Ceramic Braces Reveal Straighter Teeth, Not Metal
  • Stay confident with discreet braces
  • Request a free orthodontic consultation
  • Get your dream smile without metal

Enjoy Nearly Invisible Orthodontics With Ceramic Braces in Royal Oak

If you’re not a candidate for Invisalign, you may have resigned yourself to a smile filled with metal brackets and wires. This can be especially daunting if you’re an adult worried about the impact of metal braces on your career and your social life. Luckily, you have a more discreet orthodontic option with ceramic braces in Royal Oak.

These nearly invisible braces will:

  • Straighten your teeth in the same way as metal braces, making them the best choice for issues like severe overbites, underbites, or malocclusion
  • Make you more comfortable showing your smile
  • Cause less friction than metal hardware against sensitive soft tissue like your cheeks

Our board-certified orthodontist will explain your options for straightening your teeth and answer all of your questions during a free consultation. To schedule one, call us today at 248-712-1522. If you’ve already spoken to another dentist, you can receive a free second opinion.

There’s no need to worry about the cost of your treatment. We offer many payment options, including third-party financing with low monthly payments.

Our Orthodontist Will Help You Find the Right Treatment

If you’ve chosen clear braces, you want them to be as discreet as possible. Depending on the color of your teeth, your orthodontist will use transparent or tooth-colored brackets. The archwires that connect your brackets will also be clear or a shade matched to your teeth, as will the ligatures that keep wires in place. Our team works closely with you to ensure your braces blend in beautifully with your smile!

We also offer traditional braces and Invisalign. We’ll consider numerous factors when determining which type of orthodontic treatment is best for your smile. Among them:

  • Your Orthodontic Issues – Braces simply work better for certain issues, such as a severe overbite or underbite.
  • Your Job – It’s tough to succeed in certain careers, such as sales and hospitality, without smiling frequently. If metal braces will make you self-conscious about showing your smile, Invisalign or ceramic braces may be a better choice.
  • Your Self-Discipline – Invisalign offers the convenience of removable aligners. That may not be a good thing, though, if you won’t keep them in at least 20-22 hours a day. Not wearing aligners often enough can adversely affect the cost and effectiveness of your treatment. If you lack self-discipline, you may want to choose braces instead.

For ceramic braces in Royal Oak, call North Oaks Dental at 248-712-1522. You can also make an appointment online.

Commonly Asked Questions About Ceramic Braces

What are ceramic braces?

These are brackets and wires made using clear materials, so they’re less visible than traditional metal braces. They’re an effective orthodontic solution that works much the same way as standard braces without drawing a lot of attention to your brackets and wires. That’s why older teens and adults often prefer this option.

What do clear braces look like?

Clear braces are designed to be less noticeable than metal braces. Instead of metal, their brackets are made of ceramic, porcelain, or plastic. The brackets are either clear or tooth-colored. To make them more discreet, we also use clear or tooth-colored wires. Because of this, they blend more easily into your smile than traditional metal braces.

How much do clear braces cost?

The cost of clear ceramic braces is typically comparable to or slightly more than the cost of metal braces. The added expense is largely because patients may require more frequent maintenance visits during a slightly longer overall treatment time. While ceramic braces are more aesthetically appealing than metal braces, they are less durable. This can lead to us occasionally needing to replace brackets due to wear and tear, which can slightly increase the cost of treatment. We offer many financing options to make your new smile affordable.

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