Invisible / Cosmetic Braces

The invisible braces are the braces that remain hidden as compared to normal braces. This makes it more preferable and comfortable to wear as compared to normal wired braces.

Various types of invisible braces are:


Invisalign is the type of invisible braces where instead of using the traditional metals and wired braces, an invisible plastic like braces are used to straighten the teeth.

Lingual Braces

Lingual braces are another kind of invisible braces which are similar to the traditional braces. However, they are set to the back side of the teeth and are not visible from the front.

Some of the benefits are:

  • As there is no metallic wire or brackets, the possibility of cuts and abrasion is reduced.
  • With the removable hidden braces, you can easily remove it while eating or flossing.
  • The invisible braces give you a natural look without the need of feeling conscious.
Cosmetic Braces

Cosmetic braces are the category of braces that are set to enhance your appearance by treating the crooked or overjet teeth. These types of braces can be either transparent or visible. Cosmetic braces are generally lighter and easier to wear and treat the misalignment of teeth relatively faster. There are different options of cosmetic braces that you can choose from based on your budget and preferences.

Different types of cosmetic braces include:
  • Six Month Smile braces

Six Month Smile braces are the cosmetic braces which are made with white wires and transparent brackets.

  • Ceramic Braces

Ceramic braces are another family of cosmetic braces which is similar to the traditional metallic braces. However, in ceramic braces, the wires and brackets are of the tooth color which makes it rarely visible.

Several benefits provided by the cosmetic braces include:

  • With cosmetic braces, there is a need for making only fewer adjustments.
  • The cosmetic braces take less time to treat the teeth misalignment, usually 4-6 months.
  • The cosmetic braces are more comfortable than traditional braces.
  • Oral hygiene is improved as the braces can also be removed for brushing and eating.