Clear Braces – Ideal for Adults

Content reviewed by Dr. Wint W. Tun, DDS, MS – Board-Certified Orthodontist


  • Virtually unnoticeable – designed to blend in with natural teeth color.

  • Resists stain and discoloration 

  • Comfortable due to smaller brackets that have smooth rounded corners. 

  • Effective in straightening your teeth and correcting your bite

  • Suited for adults who want the strength and reliability of metal braces but with a more subtle appearance.

clear braces shown on a model of a mouth

3M Ceramic Bracket

Small translucent bracket blends in with natural teeth color and is virtually unnoticeable.


Am I too old for braces?

No, age is not a factor. Our oldest patient is 64. So long as the gums and bone which support your teeth are healthy, you can get braces at any age to improve your smile.

How does clear braces compare to metal braces?

Clear braces are made of white ceramic material which is more fragile and easier to crack. Therefore, they are usually used for top jaw. However, both types work on the same principles and tend to be equally as effective.

Can I eat anything I want with clear braces?

You should avoid hard, sticky or chewy food just like with braces.

Why fix my teeth now after I have lived with crooked teeth for a long time?

Orthodontics is not merely for improving the esthetics of your smile. Braces can correct malocclusions which can affect the way you chew, clean your teeth or feel about your smile.

female adult wearing clear braces
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    Tomball, TX 77375