Damon Clear Smiles
If you prefer a more subtle approach to braces than metal with colors, there is finally a clear brace available that is completely clear without requiring a metal slot, metal gate or a clear tie mechanism that can stain. Unlike previous generations, these braces stay clear and strong throughout the entire course of treatment.
In our practice, we want our patients to be able to choose freely between metal and clear braces based on their personal style. Our orthodontic fee is based on the solely on the level of difficulty to finish with the teeth in an ideal position which means that the price is the same regardless of which way you choose your teeth (clear braces, metal braces, Invisalign).
Unparalleled Damon System Experience
Drs. Jasmine Gorton and Bill Schmohl were both directly involved in the development of this beautiful, revolutionary bracket and were the first orthodontists in Marin to offer it to their patients when it became available in 2010. At that time they already had extensive experience with the metal version of the Damon brackets.
What is the Damon System?
The Damon System involves the use of passive self-ligating braces. The goal of this type of treatment is to allow the teeth to align with less pressure than prior teeth straightening methods required.
The process starts with a light, high technology arch-wire without the use of elastic o-rings. These wires are held in place by small sliding mechanisms and stops that hold the wires safely in place. As time passes, the teeth will begin to move into proper position and heavier wires are gradually substituted until the patient’s smile is a perfect smile with a functional bite.
Why Damon Clear Braces?
Damon Clear is part of the innovative Damon System, which combines tieless braces with high technology archwires that are clinically proven to move teeth quickly and comfortably.
Damon Clear uses tieless braces that don’t need to be “tightened” and are gentle to the teeth and tissues. Other styles of braces use elastics or active clips that can bind archwires in place. Clinical studies show that orthodontic treatment provided with the Damon System was perceived to be more comfortable by patients than orthodontic treatment done with traditional braces.
Easy to Keep Clean
Clinical studies indicate that the elastomeric rings of traditional braces collect more bacteria and plaque which, can lead to the development of permanent white marks on the teeth in the areas around the braces. Unlike traditional clear braces, Damon Clear does not use elastomeric rings, so your braces are easier to keep clean.
Damon Clear Braces are nearly invisible and have rounded corners to make them more comfortable than traditional braces during the treatment process. These braces are designed to help move the teeth in a quicker, more efficient manner in order to shorten the length of treatment.
Disclaimer : Cases shown in this link are examples only. For patients treated by Drs. Gorton and Schmohl, please see our Before and After page.
Damon Clear Braces