Ceramic Braces

The Subtle Choice

Dougherty Orthodontics patients who want to blend in during their orthodontic treatment love ceramic braces, and so will you.

They offer all the benefits of traditional metal braces — but with the low-key appearance of clear aligners to blend in with your natural smile.

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The Power of Braces, the Appearance of Aligners

Ceramic braces with Dr. Dougherty are a lot like traditional metal braces, but they're made of clear or tooth-colored materials. This makes ceramic brackets much less noticeable than metal braces, which is why they're often just called clear braces.

Here at Dougherty Orthodontics, we use the latest technology and the highest-quality materials to bring you braces that are both powerful and comfortable. We’ll tailor your treatment plan to meet your needs and help you discover your dream smile.

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How Clear Braces Work

Clear braces work just like traditional braces. That means brackets and wires put pressure on your teeth and gradually move them into the perfect spot.

Where it gets interesting is that the ceramic braces are made of clear or tooth-colored materials, so they’re much less noticeable than metal braces.

Benefits of Clear Braces

You’ll love how ceramics are more gentle on your teeth and gums than metal braces. The brackets are smooth and comfortable, so there’s no discomfort or irritation!

And since they're ceramic, they won't stain or discolor over time, so you can show off your smile throughout your treatment.

Ceramic Braces Vs.
Metal Braces

While ceramic braces and metal braces work in similar ways, there are some key differences between the two:

  • Appearance: Ceramic braces are much less noticeable than traditional braces, so they’re a popular choice for adults and teenagers who want a more subtle option.
  • Comfort: Clear braces are smoother and more comfortable than metal braces, which means you won't experience as much discomfort or irritation while wearing them.
  • Durability: Ceramic braces are durable and won't stain or discolor over time, which means you can maintain a natural-looking smile throughout your treatment.
  • Cost: Our pricing for ceramic braces aligns with that of traditional metal braces, taking into account the use of specialized materials and advanced technologies that enhance their aesthetic appeal.

How Clear Braces Help

Clear ceramic braces are a great choice to deal with a number of different orthodontic issues. Ask Dr. Dougherty if you’re suffering from any of the following including:

  • Crowded teeth
  • Crooked teeth
  • Overbites
  • Underbites
  • Crossbites
  • Gaps between teeth

If any of these issues describe your smile or bite, ceramic braces could be a great option. Dr. Dougherty will evaluate your teeth and recommend the best course of treatment based on your case.

Are Clear Braces The Perfect Choice?

If you want a discreet, comfortable, and powerful orthodontic treatment, then clear braces could be just what Dr. Dougherty ordered. Schedule your free consultation with Dougherty Orthodontics so we can evaluate your teeth, discuss your needs, and recommend the best treatment for you.

Whether that’s clear braces or another option, we know that Dr. Dougherty and the skilled team at Dougherty Orthodontics has the tools and the know-how to take your smile all the way from simple to stunning.

Call today at (636) 825-1000, or fill out our online forms and we’ll get right with you!