Victory Series (TM) Metal Braces

Less expensive

Treatment with metal braces is usually less expensive than treatment with clear, ceramic braces or Invisalign.

Superior Strength

Brackets are made of high-grade stainless steel and rarely break. Designed for comfort while providing firm corrective forces.

More Comfortable

Low profile brackets are designed to work like traditional full size appliances without the bulk and discomfort.

Metal Braces FAQs


Do braces hurt?

The placement of braces does not hurt. However, you may experience some soreness after having braces placed and for several days. You may take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen to lessen this discomfort.

Can I still play football or other sports while wearing braces?

Yes! You may continue to play sports and participate in other physical activities while wearing braces, although we recommend wearing a mouth guard to protect your teeth, your braces and your mouth. Your facial protection is important to us and we include one mouth guard as part of your orthodontic treatment.

What foods do I need to avoid?

Avoid eating any foods which are sticky or chewy (caramel, Skittles, Starburst, bagels, beef jerky, pizza crust edges), crunchy or hard (popcorn, nuts, hard candies, ice), biting into anything with a hard center (corn on the cob, meat on the bone) and sucking on lemons.

Thank you

Thank you for visiting the Longo Orthodontics website. Our mission is to serve you to the best of our ability. We have taken tremendous time to provide you with an engaging and interactive experience during your visit.

I hope you enjoyed your time on our site, and we are excited you are considering us for your orthodontic treatment.

Contact Info

111 W 31st ST,
Kearney, NE, 68847

Phone:1-308-224-2292

Fax:1-308-224-2293