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LightForce Braces pairs the latest technology with advanced teeth straightening for the world's first 3D printed braces. These custom-fit braces are designed for every single tooth to ensure optimal function and esthetics. 3D printed on machines that are designed to produce parts for jet engines and space travel, LightForce Braces are the most advanced braces in the Pittsburgh area and the world! If you or your teen have been recommended orthodontic treatment, it's time to learn more about LightForce Braces.
Unlike traditional braces, which are pre-fabricated, LightForce BRaces are designed to accommodate every tooth in your mouth for a comfortable, custom fit.
Save time with shorter treatment durations and fewer appointments compared to traditional braces.
With the custom-fit approach, you can enjoy healthier treatment outcomes with LightForce Braces.
Choose from the Cloud bracket, with a pop of solid white color, or go more discreet with the Light bracket, a translucent, clear bracket that is barely noticeable to the naked eye.
Learn more about LightForce Braces by reading through the common questions we get from patients.
First, an intra-oral scan of your mouth is completed at your initial consultation appointment. Dr. King then creates a digital treatment plan that is totally customized to your oral care needs. This means that every single tooth movement is pre-programmed from the outset. Using this information, your braces are manufactured utilizing 3D printing to accommodate each tooth’s shape and intended movement. Dr. King is also provided with 3D printed trays that are custom to your teeth to ensure your braces are placed in the exact positions needed for the most efficient and effective treatment.
LightForce Braces are composed of white ceramic. These white brackets provide you with the ability to dress up or dress down. You can also choose clear ligature bands or add a pop of color with colored ligature bands.
Once we’ve submitted your scan, we will also provide a suggested treatment plan within 48 hours to be reviewed by a doctor. Once the treatment plan has been approved, you can expect your braces to come within 4-6 weeks. When they arrive, we will schedule an appointment to place them on your teeth. Bonding the braces to the teeth takes about five minutes.
Luckily, the braces are shipped with a set of backup brackets. We can use these to replace your broken or lost bracket without the need to rescan since the brace is custom-made to your tooth’s anatomy, which does not change.
LightForce Braces offer a superior fit because they are 100% formed to the specific curves of each of your teeth.
There are no specific age ranges for LightForce Braces. Your orthodontist will evaluate your smile and determine which treatment option is best for you.
The brackets of the LightForce Braces will not stain. The adhesive used to bond them, and the clear elastic ties can stain. With good oral hygiene and by following your treatment plan, you can prevent staining.
Yes! With the 3-D printed, custom-fit braces, there is less of a risk that a bracket will pop off. With fewer emergencies interrupting your treatment, you can have a shorter treatment time.
Two convenient office locations in Wexford and Bridgeville to meet your needs.
For over 30 years, King Orthodontics has helped children and adult achieve confident, healthy smiles.
From Invisalign, Periodontics, and Two-Phase Treatment and more, King Orthodontics uses the best technology to serve their patients.
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