(New) Why Use the Damon System Braces?

Regardless of whether you are 15 or 55, you want to look your best at all times. No one wants to look in the mirror and see a smile that is crooked or out of line. It can cause you to become self-conscious and withdrawn. While traditional braces still work, more and more orthodontists are turning to self-ligating brace systems, like the Damon System. Thanks to the Damon System, you can take control of your smile with the help of your orthodontic professional.

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Not Sure if Damon is the Right Choice for You?

With the Damon System, it’s about more than just wires and metal. Essentially, it is an entirely new and improved way to treat individuals who want to change their smile for the better. The Damon System is a philosophy of treatment that believes a smile involves more than just straight teeth.  It means that the entire face is included in the treatment planning process to make sure your smile looks as good at 50 years old as it does at 15 years of age!

Why Get the Damon System?

Your smile is a major part of who you are. It controls how you feel about who you are and how others look at you. Individuals who have a healthy smile and straight teeth tend to be treated with more respect and courtesy when in a social situation. Those who have crooked teeth tend to end up leaving a negative impression without even realizing it.

Using the Damon System, you can get a new smile utilizing the latest in orthodontic technology.  Some of the benefits are:

  • Get healthier gums and teeth
  • Broaden your smile
  • Gain confidence to help you succeed at work, school and in your personal life
  • Enhance your entire face, not just straighten your teeth
  • Improved speech

Give Your Health a Boost

You might not realize it, but when you have a beautiful smile and straight teeth, you also give your health a well-deserved boost.

  • Straighter teeth are a lot easier for you to clean, thus helping to improve your oral health.
  • Teeth that are aligned properly allow you to chew better, aiding in digestion.
  • When the teeth and bite are properly aligned, it helps to reduce headaches, stress and strain on the teeth and jaws.
  • Crooked teeth tend to be harder to clean, leading to tooth loss and gum disease.


If you don’t treat the crooked teeth right away, it can end up making small problems that much worse. An orthodontist can help to correct excessive stress on your gums, the abnormal wearing of your teeth, trouble chewing and misaligned joints in your jaw. All of these things can end up causing you to suffer from headaches and aches and pains in your neck and face. You are better off treating the problem in the early stages than you are waiting for it to get far worse.

Will Orthodontic Treatment Hurt?

While there will always be some discomfort associated with moving teeth, the Damon System helps minimize this discomfort by utilizing a unique sliding mechanism lets the orthodontist apply very light forces to help move your teeth into position. In conjunction with low doses of acetaminophen (preferred over ibuprofen for orthodontic discomfort), the Damon System consistently provides for a minimal amount of post-orthodontic adjustment pain.

Are Extractions Necessary?

Traditionally, orthodontic treatment involved the extraction of selected teeth to alleviate severe crowding.  This was necessary due to the limitations of the braces and wires utilized in the past.  By utilizing the Damon System, along with the space age wires available today, most people are able to be treated without extraction of permanent teeth. The Damon System uses your body’s own processes to help create space the natural way, allowing doctors to treat the vast majority of cases without having to pull any permanent teeth. Only a comprehensive examination by a qualified orthodontist will allow a final decision to be made about whether or not your individual situation can be treated without extractions.


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When it comes to your appearance, you need someone who has your best interest at heart. Take the time to speak with a specialist today to see just how much of a difference the Damon System can make in your life. By scheduling an appointment to discuss your concerns, you can determine whether clear aligners (such as Invisalign) or another treatment method is going to work the best for you and your health. Your smile and your health are worth the time it takes to speak with someone who knows the business.

Schedule an Orthodontic Appointment Today

Not every orthodontic office has two experts to examine and treat patients, but Nease and Higginbotham Orthodontics does. We make it convenient to drive to our facilities by having three locations in the Upstate of South Carolina:

• Spartanburg
• Gaffney
• Duncan

At our state-of-the-art orthodontic facilities, patients have the opportunity to meet with two qualified orthodontists who understand how to determine the most appropriate treatment plans for patients. Anyone with unsightly, misaligned teeth can contact Dr. Phil Higginbotham  & Dr. Eric Nease for a comprehensive understanding of the Damon System. Schedule an appointment today and create a beautiful smile. 

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 Nease & Higginbotham Orthodontics
2455 E. Main Street
Spartanburg, SC
29307 (864) 579-7700


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