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Self-Ligating Braces

Advanced Technology for Faster Results

We are pleased to offer advanced, self-ligating braces in Durham, Oxford, and surrounding areas in NC. Self-ligating 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!

An Award-Winning Orthodontic Clinic Offering Self-Ligating Braces in Durham & Oxford, NC

Orthodontic treatment is always advancing along with breakthroughs in science and technology, meaning that nowadays, people seeking to straighten their teeth have more choices than ever. While clear aligners and traditional braces tend to be the most popular, there’s another option that deserves mentioning: Self-ligating braces. At Wilson Orthodontics, we are an award-winning orthodontic clinic offering self-ligating braces for patients in Durham & Oxford, North Carolina. Read on to learn about the benefits of this treatment option.

Self-Ligating Braces—a World Without Elastic Ties

Self-ligating braces eliminate the need for elastic or metal “ties.” Instead, self-ligating braces use a specialized clip in place of elastics to help the arch wire guide teeth to 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. With self-ligating braces, you can look forward to:

Faster Treatment Times

While treatment time can vary for each patient, clinical studies demonstrate that self-ligating braces work up to six months faster than traditional metal braces.


While clear aligners like Invisalign can be effective at straightening some crooked teeth, not everyone is a candidate. In contrast, self-ligating braces work 24 hours a day, seven days a week to perfectly align ALL teeth for a phenomenal smile that enhances your entire facial appearance.

Increased Comfort

Even though self-ligating braces work quickly, the use of gentle, low-friction force means less discomfort for you. Light “shape memory” titanium wires are used, gently guiding your teeth to their ideal position.


Self-Ligating braces are designed to be discreet, comfortable, and easy to keep clean. Without the elastic ties, which attract and collect plaque, self-ligating braces make dental hygiene easy during treatment. Plus, they are available in clear brackets for patients who want a great smile without sacrificing aesthetics. Another benefit is that there’s no need to worry about lost, misplaced, or forgotten aligners.

Learn More About Self-Ligating Braces in Durham & Oxford NC

Everyone deserves to have the smile of their dreams, and you’re steps away from achieving yours. To experience the award-winning orthodontic care provided by Wilson Orthodontics, schedule your Complimentary New Patient Consultation today. This appointment will include the following:

  • A thorough oral exam from an experienced orthodontist
  • Discussing your goals and outlining a personalized treatment plan
  • Taking digital X-rays to determine how your bite can be improved
  • Education about the different treatment options available to you

During your appointment, we will take the time to answer all your questions about our advanced treatments and technology, our flexible payment options, and anything else you may want to know about us! If you like the idea of having several treatment options to choose from and being able to select the one that works best for your needs, you’ll be glad you chose an orthodontic clinic that offers self-ligating braces. Get started by calling (919) 726-0712 to reach either of our offices. You may also use our convenient online form.

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Another daughter with a beautiful smile thanks to Dr. Wilson and team!—Joannellyn C.
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What to Expect at Your First Visit Your No‐Pressure, Complimentary Consultation Includes
  • Discuss Your Goals
  • Digital X-Rays
  • Complete Exam
  • Discover Your Options
  • Free Copy of Dr. Wilson's Book
Durham Office 2900 Croasdaile Dr. Suite 3 Durham, NC 27705 Get Directions Hours Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 5pm
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