Metal braces are the most common type, made of high-grade stainless steel. Today’s metal braces are smaller, more comfortable, and more attractive than older braces were.
Ceramic braces are made of translucent (clear) material. They are most popular with adult patients, due to their cosmetic appeal. The only drawback to ceramic brackets is that they are more fragile, and the elastic ties can discolor between orthodontic visits. Damon Clear combines tieless brackets and high technology archwires that are clinically proven to move teeth fast and comfortably with great results.