Ceramic braces are made of composite material rather than metal, making them less visible. Tinted to match the color of natural teeth, ceramic braces from our expert in ceramic braces in Los Angeles are less disruptive to the appearance compared to metal braces. Like invisible braces, ceramic braces can be a better option for patients who want to maintain a professional image at work or at school while their teeth are being corrected.
Dr. Hakim, our expert in ceramic braces in Los Angeles, requires a consultation for all patients considering orthodontic treatment, including ceramic braces. However, basic guidelines can help patients decide whether to pursue this option. Ceramic braces can work well for patients who want to preserve a natural appearance during orthodontic treatment, but patients who require more extensive correction may find that the need for additional treatments overshadows the discretion associated with ceramic braces.
Like metal braces, ceramic braces from our orthodontist in Los Angeles use brackets and wires and can correct nearly all common bite irregularities. However, patients should consider the few limitations described above in order to seek the best option for them.
To learn more about ceramic braces and how they can correct specific problems, patients can schedule a consultation with Dr. Hakim, our Los Angeles ceramic braces expert.