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Metal Braces in Phoenix & Gilbert

If you’re a parent who’s looking for a Phoenix orthodontist or a Gilbert orthodontist to correct your child’s smile with dental braces, also referred to as metal braces, Team Orthodontics is here to help.

We’ll answer all of your questions about metal braces and the help prepare you for the experience of wearing them. We’ll create the right treatment plan for you and your family.

Why Choose Team Orthodontics in Phoenix & Gilbert

When most people think of dental braces, they envision traditional metal braces…

Despite recent advancements in braces technology, metal braces are still hands-down the most popular option for dental braces. Metal braces have seen their fair share of advancements in recent years with a significant reduction in size, shorter treatment periods, and a more effective smile correction. These improvements, along with advancements in archwire technology, have also enhanced the comfort and hygiene of metal brace wearers.


Orthodontic Care for Metal Braces

The proper orthodontic treatment with dental braces can do many positive things for your child including improved overall health, improved speech, better digestion, and of course, a boost to their self-esteem.

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If you’re looking to have a little fun while you improve your smile, metal braces allow you to change the colors of your brackets at every appointment. You can support your favorite team or coordinate with upcoming holidays!

Frequently Asked Questions About Metal Braces

At what age should I consider dental braces for my child?

The American Association of Orthodontics (AAO) recommends that children receive their first orthodontic screening by the age of seven. This can help your orthodontist plan future treatments as your child’s baby teeth give way to permanent ones. Most children are typically fitted for dental braces between the ages of eight and fourteen.

What is the cost of dental braces?

The cost of orthodontic treatment with traditional dental braces will vary depending on the severity of the correction needed for your child. The cost of dental braces typically runs from $3,000 to $8,000 for a typical patient in the Phoenix area.

Learn more about the cost of braces here!

How long will my child have to wear dental braces?

Depending on the severity of the correction needed, your child may be wearing dental braces anywhere from 6 months up to 3 years. Dr. Danyluk and Team Orthodontics utilize exclusive advanced technology that is clinically proven to shorten the time braces are worn by up to 50%. To learn more visit our accelerated orthodontics page!

How often will I have to come in for an appointment?

Once the metal braces are in, orthodontist appointments are usually scheduled once every 6 to 10 weeks.

Are metal braces painful?

Technology for metal braces has come a long way in recent years with advancements being made in regards to metal braces that used to cause discomfort. Modern brackets are smaller, less noticeable, and much more comfortable than the metal braces of the past. Improved technology in archwires has also helped increase comfort and reduce treatment times.

Are there metal braces alternatives that I can get?

Yes! Today there are many different kinds of brace alternatives that you can choose from. Most people go with traditional metal braces but there are options for braces alternatives including lingual braces, clear teeth aligners, and Invisalign.


We invite you to take advantage of our free consultation to see if traditional metal braces are an orthodontic treatment solution for you!

Contact Team O

Team Orthodontics has two conveniently located offices in Ahwatukee and Gilbert. Orthodontist Ken Danyluk, D.M.D. oversees all orthodontic treatment at both locations.




Team Orthodontics proudly provides orthodontic treatment for metal braces in Ahwatukee and Gilbert