Ceramic braces have the advantage of being less noticeable than traditional metal braces.
Clear Ceramic Braces for Los Angeles
What are Ceramic Braces?
Ceramic braces or “clear” braces are made of composite material rather than metal, making them less visible. Tinted to match the color of natural teeth, ceramic braces are less disruptive to the appearance compared to metal braces. Like invisible lingual braces, ceramic braces can be a better option for patients who want to maintain a professional image at work or at school while their teeth are being corrected.
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How do ceramic braces work?
Dr. F. Isaac Hakim and Dr. Chantal Hakim, our experts in ceramic braces for Los Angeles, require a consultation for all patients considering orthodontic treatment, including ceramic braces. However, basic guidelines can help patients decide whether to pursue this option.
Ceramic braces can work well for patients who want to preserve a natural appearance during orthodontic treatment, but patients who require more extensive correction may find that the need for additional treatments overshadows the discretion associated with ceramic braces.
Like traditional metal braces, ceramic braces use brackets and wires and can correct nearly all common bite irregularities. However, patients should consider the few limitations described above in order to seek the best option for them.