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Clear Braces For Teens & Adults by Dr. Ed Amley Today, our patients of all ages are selfconscious about the appearance of their braces as they undergo orthodontics for a new bite and a dynamic smile. Over the years, orthodontists have used a variety of “esthetic” braces made from clear materials such as lucite or ceramic. However, every clear material available to the orthodontist had major disadvantages. Either the clear braces discolored when exposed to mustard, tomato sauces, coffee, tea, or red wine or they broke and fractured during treatment.

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In 2010, those orthodontists who were experienced with the Damon System for comprehensive orthodontics introduced the first really clear orthodontic bracket When Invisalign was introduced to our that was impervious to all staining foods profession in 1998-99, we had an ex- and liquids such as coffee, mustard, and tremely esthetic alternative to clear brac- red wine. Like the Damon metal brackes as they then existed but Invisalign was ets, the Damon Clear bracket was passive self-ligating (needed no wire or elastic ties around the brace) and had exceptional strength. Now orthodonResponding to a recent survey, 34 tic tooth movement could proceed percent of teens and 42 percent of with reduced resistance, exceptional adults chose the toothbrush first comfort, precise alignments, and when asked to select the invention maximum esthetics. With Damon Clear brackets on all the visible upper they could not live without from teeth that show during a full smile, our among five choices. The other patients were confident that everyone four: the personal computer, saw dramatic results and not their bracautomobile, microwave es. Damon Clear has truly been more and cellular phone. than met the eye.

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