Discreet, Clear Braces

Ceramic Braces for Teens And Adults

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Clear, Ceramic Braces

Clear, ceramic braces provide a low-profile alternative to traditional metal ones. Clear braces use a ceramic material that blends better with the tooth and provides a more discreet look for your orthodontic treatment. Translucent wires and bands make these braces far less noticeable than metal braces.

Convenient

Unlike clear aligners, your ceramic braces are always in place and do not need to be removed for every meal or beverage. This means that you can carry on with your normal routine during treatment and maintain your braces with normal brushing and flossing.

Stain-Resistant

Today’s clear braces are more durable and stain-resistant than those of the past. That means you can smile with confidence throughout your treatment.

Comfortable

Smaller, low-profile brackets make clear braces more comfortable than ever. Their smaller size and low profile mean less irritation and rubbing.

Versatile

Clear braces allow you to choose how much your braces stand out. Going completely clear will make your braces totally discreet. If you want a pop of color, add vibrant bands to give your smile some style!

How Clear Braces Work

All of the power, less metal

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Some people confuse the term “clear braces” with clear aligners, but ceramic braces are much closer to traditional metal braces.

The ceramic bracket attaches to your tooth just as a traditional metal bracket would. The archwire then connects each tooth and gradually shifts the teeth into the desired position over time.

Unlike clear aligners, which are limited in the type of structural work they can achieve, clear braces can be used in nearly any orthodontic situation. Paired with the benefit of a more discreet look, this is why patients of all ages choose clear, ceramic braces to achieve their new smile.

Clear Braces FAQ's

Yes. Due to the premium clear, ceramic material, clear braces do cost slightly more than metal braces.
Clear braces take about the same amount of time as traditional braces. However, treatment times will vary depending on the number and severity of the dental issues being addressed. The average treatment time is 18-36 months.
Today’s ceramic braces are incredibly durable, but you still need to take normal precautions. Like traditional braces, ceramic braces are more likely to chip or break if you eat certain foods, like popcorn, hard and sticky candy, nuts, etc.
Today’s clear braces are more durable and stain-resistant than those of the past, and our top-quality braces can withstand normal eating and drinking without signs of severe discoloration. However, some beverages could increase the likelihood of stains, such as red wine, coffee, dark sodas, and tea.
Absolutely! While clear braces certainly offer adults the benefit of a discreet treatment option, teens love them as well! Whether you choose to go clear or to add a pop of flair with brightly colored bands, clear braces fit the lifestyle of teens and adults alike.

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