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different kinds of braces

Difference Between San Juan Capistrano Braces

We’ve got so many braces to choose from, but which one is right for you?

Most of our patients are unaware that there’s such choice between types of braces. They assume there’s only one option, and you have no say in the matter. Well, at Braces San Juan Capistrano, we offer you four different varieties to have a look at and decide which one is best for you. Each one is slightly different to the other, and you might benefit from wearing one particular kind.

Metal Braces

These are the traditional braces everyone assumes they have to wear. We’ve fitted patients with metal braces in the 92675 area for quite some time, so we know the pros and cons of them. One of the main advantages is that they’re made of an incredibly sturdy material, meaning there’s almost no chance of them breaking. Plus, you can choose whatever color metal braces you like, which can be fun for children.

The downside is that metal braces can hurt a bit, but any pain can be relieved with some adjustments. Furthermore, they’re the most visible, meaning they’re not a great option for image-conscious adults.

Clear Braces

Clear braces are very similar to metal ones but with one obvious cosmetic difference; they’re clear. This means they blend into your teeth and are harder to spot, particularly from a distance. They work the same as metal braces but can be less sturdy, meaning the risk of breaking them is higher. To add to this, the cosmetic benefits come at a higher price than metal ones too.

However, if you want braces that aren’t easily visible, then these may be a great option for you.

Invisible Braces

Our practice also offers Invisalign® Invisible Braces as an option. These differ dramatically from all the other choices as they’re removable. You’re given ‘aligners’ which resemble a typical retainer. While they may look completely different, they function in the same way and provide great results. Plus, they’re completely invisible and less painful than all other braces.

The only downside is the cost. Invisalign® is the most expensive option as it’s an incredible technology that gives your invisible braces.

Lingual Braces

Finally, we have lingual braces San Juan Capistrano, which are very similar to metal braces. The difference here is that they’re fixed behind your teeth, instead of in front of them. This means they’re harder to see, which is a great benefit to many people.

Again, this comes at a cost as the materials involved with lingual braces are expensive. Furthermore, the act of fitting them requires more time, which also means more money.

Any of these options will help straighten your teeth and fix your smile. If you’re looking for great orthodontic treatment, then call us today on 949-446-1589. We will book you a consultation with one of our orthodontists, where you can discuss the best brace option for you. From here, you can begin treatment and wave goodbye to your crooked teeth forever. What are you waiting for? Pick up the phone!


★★★★★I had a wonderful experience at this office. Everything went very smoothly, from scheduling an appointment to the procedure. They even checked in with me a few days after the procedure to make sure I was doing ok at home. I needed to get a lot of work done, and the staff was very helpful in guiding me through what the best way was to go through my dental insurance to minimize out-of-pocket cost. Would highly recommend.
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★★★★★Braces San Juan Capistrano is an amazing practice staffed by some of the best dental professionals in the valley. The front end staff is great and very nice as well; moreover, The doctors are just plain fantastic. They educate you and help you understand what is exactly going on in your mouth. They give you the knowledge you need to make the best decisions for your teeth.
I love Braces San Juan Capistrano and I would recommend them to everyone!
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★★★★★ I brought my eight year old daughter to Braces San Juan Capistrano, and without reservation, this is the BEST orthodontics office she has ever been to. My daughter always sees Dr. Akhavan and thinks he is fantastic in both her expertise and personality. The entire office is extremely friendly and very helpful. If you need a dentist, this is where you should go. From the moment we enter the front door until we close the door behind us, our experience has been 100% positive! Try them, you'll see!
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