Many people opt for ceramic braces because they’re less noticeable on your teeth than metal braces. This can be a huge advantage if you’re considering braces and don’t want to feel self-conscious about wearing them.
But ceramic braces also come with some downsides.
Read on to learn how ceramic braces stack up against metal braces in terms of effectiveness, cost, and what they’re like to wear on a day-to-day basis.
• Improper alignment of the teeth.
• Alteration in the appearance of the face.
• Frequent biting of the inner cheeks or tongue.
• Discomfort when chewing or biting.
• Speech problems, including the development of a lisp.
• Breathing through the mouth rather than the nose.
• Cleft lip and palate.
• Frequent use of a pacifier after the age of 3.
• Prolonged use of bottle feeding in early childhood.
• Thumb sucking in early childhood.
• Injuries that result in the misalignment of the jaw.
• Tumors in the mouth or jaw.
• Abnormally shaped or impacted teeth.
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