Having braces doesn't require highly noticeable metal brackets and wires.
In fact, many of today's braces are made from either clear or natural tooth colored materials to provide patients with an attractive, less noticeable alternative to traditional braces.
What is the difference between clear braces and Invisalign?
Clear braces are the same as our modern metal braces except that they are clear! Our clear braces are made from ceramic and are the less noticeable alternative to our modern metal braces. They provide patients with an equally effective treatment.
Invisalign (clear aligners) are different from clear braces. Clear aligners are pieces of hard plastic that are designed to fit into your mouth like a mouthguard but better.
What are the advantages to clear braces?
As with any orthodontic treatment, it is important to choose the right option for your needs and lifestyle. Clear braces are a great alternative to our modern metal braces and our team will help you determine whether they are the right treatment for you.
Advantages to clear braces:
- Appearance: Ceramic braces and clear braces are much less noticeable than traditional metal braces. Clear and ceramic braces offer an aesthetic alternative for patients seeking options other than traditional metal braces.
- Confidence: Many patients who choose ceramic or clear braces feel more confident about their orthodontic treatment, especially knowing that people are focusing on their smiles rather than their braces.
Are clear or ceramic braces the right choice for my smile and me?
By talking with our orthodontic team at your initial vist you can decide if clear or ceramic braces are the right treatment for you. We can provide answers to your questions and extra information explaining the benefits of each treatment. If you would like to learn more about clear braces, ceramic braces, and all of the options available to you, please contact our practice and schedule your FREE Smile Consult today.