Clear Ceramic Braces
Clear ceramic braces are made of translucent material. They are most popular with adult patients due to their cosmetic appeal. The only drawbacks to ceramic brackets are that they are more fragile, and the elastic ties can discolor between orthodontic visits.
Clarity braces feature a comfortable design with a translucent appearance. Made from a hard ceramic material, these braces won't stain or discolor. With the same performance as metal braces, many patients are now choosing the clear option – Clarity!
The SmartClip appliance by 3M Unitek is a unique self-ligating passive bracket system that uses a specially designed clip in the bracket to hold the archwire in place. This technology creates less friction and results in greater comfort for the patient. In addition, SmartClip brackets often reduce both treatment time and the number of adjustments that are usually performed.
WildSmiles Braces are made from quality stainless steel. They also can incorporate color elastic ties for added individuality. The patented bracket designs can be mixed and matched to give everyone a truly unique smile.
The Invisalign System is a series of clear overlay templates – called aligners – that have been generated by computer simulation to gradually move the teeth. This system is available to adult patients with certain orthodontic bite problems. Ask us if you are a candidate for the Invisalign System.