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Clear Ceramic Braces

Why Choose Ceramic Braces?

Patients love clear braces because the translucent brackets are virtually unnoticeable! And unlike other options for ceramic braces, Clarity Clear Braces by 3M won’t stain, so you can straighten your smile without changing your lifestyle. Constructed from clear ceramic made to blend with the natural color of your teeth, Clarity Braces are a great option for those who may have a more complex case but still want a low-profile approach to treatment.

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Clear Braces for Comfort And Convenience

In a nutshell, clear braces tend to be more comfortable than traditional braces and lower-maintenance than clear aligners. The brackets are small and smooth, with rounded corners to reduce rubbing and irritation. With clear aligners, you need to remove your trays every time you eat and drink to avoid damaging the flexible plastic trays. But because clear braces are not removable, that means they’re always in and always working! And there are no extra steps to maintain great hygiene beyond your normal brushing and flossing.

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Questions about Clear Braces?

What Are Clear Braces Made Of?

Clear braces are made of extremely durable ceramic brackets connected by a metal wire and clear rubber bands.

Are There Any Eating Restrictions With Clear Braces?

To protect your teeth, gums and braces, there are certain dietary restrictions we recommend. Contact us for more information!

How Much Do Clear Braces Cost?

You have 2 ways to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation: in person or online! We’ll evaluate your unique case and let you know what your treatment and financing options are, how long you can expect to be in treatment, and what it will cost!

Do Clear Braces Hurt?

Some discomfort is to be expected as your teeth shift and move into their ideal positions. This is normal, and it means your clear braces are working! Compared to traditional braces, these brackets are small and smooth, with rounded corners, which helps to reduce rubbing and irritation.

How Often Do I Need To Brush?

We recommend brushing after each meal to keep your teeth, gums and braces clean!

How Long Will I Need To Wear My Clear Braces?

Treatment time varies depending on the complexity of the case, but we typically see patients complete their treatment using ceramic braces within 12-18 months.