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What type of dentist provides metal braces?

Orthodontists, dentists who are specially trained to treat misaligned teeth, can provide invisible (lingual) braces.
Gregory J. Jorgensen, DMD
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Although any dentist is legally authorized to place braces on your teeth, an orthodontist is a dentist specialist with additional training in diagnosing and treating problems with the bite and alignment of the teeth.

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