Types of Braces

Metal Braces

metalMetal braces are the most common type. They are made of high-grade stainless steel. Today's metal braces are smaller, more comfortable and more attractive.

Ceramic Braces

ceramicCeramic braces are made of translucent (clear) material. They are most popular with adult patients, due to their cosmetic appeal. The only drawback to ceramic brackets is that they are more fragile, and the elastic ties can discolor between orthodontic visits.

Invisalign®

invisalignThe Invisalign® System is a series of clear overlay templates—called aligners—that have been generated by computer simulation to gradually move the teeth. This system is available to adult patients with certain orthodontic bite problems. Ask us if you are a candidate for the Invisalign® system.

Invisalign® Teen

invisalign teenLet Invisalign® Teen help perfect your smile using clear aligners so your teenage memories can be captured with confidence. Invisalign Teen aligners are removable and virtually invisible, which means you can straighten your teeth without anyone knowing.  You can brush and floss normally to maintain healthy gums and teeth.

 

Dr. Thomas W. Butterfoss and Dr. Jennifer L. Butterfoss Barton

  • Grafton - 4310 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Grafton, VA 23692 Phone: 757-898-5448 Fax: 757-898-4187
  • Hampton - 2111 Hartford Rd., Hampton, VA 23666 Phone: 757-838-3400
  • Gloucester - 3224 George Washington Memorial Hwy., Gloucester, VA 23072 Phone: 804-993-7500

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