If your teeth are misaligned, you may be considering braces. Here is a bit of information about braces to better help you understand them. There Are Multiple Types of Braces Nowadays, there are multiple types of braces available to help straighten the teeth. They include: Conventional metal braces. These traditional braces are made of metal and include an archwire, brackets, and elastic bands. Ceramic braces. The brackets of ceramic braces are made of clear or tooth-colored dental ceramic instead of metal.