Dental braces were designed to fix a crooked tooth or some jaw problems. Commonly used by children but also by adults, the braces treatments can last for years and usually are replaced by a retainer afterwards. Since few years you can also get a personal look picking up the braces colors.
People should not be afraid of getting new braces colors in every revision of the treatment. The Orthodontic has to work on the brackets, tighten them and replacing the hues must be done anyway. It’s the perfect occasion to ask for a new look! However if you want to ensure that your colors are available, let the orthodontic know that you want specific ones.
Get confirmation from your dentist about what types of colored rubber they have in the clinic. Common hues are usually available at any time but if you decide to go for the fancy ones like “glowing in the dark” braces then it’s always good to check the dentist before. There are several online tools that can give you an idea about how the braces colors will blend together. Some clinics even have mouth models for you to play with.
People usually choose a white color thinking it might hide well previous imperfection. A true fact is that white braces will definitely make more noticeable stains in your teeth. By choosing dark colors for your braces you can avoid this problem and you can also get a better blending of the brackets application.
Getting aggressive or even colors for holidays like Christmas (red and green) is really common nowadays among young people. Orange and black braces colors for Halloween will give you the extra horror touch you might be looking for…
Your colored braces can also be related with the season you’re on or even you could change them according to your favorite team’s theme.
Of course you can get very creative with your braces and come up good the best design for you.
Keep in mind that braces colors are optional and not everyone has to get colored braces. In case you don’t like them there are of course other choices. Having clear braces can hide pretty well previous stains in the teeth. You can also get translucent wires together with clear braces for a better blending. This will make harder to notice when a patient is wearing them.
Children can sometimes get traumatized by braces applications for that reason braces colors are meant to bring a bit of fun into the young mouth so the patient forgets about the brackets. Most of the dentists should have a selector tool for your colored braces just remember to let your orthodontic know that you would like to change them from time to time.