Metal braces are most commonly used braces.The system invloves brackets that are glued to each tooth. Typically made of high-grade stainless steel, traditional metal braces remain by far the most common type of fixed orthodontic appliances. They consist of metal bands that wrap around the molars in back, and smaller metal brackets that are cemented to the front surfaces of the other teeth. Metal braces are still one of the most common and effective orthodontic treatments. They help to straighten teeth and correct bad bites using a series of stainless steel brackets. Advanced echnology in orthodontic treatment metal braces are smaller,lighter and comfortable than ever before. When you feel the braces look discreet, you can opt for either the silver or tooth coloured elastics.