Clear Braces vs. Metal Braces

Apr 02, 2018

If you’re an adult in the market for braces, there are many options ahead of you. Of course, between work and time with our friends and family, we may be less inclined to go the traditional metal braces route. Perhaps you’ve heard about clear aligners such as Invisalign or ClearCorrect that serve the same purpose as metal braces but with the upper hand of being nearly transparent. It should be mentioned that there is more than one kind of clear braces. The following article discusses the options that may appeal to you.

Clear Braces

In addition to giving you an ideal smile we want, braces also can add room within your mouth, make your teeth easier to clean and maintain and give you general health that you would otherwise have naturally. Whatever the reason for going into your orthodontist’s office, you can rest assured knowing that you may be eligible for clear braces that give you the same results as conventional braces with the appeal of maintaining your confidence levels at an all-time high.

Clear aligners really speak for themselves, as many are already familiar with what they have to offer. A similar option is white or ceramic braces. This kind of braces is made to blend in with your natural tooth and be almost invisible to the naked eye. There are even clear bracket options which are just as transparent as clear aligners but produce the same reliable results as metal braces.

Traditional Metal Braces Are Sticking Around for Good

It goes without saying that you should always consult your orthodontist first to see whether you are eligible for all of the options discussed in the article. For some, metal braces may be your only option, but that is not necessarily a bad thing. In the end, the goal is to achieve beautiful, natural-looking teeth that you can be proud of!