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We can improve the look of your smile, while also improving your bite, without the obvious look of traditional metal braces. If you are considering braces, but afraid of how they will look, ceramic braces may be the right answer. During your consultation at Dougherty Orthodontics, we can review and discuss the wide range of options along with their pros and cons. Together, we can find the right fit for your desired look, your time and your budget.
Ceramic braces work with the same bracket and wire system as traditional braces, the difference is in the product being used. Ceramic braces use clear brackets and can even use a clear or tooth colored wire, making them considerably less noticeable in your mouth.
Benefits Of Ceramic Braces
Patients love their ceramic braces because they are:
Downside Of Ceramic Braces
As with all products that offer choices, there are some cons to ceramic braces. Some of the most common we encounter include:
Our patients have found considerable benefits to their ceramic brackets. A question that often arises is the durability of ceramic brackets versus metal brackets. The answer to that is; metal brackets are never going to break though they may become loose or dislodged, and ceramic brackets rarely break or come loose. If you experience any breakage or dislodging, we are happy to help restore the system with a simple office visit.
If ceramic braces sound like a good orthodontic option to you, give our office a call at (818) 986-6223 to learn more.
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