Ceramic Braces

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Ceramic Braces San Diego, CA

Long gone are the days of the metal mouth stigma that used to plague those who had braces.ᅠ Now there are scores of different styles and materials used to make your smile better and stronger.

How about ceramic mouth?ᅠ Doesn't quite have the same taunt appeal does it?

If you would like ceramic braces you should try and find a dentist in your area who specializes in them.ᅠ While many dentists will perform the procedure of applying these braces, you'll want someone who is an expert.ᅠ Also, whether you are a candidate for ceramic braces depends on a few factors.ᅠ Your dentists may recommend another kind of brace depending on various factors.

The type of braces you get depends on a number of factors and the extent of your treatment, such as:

ᅠᅠᅠ * The severity of your bite or tooth crookedness problems
ᅠᅠᅠ * If extractions are necessary
ᅠᅠᅠ * If jaw surgery is necessary
ᅠᅠᅠ * If headgear or other special appliances are necessary
ᅠᅠᅠ * The amount of time you will need to wear braces
ᅠᅠᅠ * The preferences of your dentist or orthodontist
ᅠᅠᅠ * How much you are willing to pay
ᅠᅠᅠ * How long you will be in braces to correct your problems
ᅠᅠᅠ * What you, yourself desire. Would you feel embarrassed in metal? Are you only willing to straighten your teeth if Invisalign is used? Do you prefer the look of ceramic or sapphire? Or don't you care, as long as the outcome is good?

There are a few drawbacks to ceramic braces.ᅠ Often the brackets used with ceramic braces are larger than their metal cousins.ᅠ But this negative is usually off set by the fact that they are almost invisible so, it doesn't really matter.

On average, braces cost between $1,000 and $5,000, depending on the complexity of the case. Specialty braces, such as ceramic braces, are often towards the higher end of this scale. Check your dental insurance coverageラmany plans cover at least a portion of orthodontic costs.

So if you are thinking about getting braces be sure to ask your dentist about ceramic braces.ᅠ They are the more attractive choice for cosmetic dentistry.

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