Kenilworth Dental Associates
658 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 210, Towson, MD 21204

What’s the Dental Difference between Invisalign and Metal Braces?

Today, it’s easy to have straighter teeth and a better smile with braces. The two most popular types are the clear braces called Invisalign® and the traditional metal braces. See which braces will give you the very best smile.

Types of Treatment

Braces work wonders at straightening teeth, improving dental function, shifting teeth into an ideal position, correcting bite misalignment, and enhancing the appearance of your smile. One of your main orthodontic options is traditional metal braces, while the main alternative to metal braces is the clear braces known as Invisalign.

See the Beauty of Invisalign

Even though it’s a relatively newer treatment, Invisalign has proved to be a very effective way to discreetly straighten teeth and repair simple dental problems. Invisalign uses a set of clear plastic trays to shift teeth into position. While metal braces are attached to the teeth, this alternative to metal braces is removable to make eating, brushing, and flossing easier. The clear look makes them practically invisible, which makes them ideal for people who are self-conscious about wearing braces. Since Invisalign is so discreet, it has become very popular, so it’s very easy to find an Invisalign provider near you. The main advantages of these clear braces include:

  • Extremely effective
  • Invisible
  • Allows people to wear braces and without any social discomfort
  • Ideal for maintaining an attractive appearance while straightening teeth
  • Doesn’t affect speech
  • Greater comfort since there aren’t any sharp metal brackets and wires
  • Ideal for simple dental issues

Get a Look at Metal Braces

For many decades, traditional metal braces have been used to effectively straighten out teeth and correct complicated dental problems. Metal braces use brackets and wires attached into teeth to move them into their proper position. The biggest benefits of metal braces include:

  • Very effective
  • Works faster at closing gaps and straightening crooked teeth
  • Best for complex dental cases

To make the right dental decision, see an orthodontist who is also a licensed Invisalign provider to determine which braces are best for your smile.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Towson, call Kenilworth Dental Associates today at (410) 616-7981 or make an appointment.

Kenilworth Dental Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Towson. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Kenilworth Dental Associates, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Kenilworth Dental Associates.

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Excellent care from hygienist, Pam and Dr. Windsor. Also receptionist Rosa always gives very fine service.
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On time, professional work and easy check out.
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Excellent staff and dentists. Everyone is so kind and patient. They know their stuff and take their time to make sure everything goes well. I’m very pleased with them. And the office itself is very […]
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the team is very nice.
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I work in Annapolis, and the people here don’t generally travel to Towson for a dentist.
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I went there when for most of the years I worked in Towson so it was convenient, but I started going there a long time ago and have always been happy with the service.
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So nice and none judgemental or critical like other offices I have been too.
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The trust in and competence of the dental hygienist who cleans my teeth. The professional yet warm atmosphere of everyone in the office and throughout the setting.
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The team is amazing. Everyone is so nice and they have great hours. They use the newest technology and are so knowledgeable when you have a questions.
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 7:15 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:15 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (410) 616-7981
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