Blend In With Ceramic Braces
Clear braces are an awesome option for Colorado Springs patients interested in treatment without the visibility of traditional braces. Our clear braces come with tooth-colored ceramic brackets that blend in with your natural smile's color.
Embrace A Clear Path to Straighter Teeth
At Smiles for Colorado, we believe that your smile is your greatest asset. If you're looking for a discreet and strong way to straighten your teeth, clear, ceramic braces might be the perfect solution for you.
With their nearly invisible appearance and incredible results, ceramic braces offer the confidence and convenience you deserve. Get ready to transform your smile without compromising your natural charm.
What Are Ceramic Braces?
Ceramic braces are a modern and sophisticated alternative to traditional metal braces. They blend seamlessly with your teeth, so you get a discreet treatment.
Made from translucent or tooth-colored ceramic materials, these braces are less noticeable, allowing you to smile confidently throughout your journey to a stunning smile.
The Magic Behind Your Invisible Transformation
Ceramic braces work in a similar way to traditional metal braces, but with a more aesthetic appeal. Here's a glimpse into the process:
- Orthodontic Evaluation: Dr. Terry will evaluate your teeth and develop a personalized treatment plan during your free consultation at Smiles for Colorado. She’ll work closely with you to decide if ceramic braces are the perfect option for your smile.
- Bracket Placement: Dr. Terry will affix tooth-colored ceramic brackets to the front surface of your teeth using dental adhesive. These brackets will serve as anchors for the archwires.
- Archwire & Elastic Bands: After the brackets are in place, Dr. Terry threads the archwire through them, connecting each bracket. Clear elastic bands can secure the archwire to the brackets, ensuring precise control over tooth movement.
- Progress & Adjustments: You'll visit Smiles for Colorado for periodic adjustments throughout your treatment. Dr. Terry modifies the archwires as needed to guide your teeth into their perfect positions.
Discover the Clear Advantages
Choosing ceramic braces comes with a range of benefits that set them apart from other orthodontic options. Here are the advantages you can expect:
The main advantage of ceramic braces is pretty clear. The tooth-colored or translucent brackets blend seamlessly with your natural teeth, so they’re less noticeable than metal braces.
You can confidently go about your daily life, knowing your braces won't be the center of attention.
Ceramic braces are great for all kinds of orthodontic issues, such as crowded or spaced teeth, overbites, underbites, and more. They offer the same awesome results as traditional metal braces, without sacrificing style.
Comfortable, Smooth Treatment
Ceramic braces prioritize your comfort. The brackets are smooth and won't irritate your gums or soft tissues. You can experience a comfortable orthodontic journey while unlocking an amazing smile.
Ceramic braces resist staining, so they maintain their natural appearance throughout treatment. With proper oral hygiene and regular dental cleanings, you can keep your braces looking clean and transparent.
Ceramic Braces vs. Metal Braces
Ceramic braces offer a unique alternative to metal braces. Here's how they differ:
- Appearance: Ceramic braces are less noticeable than traditional metal braces. The ceramic brackets blend with the natural color of your teeth, making them a more discreet option.
- Material: Ceramic braces are made from tooth-colored or translucent ceramic materials, providing a clear advantage when it comes to style. In contrast, metal braces are made of stainless steel, which is more visible.
- Durability: While both ceramic and metal braces are durable, metal braces tend to be slightly stronger and more resistant to breakage. However, ceramic braces are still designed to withstand the pressures of orthodontic treatment with proper care.
- Cost: Ceramic braces may be slightly more expensive than metal braces due to the advanced materials used. However, the price difference can vary, so it's best to consult with our team at Smiles for Colorado to understand the specific costs involved.
- Maintenance: Both ceramic and metal braces need regular care and maintenance, including proper oral hygiene and attending scheduled appointments. Ceramic braces may require extra attention to avoid staining, but Dr. Terry will show you how to keep them looking great.
Are Clear Braces Right
Clear, ceramic braces might be the perfect choice if you:
- Value looks: If you want to maintain the natural look of your smile throughout your orthodontic journey, ceramic braces are an excellent choice.
- Have mild to complex orthodontic issues: Clear braces are great for a wide range of orthodontic concerns, including crowded or spaced teeth, overbites, underbites, and crossbites. Dr. Terry will evaluate your dental needs and determine if ceramic braces are right for you.
- Can commit to care: Like any orthodontic treatment, ceramic braces require proper care and maintenance. If you're dedicated to maintaining good oral hygiene practices, clear braces can deliver outstanding results.
Take the Next Step Towards
Your Radiant Smile
Now that you’ve learned all about clear ceramic braces, there’s nothing left to do but get in touch with your friendly neighborhood orthodontic experts! Give us a call at (719) 227-7645, or just fill out this form to get started.
Dr. Terry and the whole team at Smiles For Colorado Orthodontics can’t wait to help guide you toward the smile of a lifetime!