Ceramic Clear Braces Bronx, NY
Ceramic and clear braces work the same as metal braces but are made of either tooth colored or clear material, allowing the brackets to blend in better with the natural smile. They are less noticeable than metal braces but are not as strong.
Ceramic braces are slightly more expensive than metal braces. The brackets are more brittle than metal braces, meaning they can break more easily. It is important to follow all care guidelines to ensure to take proper care of your braces.
Ceramic braces are an excellent option for older patients who have all of their permanent teeth and who are looking for a more discreet way to straighten their smile.
Ceramic Clear Braces FAQ
Can ceramic braces move my teeth as metal braces?
Will ceramic braces stain?
Can ceramic braces damage my teeth?
Ceramic braces can cause wear and tear to the enamel of your teeth when biting or chewing. The material they are made from is naturally abrasive, and when placed on the lower teeth, the brackets can sometimes cause damage to the enamel on the back of the top front teeth.