Types of Braces

Topeka & Lawrence KS Orthodontists

Here at Hamilton & Wilson Orthodontics, we know that each patient is unique. That’s why it is important to us to offer a wide variety of types of braces in order to meet each individual patients needs. The types of braces we have available to our Topeka and Lawrence, KS, patients include Damon Clear braces, Invisalign, ceramic braces, traditional metal braces, and retainers. Drs. Hamilton, Wilson and Hendrickson will perform a comprehensive analysis in order to determine which type of treatment will best help you. If there are multiple treatment options that will grant your perfect smile, the choice of which one to utilize is up to you! Learn more about our types of braces below.

Invisalign ®

For patients who want a teeth straightening treatment option that is removable, Hamilton and Wilson Orthodontics is happy to provide Invisalign clear aligners. Invasalign works by utilizing a clear, removable aligner that is custom made to fit your mouth. Teeth are straightened little by little through the use of successive aligners until a healthy, stunning smile is achieved. Dr. Hamilton and Dr. Wilson are certified Invaslign Topeka and Lawrence KS orthodontists.

Damon Brackets

Damon brackets are an alternative to traditional metal braces. They utilize an innovative sliding door style bracket that promotes self legation. This process can potentially shorten treatment times as well as be more comfortable for the patient.

Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces are constructed out of a translucent tooth colored material that is much less noticeable than metal brackets. This heightened aesthetic appeal is much more popular with adult patients, as they are very difficult to see unless closely examined.

Metal Braces

The most common type of bracket, metal braces are constructed from high grade stainless steel. The continuing advancement of orthodontic science has led to the construction of much smaller and more comfortable metal braces, which are more comfortable and aesthetically pleasing. Metal braces are commonly “dressed up” with different color elastics, which your Topeka and Lawrence orthodontist can change at each appointment.


If only minor tooth movement is needed to correct your smile, your Hamilton and Wilson orthodontist may recommend the administration of retainers. Retainers for the upper and/or lower teeth are available.

Get Started On Your Smile Today!

Thank you for choosing Hamilton & Wilson Orthodontics! If you have any questions about our treatment options, or would like to schedule a complimentary consultation, contact us today. Come join our orthodontic family and see how we can help your smile!

2235 SW Westport Dr. • Topeka, KS 66614 • 785-272-3722 phone • 800-909-2738 toll free
4910 Corporate Centre Drive, Suite 100 • Lawrence, KS 66047 • 785-843-3183 phone

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