Ceramic vs Metal Brace

7 detailed differences between them

In orthodontics, braces are used to correct teeth and bones that are poorly positioned in the mouth, causing problems with the gums and bite. wear of the teeth will affect their functionality and overall aesthetics. Many people seek treatment to correct their dental aesthetics to look better, boosting self-esteem and improving oral health.

Advantages of Ceramic Bracket

These braces are really similar to the metallic ones since both correct positioning or crowding problems of the teeth. They are transparent or tooth-colored to match natural teeth. They are made of porcelain material, making them less obvious than the metallic variety.

Disadvantages of Ceramic Bracket

 Because ceramic braces are larger, they may cause more gum sensitivity.. As a result, it is difficult to properly clean around the brackets, causing gum inflammation or recession if the brush does not reach all areas properly.

Advantages of Metallic Bracket

Metal braces are made of stainless steel. They move the teeth to align them correctly. The metal bracket is a fixed orthodontic appliance cemented to the tooth. It functions to transmit forces to align the teeth. They are the most economical method to align teeth and improve your smile.

Disadvantages of Metallic Bracket

If you want the best aesthetics and do not want any metal to show when you smile, this option is the least recommended.

The differences between metallic and ceramic brace

Ceramic braces are much higher in cost than metal ones, on average. The complete treatment (visits, brackets, facilities and equipment, a specialized dental professional and follow-up) comes between $3,000 and $7,000 while metal braces cost between $1700 and $6000, depending upon the case,  timeframe, and  location.

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