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872 The Crescent, Colchester Business Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 9YQ
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We use two types of metal braces. The first is a type of fixed metal brace which uses small elastic rings to hold the orthodontic wire in position. These rings can be coloured & are very popular with our teenage patients. The colours can be changed at each visit. If you don’t fancy colours then elastic rings which blend in with the brace can be used.

The second type of fixed metal brace doesn’t use elastic rings to secure the wire & therefore doesn’t have an option to be coloured. This type of fixe brace is better suited for certain types of bite problem. It is known as A Damon Appliance. Your orthodontist will advise which is best for you.

What Our Patients Say

  • I had the fixed brace, which is otherwise known as the train tracks. I was nervous before I had my first consultation but afterwards they put me at ease and I was very ready for my brace. I would strongly recommend this place to anyone. - Shelmadine, Patient
  • At Colchester Orthodontics centre our ethos is quite simply to provide outstanding specialist orthodontic treatment combined with outstanding patient care. - Gareth Davies, Principal Orthodontist
  • Before I had my braces on, my teeth were horrendous. Every part of the process is explained to you and they make you feel so comfortable at Colchester Orthodontics - Rachel, Patient
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