Discreetly Straighten Teeth With Clear Ceramic Braces in Lexington
No matter how old you are, you may be worried about wearing metal braces. Whether you’re a teenager who doesn’t want a metallic smile in prom photos or an adult concerned that a mouthful of metal distracts clients during a sales presentation, clear ceramic braces are a more inconspicuous option for straightening your smile.
These clear braces will:
- Straighten your teeth more discreetly than metal braces.
- Make you less self-conscious in business or social settings.
- Be less visible in photos, so you won’t hesitate to post selfies on Instagram.
Clear Brackets Keep Metal to a Minimum
Instead of metal, the brackets on ceramic braces are made of a clear material that allows the natural color of your teeth to shine through. This eliminates the look of distracting metal brackets that make braces stand out in your smile. Clear braces do use regular metal wires to straighten your teeth. Yet when used with clear ligatures (the small rubber bands that secure the wire into the brackets), the only colored piece of equipment in your mouth is the wire – and it’s not too noticeable on its own.
Consider Other Orthodontics Options, Including Invisalign
If you’d rather not have any metal in your mouth, ask our dentists about Invisalign short-term orthodontics. Invisalign straightens your teeth with clear plastic aligners instead of wires and brackets. However, it may not be an option for those with major bite misalignment or other more serious orthodontic issues.
Another option is Fastbraces®. They have patented triangle-shaped brackets and heat-responsive wires that enable them to move the roots and crowns of teeth simultaneously. This movement can straighten teeth in as few as three months.
Several members of our team have advanced training in orthodontics. They can help you determine if clear ceramic braces or another option will work best for your smile. Call, 859-554-1772 for new patients, or call 859-223-2120 for existing patients to schedule a consultation for a minimal diagnostic fee. Our Lexington office is located near Fayette Mall.