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What are Dental Braces?

Carter Orthodontics Braces Treatment

Braces treatment is a common method for straightening teeth and correcting misalignments of the jaw. The advantages of braces treatment include:

  1. Correcting bite issues: Braces can realign the jaws and teeth to correct overbites, underbites, crossbites, and other bite issues.
  2. Straightening teeth: Braces can align crooked or crowded teeth and correct gaps between teeth.
  3. Improving oral health: Straightening the teeth can make it easier to clean and maintain good oral hygiene, reducing the risk of tooth decay and gum disease.
  4. Enhancing self-esteem and confidence: A straighter, more attractive smile can boost self-esteem and confidence.
  5. Durable and long-lasting results: Braces treatment, when done correctly, provides long-lasting results that can last a lifetime with proper maintenance.
  6. Customizable: Braces can be customized to each patient’s needs, depending on the severity of their case.
  7. A variety of options: Braces come in a variety of options, including traditional metal braces, ceramic braces, lingual braces, and clear aligners like Invisalign.

It’s important to note that braces treatment requires a high level of commitment and compliance from the patient. Regular appointments with an orthodontist are necessary throughout the treatment process, and it can take several months to a few years to see the final results.

Carter Orthodontics - Treatment Cost

Braces Treatment
starting at


(>10 years of age) 24 months treatment
*Forever Aligned Club membership required (includes $1,000 Off)
**Insurance will be applied upon approval**
Phase I
starting at


Early Interceptive Treatment (<10 years of age)
*Forever Aligned Club membership required (fee include $500 Off $2,645)
**Insurance will be applied upon approval**
Phase II
starting at


(>10 years of age) 12 months treatment
Forever Aligned Club membership required (fee includes $500 Off $3,645)
**Insurance will be applied upon approval**
In-House Aligners
starting at


(>10 years of age) 12 months treatment
*Forever Aligned Club membership required (fee included $1.000 Off $3,445)
**Insurance will be applied upon approval**
FAC Aligners
Pay-As-You Go


$249 per arch
*Forever Aligned Club membership required
$495 / 10 Aligners
(per arch)


Braces are used by your orthodontist to help you improve the look and feel of your smile. There are several different types of braces to choose from, including:
– Traditional metal braces
– Clear braces
– Ceramic braces
– Lingual braces
– Self-ligating braces
– Invisible braces

Children who grow up with crooked or buck teeth often face ridicule that leads to insecurities. Unfortunately, the bias doesn’t seem to disappear with adolescence. Either way – whether braces are medically necessary or cosmetically necessary – both are good reasons to give your child braces

If your child is getting regular dental visits, your dentist will be able to determine when it’s time for minor intervention or a full evaluation for braces. Here are some signs that a child is likely to benefit from braces: Early, late, or irregular loss of baby teeth. Difficulty in chewing or biting.

Patients with orthodontic problems can benefit from treatment at nearly any age. An ideal time for placement of braces is between 10 and 14 years of age, while the head and mouth are still growing and teeth are more conducive to straightening.

Braces do not often hurt though you may feel a small amount of discomfort for a couple days as your teeth, gums, cheeks, and mouth get used to your new braces.

Anywhere between 6-30 months, but 365 Braces & Aligners take less than a year (365 days)!

Yes! In fact, it’s even more important that patients receiving orthodontic treatment visit their dentist regularly. With braces, food may be caught in places that your toothbrush can’t reach. This causes bacteria to build up that can lead to cavities, gingivitis, and gum disease. Your dentist will work closely with your orthodontist to make sure that your teeth stay clean and healthy while wearing braces.

Clear aligners are a type of orthodontic treatment that uses a series of clear, removable plastic trays to gradually straighten teeth. They are an alternative to traditional metal braces. Clear aligners are custom-made for each patient using 3D computer imaging technology and are worn for about 22 hours a day. The aligners apply gentle pressure to the teeth to gradually shift them into the desired position. Clear aligners are typically changed out every one to two weeks as the teeth gradually move into the desired position.

Clear aligners are used as an alternative to traditional braces, and are designed to help guide teeth into proper position. Just like braces, clear aligners use gradual force to control tooth movement, but without any metal wires or brackets. The aligners are made with a strong plastic material that has been fabricated to fit your mouth. As treatment progresses you switch aligners. Each aligner is a little different, so your teeth move a little more with every change.

Aligners are worn for at least 20 hours each day, and you’ll receive a new aligner every two weeks. The length of your treatment depends on the severity of your case, and treatment can take anywhere from six months to two years.

Case Study

Case study SH

Achieving Dental Harmony: A Braces Treatment Case Study Introduction: In this case study, we will explore a patient’s experience with braces treatment conducted by Dr. Carter, an accomplished orthodontist practicing in Augusta, GA. Braces are a proven orthodontic solution for correcting various dental irregularities. We will follow the patient’s journey, starting from the initial consultation… Read More »Case study SH

Case study MD

Patient Name: Michael D. Age: 19 Patient Background:  Initial Dental Condition: Crowded teeth, overbite Case Study: Initial Consultation: Michael visited Dr. Carter’s orthodontic office in Aiken, SC, for an initial consultation. During the consultation, Dr. Carter conducted a thorough examination, including a visual assessment, X-rays, and impressions of Michael’s teeth. The examination revealed crowding and… Read More »Case study MD

Case study

Case Study: Orthodontic Treatment with Braces Patient Profile: Name: Emily Age: 24 years Orthodontic Concern: Misaligned teeth, overcrowding, overbite Introduction: Emily, a 24-year-old teenager, presented to our orthodontic clinic with concerns regarding the alignment and appearance of her teeth. Upon examination, it was evident that she had misaligned teeth, overcrowding, and an overbite. After a… Read More »Case study

Case Study: Braces Treatment

Patient: Sarah J. Age: 21 years old Treatment: Braces (traditional metal)   Initial Assessment: Sarah had a moderate case of crowding and spacing issues in her upper and lower teeth. Her bite was also misaligned, which made it difficult for her to chew properly.   Treatment Plan: After a thorough examination by Dr. Carter, Sarah’s… Read More »Case Study: Braces Treatment

Braces Blog

What a big day for Rodriquez! He got his braces off and is so happy with his new smile! Remember to protect your investment and wear your retainers!

Congrats to Autumn

With her new braces on, Autumn’s smile shines brighter than ever! We gladly welcome her to Carter Orthodontics, where we’re committed to creating beautiful smiles.

Dontevius got his braces on

Getting braces can be an exciting experience and it’s great that Dontevius got his braces on before school starts! That way, he can avoid missing any important classes during the school year. Welcome to Carter Orthodontics!

Congrats to Dashana

We love Dashana’s new smile and we know she does too! Sometimes, braces take a couple of days to get used to but here are a few things you can do to help adjust. Here are some tips that can help you adjust to your new braces: Stick to soft foods: Eating soft foods like… Read More »Congrats to Dashana