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Ceramic braces

Ceramic Braces

For a less noticeable, but equally effective, straightening method, we can use ceramic braces. These work in the same way as fixed metal braces but the tooth-coloured brackets and wires make the straightening process a lot less obvious.

We use Clarity™ ceramic brackets as their small size and colour means they blend into the background and provide unobtrusive support for inconspicuous wires.

How they can help

  • Predictable results for a wide range of orthodontic issues
  • Aesthetically appealing

The process

Just like conventional metal braces, brackets are fixed securely to the teeth using a strong dental adhesive. A wire is attached and shaped so your teeth eventually move to a new position.

Treatment usually takes between 18-24 months and, during this time, we will make adjustments to your brace to keep teeth heading in the right direction.

Following treatment, you will need to wear a retainer to make sure your teeth continue to stay lovely and straight.