Your Clear Alternative to Metal Braces

Clear braces from Booth Orthodontics are made from a strong ceramic material that blends in with your natural smile.

About Ceramic Braces

Clear braces are a subtle way to transform your smile. They work the same way as metal braces but use clear ceramic brackets that blend in with the color of your teeth.

At Booth Orthodontics, we know you want to look and feel your best, so aesthetic clear braces can straighten your smile without bringing attention to your treatment.

What They’re Made Of

Clear braces at our Homer Glen office are made of a nearly invisible polycrystalline ceramic material strong enough to give you amazing results without sacrificing style.

Though they're not completely invisible, they're much less noticeable than metal braces and will blend in well with your natural smile.


How Clear Braces Work

When you choose clear braces, Dr. Ryan will attach tooth-colored brackets to the front of your teeth. Then, he'll use a thin, flexible wire to guide your teeth into alignment.

As with traditional braces, you'll have regular visits to our Homer Glen office. At your appointments, Dr. Ryan will adjust your wires and ensure everything goes according to plan.

Blend In With Clear Braces

Ceramic brackets are an inconspicuous way to straighten your smile when paired with clear, white, or tooth-colored wires and elastic ties. These are an especially attractive option for adult patients or esthetic-minded teens.

Ceramic braces are perfect for patients who want an esthetic treatment option but don't want the extra hassle of keeping up with removable aligners.


Customize to Match Your Style

Even though most patients with ceramic braces love how discrete they are, some teens and adults like to use colored ligature ties.

These give braces an almost neon look, where the colors pop off the clear brackets, creating a unique aesthetic most people haven't seen before.

Caring for Clear Braces

Maintaining a consistent oral hygiene routine during orthodontic treatment is essential. Brush your teeth after every meal, being sure to clean out the spaces between your brackets.

You may worry that clear braces will stain, but don't worry—you won't have to give up your coffee or wine. As long as you keep up your cleaning habits, your brackets will stay clear.

Cost of Ceramic Braces

When looking at the cost of your treatment, one of the most significant factors is the materials used to craft your braces. At Booth Orthodontics, ceramic brackets cost slightly more than metal ones.

The work involved in putting braces on, adjusting them, and taking them off is also included in the total cost of treatment.

The placement and removal of ceramic braces are more sensitive to technique and require more time. Our treatment coordinators will happily review the cost with you at your consultation visit.

Best for Adults

After a thorough orthodontic evaluation with Dr. Ryan, we can determine which treatment option will be best for you and your smile.

At Booth Orthodontics, we generally recommend ceramic braces for adults and older teens. This is because ceramic brackets are more likely to break and are more expensive than metal brackets.

Schedule a free consultation at our office in Homer Glen to learn if they may be right for you.

Start Your New Smile

Schedule a free consultation with Dr. Ryan at Booth Orthodontics in Homer Glen to learn if clear braces are right for you.

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