Braces can correct misaligned bite, crowded teeth, straighten crooked teeth and fix jaw problems. Braces can also eliminate problems you may have with eating, speaking properly, or with keeping your teeth clean. With advancements in dental technology, traditional braces are now smaller, and more comfortable. Traditional braces consist of standard metal brackets that are placed on your teeth with an adhesive and connected by wire. They require periodic tightening of wires so steady pressure can gradually straighten and align your teeth. While metal braces brackets are still the most common method in Orthodontic treatment there are other options available as well.