option than traditional metal braces. Similar to metal braces, 3M Clarity braces use a system of brackets and wires to align your smile over time.
What’s the difference between 3M Clarity braces and traditional metal braces? These brackets are made of tooth-colored ceramic material, giving you the ability to blend in with the crowd while straightening your teeth.
How Do 3M Clarity Braces Work?
3M Clarity braces use brackets with rounded edges and feel more comfortable than traditional metal braces. These clear brackets are natural enough to blend in with your smile, strong enough to straighten any malocclusion, and comfortable enough that you’ll forget you’re wearing braces.
Metal Braces vs. Clear Braces
Clear braces from Griffin & Errera Orthodontics are an excellent option for patients of all ages looking to straighten their smile without attracting notice. When you’re deciding between clear and metal braces, here’s what you need to know.
Both braces work the same, using brackets and archwires to straighten your teeth throughout your treatment. The brackets on metal braces are made of stainless steel, a slightly more durable material than clear ceramic. However, both clear and metal braces are strong enough to benefit even the most severe orthodontic issues.
You may be worried about ceramic braces staining, but advancements in modern orthodontics have virtually made staining a thing of the past.
All you need to do to take care of your clear braces is maintain your regular hygiene routine, pay extra attention to the space around your brackets when brushing, and enjoy the benefits of a natural smile!