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The Truth About Clear Braces

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 11:02 am

Have you thought about orthodontic treatment but don’t want to wear metal braces? Have you considered clear braces but are afraid that they will stain over time?
My name is Chris Shannon, and I am an orthodontist in Davenport, Florida. I have heard a lot of concerns that people have when considering using clear braces.
I am writing this article to tell you the truth about clear braces. Clear braces can be made of a plastic or a ceramic material. Plastic materials can stain. Fortunately, ceramic material does not stain. The cement that is used to “glue” the brackets to the teeth can also stain. Fortunately there are high quality cements on the market that do not stain. The white or clear elastic ties that attach the wire to the bracket can stain. At Shannon Orthodontics, we use a white coated wire that does not stain.
With the vast amounts of different types of clear brackets and cement out there on the market today, it is no wonder why there are concerns about clear brackets. I personally tested over 8 leading clear brackets on the market with different cement. Our system cannot be stained by any food or drink. Our clear braces will not stain, and that is our guarantee.
If you are searching for a clear solution to your orthodontic treatment we offer both clear braces and Invisalign. Our initial consultation is always free. With our low down payment and low monthly payments, treatment is more affordable than you may think. Give us a call at (863) 353-6867. I look forward to meeting you.