Orthodontic care goes back more than 2,000 years, but one of the biggest developments in this field of dentistry occurred in the 19th century.

Through the work of multiple dentists, what we would recognize as braces were invented. Today, brackets and wires are synonymous with orthodontic treatment. For a long time, metal braces were the only real option for many people.

That’s to advances in dental ceramics, we can offer ceramic braces as a more discreet way to move teeth and improve smiles. At Orthodontic Alliances, this option has helped countless teens and adults create the smiles of their dreams.

Call to schedule a consultation at any of our office in Portage (219-841-7795), Michigan City (219-809-6584), and St. John, IN (219-440-6512). Discover what clear braces could do for your smile.

Finding What Works For You

Getting braces is a big step. Unfortunately, some people can’t or won’t wear metal braces. As a result, they aren’t getting the benefits that they could if they completed orthodontic treatment.

For some people, Invisalign aligners are an excellent alternative. As great as aligners can be, some problems care be solved more effectively with braces.

Our ceramic braces are the middle ground for patients who want something more discreet than metal braces, yet need something more effective for their situation than aligners.

What Clear Ceramics Can Do

In case you have any questions about the kinds of issues you can fix with ceramic braces, we’ll give a quick overview of what they can do.

For patients with crowded teeth or gaps in their smiles, ceramic braces can make your teeth more evenly spaced. If you have crooked teeth, these braces can get them in line.

If you have bite problems, clear braces can change how your top and bottom teeth fit together. This treatment can fix overbites, underbites, open bites, and crossbites, too.

When your teeth are straight and aligned, it provides multiple benefits for you.

A straight smile can give you a boost of confidence. We can’t tell you how many times our professionals have witnessed patients become more outgoing and let more of their personalities show as their smiles changed. Many stopped putting hands over their mouths when they spoke. Instead, they said what they needed to say without any worries than someone else would see their smiles.

By straightening your teeth, you are making it easier to maintain your healthy mouth as well.

This doesn’t happen just because you complete orthodontic care. However, it does mean your regular hygiene — brushing, flossing, and professional cleanings — are more effective. When your teeth don’t get in the way, you can remove plaque and tartar more easily.

See The Change For Yourself

Braces work. There’s no question about that. This doesn’t mean you have to use metal brackets and wires. You can get the smile of your dreams by visiting Orthodontic Alliances and trying our clear ceramic braces.

To set up a consultation, contact us by filling out our online form or by calling the office closest to you.