- Fixed technique using fixed devices which is composed of elements attached to the teeth (bandas y brackets) to which firmly anchor a thin elastic metal alloy arcs (nickel-titanium) through a set of bindings.
The removable, allowing removal from the mouth by the patient. This allows you to remove them during oral hygiene and meals. These devices when treating dental problems have their specific indications are not a substitute for fixed orthodontics, although solve some simple malocclusions with a lower economic cost and less inconvenience for patients. On the other hand tend to be widely used in orthopedics of the jaws with mixed results, but always with wider scope that orthodontics multibrackets. Mainly used as a treatment in primary teeth (Early the infant), where pathological conditions diagnosed in time can become corrected, to such a degree that treatment in the permanent dentition is very specific or even unnecessary.
- The aligners with splints can be removed by the patient and has the virtue of being almost imperceptible, are intended for adult orthodontics but the results are undeniable and comfort.