If you’ve been longing to straighten your teeth but are hesitant to explore conventional braces, then our clear braces are an excellent option. Both types of braces allow you to enjoy straighter, healthier smiles; but clear braces allow you to do it without anyone else knowing. They are a great option for adults and teens who know how important a straight smile is to their oral health and their self-confidence.
Translucent ceramic brackets are like traditional braces, only clear. These unique braces allow us to correct more moderate to severe alignment needs in an aesthetically pleasing method. If you smile and look very closely, the clear braces are visible; but otherwise no one will ever be able to see them on your teeth! Most people can carry on a casual conversation without other people ever knowing that you are wearing braces at all.
Clear, removable aligners offer an alternative to traditional orthodontic therapy. Each aligner is made of thin translucent material that snaps right over your teeth similar to a retainer or whitening tray. You can remove your aligners during meals or brushing and flossing for easy home care. No adjustments are needed – simply change out your aligners every 2-3 weeks and your teeth will continue to move into the proper position. Most of our patients complete their clear braces treatment in just 12-18 months, depending on their tooth misalignment needs.
Dr. Held is happy to discuss all available treatment options with you. Many adults come to us wanting to enjoy a straighter, healthier smile without having to wear conventional braces. Our cosmetic options make orthodontic care something easier for you to fit into your routine. Schedule your exam today!