Poiset and Associates Pediatric Dental Group, A Professional Corporation

Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics

Mitchell Poiset DDS • Tracy Hagan DMD

Shay Brannan DDS • Jodi McGrady DMD

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Damon® Braces

Damon System for Adults | Before and After Photos | Damon System Costs | Damon System Testimonials | Damon System FAQs

Our office is pleased to offer our patients passive self-ligating Damon System braces. Damon braces use a slide mechanism to hold the archwire, reducing the amount of pressure exerted on the teeth and allowing the teeth to move more freely, quickly, and comfortably. Thanks to these innovative new braces, achieving your perfect smile can be faster and easier than you ever thought possible!

Self-ligating braces -- A world without elastic ties!

Self-ligating braces use a specialized clip in place of elastics to help the archwire guide teeth into place. These clips help reduce the amount of pressure being placed on the tooth and require fewer adjustments because there are no elastics to replace.

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The Damon System facilitates healthy tooth movement with complete control. By combining passive self-ligation and high-tech archwires, we can minimize discomfort and create beautiful smiles that last a lifetime!

Braces are the beginning, but the system makes the smile!

The Damon System is not just about revolutionary braces and wires; it's a whole new way of treating patients.

Technology

Damon passive self-ligating braces eliminate the need for elastic or metal "ties." With Damon tie-less braces you can experience treatment without tightening.

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Treatment Time

While the time needed in braces will vary from case to case, treatment time with the Damon System is typically much faster than with conventional braces. Also, far fewer appointments are required during treatment, making your Damon experience convenient and hassle-free.

Comfort

Even though the Damon System works so quickly, the use of gentle, low- friction force means less discomfort for you. Very light "shape memory" titanium wires are used, gently guiding your teeth to their ideal position.

Convenience

Damon braces are designed to be discreet, comfortable, and easy to keep clean. Without the elastic ties, which attract and collect plaque, Damon braces make dental hygiene easy during treatment. Plus, the Damon System is available in clear brackets for patients who want a great smile without sacrificing aesthetics.


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Damon System for Adults

The Damon System is based on a unique treatment philosophy that goes beyond a beautiful smile. Your doctor is trained to take the whole patient into account: the shape of your face, your profile, and what you will look like into your 40s, 50s, and beyond.

Damon System Bracelift

For adults, Damon System braces are not only about getting straight teeth, but also about turning back the clock to a more youthful appearance. Many people see a noticeable change not just in their teeth, but in their entire face, and it produces:

  • A fuller, wider smile
  • Better facial balance and aesthetics
  • Smoother cheek contours which make narrow smiles look fuller and more inviting
  • Fewer dark triangles within the corners of your mouth
  • Straighter, less crowded & crooked teeth
  • Improved profiles and a more youthful look at any age

Before and After Photos

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Invest in your smile

Having a beautiful, straight smile is more than just an investment in how you look; it's an investment in yourself. When you're proud to show off your smile, you have more confidence, self-esteem, and a better outlook on life.

The cost of braces or other orthodontic treatment should never keep you from achieving the smile you've always wanted. Because the cost of treatment using the Damon System of braces is usually comparable to the cost of traditional braces, a broader, fuller smile with great facial aesthetics may now be within your reach.

How much do Damon Braces cost?

Because the cost of braces varies with each individual case, only your doctor can truly determine the cost of braces based on your specific needs. Factors that can influence the cost of braces are case difficulty, length of treatment, and insurance coverage.

Insurance

Many dental insurance plans cover the cost of orthodontics including treatment with the Damon System. Insurance coverage varies so check with your provider to determine the extent of coverage for your treatment.

Payment Options

  • Affordable monthly payments available
  • Various payment arrangements to coincide with your Flex Plan needs
  • Most major credit cards accepted

Here's what some real Damon System users have to say!

"At first, I was uncomfortable with the thought of having braces at my age, but the results I saw from my Damon braces were so dramatic, I feel like I got a facelift! My friends and family say I look 10 years younger."
- Catherine (20 months, 12 appointments)

"Not only do I like my teeth, but I can see how a full smile has made a dramatic change in my whole face. It gives me a new sense of confidence."
- Tammy (19 months, 18 appointments)

"Before Damon, my brother had surgery to fix his underbite. I got a beautiful smile without surgery."
- Rachel (12 appointments)

"After years of living with my very crooked teeth, I was told I would need surgery to fix my smile. With the Damon System, surgery wasn't required. I never thought I could look this good, so comfortably, and in such a short amount of time."
- Andrew (20 months, 11 appointments)

"Now I look the way I always thought I should look."
- Ashley (22 months, 18 appointments)

"I noticed a change in both my appearance and my speech within just one month of treatment."
- Tony (16 months, 8 appointments)

"I expected straight teeth, but now people say I'm beautiful."
- Charlene (18 months, 11 appointments)

"I believe that using the Damon System is one of the best things a parent can do for their children. I feel we've given our son a gift that will last him a lifetime."
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Frequently Asked Questions

With the Damon System, we don't just align the teeth; we create beautiful smiles. Your doctor takes into account a number of factors when creating your treatment plan. The Damon System is designed to deliver results for a lifetime.

How long does treatment take?

Treatment time with the Damon System is typically much faster than with conventional braces. Also, far fewer appointments are required during treatment.

Since the Damon System works so quickly, does that mean it is harsh or unsafe?

No. In fact, what makes the Damon System work so quickly is its use of gentle, more biologically sensible forces than conventional braces. The low-friction nature of the system assures improved tooth position and improved facial harmony. Very light-shape memory-titanium wires are used to gently guide your teeth to their ideal position.

Will my teeth hurt after adjustments?

While braces of any kind may cause slight discomfort, many patients experience very little discomfort with Damon System braces because of the system's low-force, low-friction nature.

Aren't braces big and bulky?

Not any more! Braces are much smaller than they were just a few years ago, and new materials are now used that make them very discreet. Damon System braces have a particularly low profile, so you might forget you're even wearing them!

What about adult treatment?

People of all ages should be proud of their smile. Adults can be treated quickly, easily, and most importantly, with a high-quality result.

How much does the Damon System treatment cost?

We know that cost is a big question for anyone considering braces. The truth is, only your doctor can determine the cost for your specific treatment. Damon System braces are usually similar to the cost of traditional braces.

Does insurance cover Damon System treatment?

Because medical benefits differ significantly from policy to policy, you should review your policy coverage. If you have orthodontic coverage, Damon System braces are covered to the same extent as regular braces.

What payment options are available?

Most doctors will help you find options to make your treatment affordable. Many offices offer flexible and affordable monthly payment plans, many with no down payment and no interest, making it easier for you to get the treatment or procedures you want and need.