Damon braces are the market leaders of a system of fixed braces which have the benefit of being “self-ligating”. This means that they do not need elastics to tie the wires into the brackets. This will allow the teeth to move easily than traditional braces and is purported to utilize forces in a more physiological manner. Increasing evidence confirms both improved (reduced) treatment times and fewer adjustments. In certain situations this system of fixed brace can offer advantages and certainly the ceramic (cosmetic) version provides one of the least visible fixed braces ever made – please ask your orthodontist!