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Category Archives: Ceramic Braces

5 Ways To Stop Your Ceramic Braces From Staining

Ceramic braces are a great alternative to traditional metal braces for those who want a perfectly straight smile. What sets ceramic braces apart from metal braces are often tooth-colored wiring and clear brackets to make the look of your braces much less noticeable. Because the braces are clear or tooth colored, staining can occur throughout… read more

The Pros And Cons Of Ceramic Braces

While investigating ceramic braces, it’s only natural that those looking to straighten their teeth with this method will want to see what they’re potentially in for. If your orthodontist decides that ceramic braces are a good option for you, reviewing the pros and cons of wearing ceramic braces are always a good idea.

What Are Ceramic Braces?

Ceramic braces got their start back in the 1980’s, and the technology involved in crafting ceramic braces has been steadily improving throughout the past 30+ years. As an alternative to traditional metal braces, ceramic braces use many of the same concepts, but they feature tooth colored and clear colored materials to make the braces far… read more

The Top 2 Benefits Associated With Teens Wearing Braces

As a teen, having braces installed, can feel like a punishment. The look of prom and yearbook photos are a concern, as well as, selfies and social media posts. However, the options and styles, which are available today, are far from being, what your parents were forced to wear. Ceramic braces offer different color schemes… read more

Reduce The Likelihood Of Your Child Needing Braces By Stopping These Bad Habits

Genetics and various other elements play a role in deciding if a person needs braces, so not every case is preventable. However, certain habits may contribute to your child needing dental work, and by avoiding them, braces may not be required. It is of the utmost importance, to get your little one in for an… read more

Childhood Orthodontic Treatments Now Mean Less Treatments Later

It is never too early to start thinking about your child’s oral health. Yet, most parents do not start considering orthodontic treatments for their children until they are teenagers and their adult teeth have fully grown in. However, the American Association of Orthodontics recommends that the first orthodontic examination should happen “no later than the… read more

Metal Braces Vs Ceramic Braces: Which Is Right For You?

When it’s time to straighten your teeth, you’ll find there are many options available from your orthodontist. The most common options is braces, but even then, there are still many kinds of braces. Two of the most popular options of braces are metal braces and ceramic braces. Both of these types of braces have pros… read more

Ceramic Braces Are More Than Just Pretty Accessories

Metal and ceramic braces are both valid choices for straightening one’s teeth, but ceramics are designed to be more aesthetically pleasing. It is a toss-up between your eyes, and your teeth, as to which one an acquaintance notices first, but the clear material allows you to feel less self-conscious about showing off those pearly whites.

Things Not To Do While Wearing Metal Braces

Thanks to advancements in the dental industry, the tried and true method of metal braces have become more comfortable and reliable than ever. They have gotten a bad wrap over the years but made of stainless-steel, this option is sleek and does not rust or deteriorate. Bright and vivid colored bands remove the emphasis that… read more

Ceramic Braces V. Metal Braces

Your orthodontist has finally told you what you’ve been dreading – you are going to need braces to protect the future of your teeth. Before you become alarmed, know that not all braces are created equal. There are big differences between ceramic braces and metal braces. Ceramic Braces Ceramic braces are similar to metal braces,… read more