Tooth colored ceramic braces are similar to metallic braces in size and shape, except they tooth-colored or clear brackets that blend in to teeth. In some cases tooth-colored wires to be even less noticeable.
While there are advantages for choosing tooth colored ceramic braces for people who want orthodontic treatment to be less noticeable, the treatment may take a bit longer because more treatment modifications may be necessary. Teeth are moved more slowly because the pressure put on the brackets is less as ceramic brackets can break off. They are more expensive than metallic braces.