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Next Generation Braces

Next Generation Braces

What Are Next Generation Braces?

Next Generation braces are prescription digital braces tailor-made made to fit your teeth. Created by orthodontists for orthodontists using ground-breaking software and custom 3-D printing, they’re the next wave in orthodontic treatment. Say goodbye to loose brackets, long treatments, and tons of appointments, and say hello to shorter treatment times, better fitting braces, and a personalized smile that’s all you.

What Makes Next Generation Braces Better?

In the old days, braces were one-size-fits-all. After getting them put on, patients had to come in every couple weeks to get them tightened, often a painful experience. They had to wear braces for up to three years, coming in regularly for appointments, which meant lots of missed school and work.

Then, a bunch of orthodontists got together and decided to create better braces. These would be custom prescription braces, made on a case-by-case basis for each patient using digital software. As a result, they’d fit better and be more comfortable than other braces, requiring less appointments and shorter treatment times so patients wouldn’t have to put their lives on hold. Perhaps best of all, these braces could be produced in-house at each individual orthodontics office.

And so KLOwen was born. This is the technology we use to offer what we call Next Generation braces.

Winner of the first ever OrthoInnovator Award, KLOwen braces make our job as orthodontists a whole lot easier. But what are the benefits for you? Here are just a few:

  • Less missed school and work
  • Less discomfort
  • Less time in braces

Bakersfield’s Only Next Generation Braces Provider

We’re the first orthodontics office in the world to offer an in-house, fully digital KLOwen solution. That means we create and place the braces right here in our office using Sprint Ray 3-D Printing technology.

Dr. G is a nationwide leader in KLOwen and Sprint Ray 3-D Printing technology, helping other orthodontists recognize its benefits and implement it. We’re bringing better braces to the world, starting right here in Bakersfield.

What Makes Next Generation Braces Better?

In the old days, braces were one-size-fits-all. After getting them put on, patients had to come in every couple weeks to get them tightened, often a painful experience. They had to wear braces for up to three years, coming in regularly for appointments, which meant lots of missed school and work.

Then, a bunch of orthodontists got together and decided to create better braces. These would be custom prescription braces, made on a case-by-case basis for each patient using digital software. As a result, they’d fit better and be more comfortable than other braces, requiring less appointments and shorter treatment times so patients wouldn’t have to put their lives on hold. Perhaps best of all, these braces could be produced in-house at each individual orthodontics office.

And so KLOwen was born. This is the technology we use to offer what we call Next Generation braces.

Winner of the first ever OrthoInnovator Award, KLOwen braces make our job as orthodontists a whole lot easier. But what are the benefits for you? Here are just a few:

  • Less missed school and work
  • Less discomfort
  • Less time in braces

Bakersfield’s Only Next Generation Braces Provider

We’re the first orthodontics office in the world to offer an in-house, fully digital KLOwen solution. That means we create and place the braces right here in our office using Sprint Ray 3-D Printing technology.

Dr. G is a nationwide leader in KLOwen and Sprint Ray 3-D Printing technology, helping other orthodontists recognize its benefits and implement it. We’re bringing better braces to the world, starting right here in Bakersfield.

How It Works

Get Ready for Smiles: Step-by-Step Custom Smile Creation

How It Works

Get Ready for Smiles: Step-by-Step Custom Smile Creation

What Our Patients Are Saying

I am beyond happy with OrthoArts. They are always professional and up to date on current advancements. Their staff is kind and friendly. I know they are dedicated to improving the quality of my smile! I absolutely love when I have a dentist appointment. And let’s be real…how many times can you say that about a dentist appointment?!? 😁

January D

Love how Dr G is so good about sharing his knowledge and explaining

J Padd

Love the entire staff! Very professional, knowledgable, prompt and friendly. DR. G IS THE VERY BEST.!

Emma L

He is genuinely concerned about my kids and their teeth. His whole staff is amazing just like him. He gives the fastest treatment without dragging it out 😁

Elizabeth A

What Our Patients Are Saying

I am beyond happy with OrthoArts. They are always professional and up to date on current advancements. Their staff is kind and friendly. I know they are dedicated to improving the quality of my smile! I absolutely love when I have a dentist appointment. And let’s be real…how many times can you say that about a dentist appointment?!? 😁

January D

Love how Dr G is so good about sharing his knowledge and explaining

J Padd

Love the entire staff! Very professional, knowledgable, prompt and friendly. DR. G IS THE VERY BEST.!

Emma L

He is genuinely concerned about my kids and their teeth. His whole staff is amazing just like him. He gives the fastest treatment without dragging it out 😁

Elizabeth A

Virtual Consultation

Through a virtual consultation, you can chat with Dr. G from the comfort of your own home, discuss
possible care options for your smile, and get answers to all your questions.

Next Generation FAQs

What is the difference between Next Gen and traditional braces?

Traditional braces are one-size-fits-all. Next Generation braces are tailor-made for your teeth. As a result, Next Gen braces are more comfortable and require fewer adjustments.

How long will I have to wear Next Gen braces?

Teeth move at a certain biological speed, and no special type of braces can change that. But while traditional braces usually include extra, unnecessary movement, Next Generation braces move the teeth directly from point A to point B. This speeds up treatment time by 20 to 30%, and reduces appointments by 30%.

How often will I have to see an orthodontist while wearing Next Gen braces?

You’ll have appointments about every eight to 10 weeks. To put that in perspective, traditional braces usually require 12 to 14 visits over a 24-month period. With Next Generation braces, you can skip three to four of those visits, and your treatment time will be shorter.

How much do Next Gen braces cost?

Our Next Gen metal braces cost the same as traditional braces. We can give you a more exact pricing estimate at your consultation.

Do Next Gen braces work for teens?

Absolutely. With Next Generation, teens won’t have to miss as much school as they would with traditional braces.

Are there any restrictions on things I can eat while wearing Next Gen braces?

Yes. Just like you would with other braces, you’ll want to be careful about eating foods that could get stuck in or loosen your braces. These include hard, sticky, chewy, and crunchy foods.

Will I need retainers after my Next Generation braces come off?

Yes. We recommend wearing a retainer for a year after getting your braces off. After a year, you can just wear your retainer at night.