Clear Braces Wappingers Falls NY
Dr. Ahmed Mansour and the team at Sunshine Orthodontics offer their patients who live or work near Wappingers Falls, NY the latest and most advanced treatments available today. One treatment in particular are clear braces. Patients considering different treatment approaches to their orthodontic needs can choose traditional braces, lingual braces, clear thermoplastic aligners, or clear braces in Wappingers Falls NY.
The Difference Between Traditional Braces & Clear Braces in Wappingers Falls NY
Traditional metal braces are made of metal brackets and wires that attach to the front surfaces of the teeth. For a bit of fun, some even come in a choice of colors. Clear braces are like traditional metal braces in that they are affixed to the front surfaces of the teeth. However, they are made out of a clear, ceramic material made to mimic the shade of white on your teeth. As a result, they are much less noticeable to the casual observer than traditional metal braces. Both types of braces are joined by a wire, metal or clear, to exert pressure and move the teeth within the mouth.
The Benefits of Clear Braces
They are an option for teens and adults who need to wear braces, but are concerned or self-conscious about how they will appear once the braces are on their teeth. Clear braces are:
The major benefit of clear braces is that they are clear (duh). More accurately, they are made to match the color of the teeth. They are less obvious in normal social interactions. Traditional metal braces are more obvious, so much so that some patients can now choose fun and fancy colors to sport their dental appliances. This is not for everyone, though. Options are a good thing.
Braces are effective in treating the most severe of orthodontic issues. Newer alternatives are available, but the technology has not advanced so that tray aligners can treat every case. Patients looking for options in orthodontic treatment are confident that clear braces treat the issue while being discreet and unobtrusive.
The metal parts associated with traditional braces can poke, scrape, and irritate the soft tissues of the mouth. Clear braces involve a lot less hardware, so there is less of a chance for irritation to occur.
Having to wear traditional metal braces can bring to mind images of adolescent awkwardness to teens and adults in Wappingers Falls, NY. While traditional braces are a proven and effective treatment option, there are other approaches that can be less obvious and more comfortable.
Dr. Mansour and the Sunshine Orthodontics staff have the knowledge and experience to help their patients to choose the most effective and appropriate orthodontic treatment for them.
Dr. Ahmed Mansour and the team at Sunshine Orthodontics are experts in clear braces. If you have any questions pertaining to Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, braces, and clear braces in Wappingers Falls, NY, 12590, Poughkeepsie, NY, Fishkill, NY, Poughquag, NY, Hopewell Junction, NY, or would like to schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Mansour, contact Sunshine Orthodontics at (845) 592-2292.