Ceramic braces are the same size and shape as metal braces, except that they use clear brackets that blend in to teeth. They can easily change your smile within six months.
After fittings, you will need to go for regular check-ups so as to make sure the braces are well placed as well as adjust your wires. The treatment often takes 1-2 years after which you will be fitted with a retainer that is properly aligned with the new positioning of your teeth.
The material that makes the ceramic braces may eventually make the treatment take longer than traditional metal braces. But it might be your best option if you’re looking for a more discreet look.
When it comes to food always stay away from hard and sticky food that might stain your teeth and the ceramic braces. Also cut down on sugary snacks in between meals otherwise your teeth might start to decay. Remember the braces will also have to be kept clean at all times so invest in them wisely.
Advantages of Ceramic Braces
They are less visible than metal braces
They blend with the teeth nicely
They are less painful as they do not irritate the gums
Who can wear Ceramic Braces?
Although your orthodontist always determines the kind of braces you might need. It is still important to know if you are a perfect fit for ceramic braces.
Ceramic Braces are often designed for older teenagers and adults. This is to ensure rigid and absolute cooperate between the now strong and mature teeth.