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Affordable Clear Braces in Reno

Clear braces, also known as ceramic braces, are a popular orthodontic option for children and adults hoping to correct dental misalignments. With six convenient locations in the Reno area, Absolute Dental offers professional orthodontic treatments and affordable clear braces for the whole family. Get the perfect smile you’ve always wanted with clear braces at Absolute Dental in Reno.

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Clear Braces

How Do Clear Braces Work?

Clear braces use ceramic bonding to adhere a small metal wire to the front of each tooth. Strategic tension is applied to the thin wire to pull the patient’s teeth into alignment. This process can take months as periodic adjustments need to be made to the braces to achieve specific results. However, this orthodontic treatment often yields results more quickly than invisible braces because more tension can be applied and each tooth can be adjusted individually.

The ceramic bonding is a transparent material that allows the teeth to be perfectly visible while the braces are installed. The durable metal wire is very thin and can only be noticed from close proximity.



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Absolute Dental is a preferred provider for most insurances, unions, and hotels that include: Aetna, Ameritas, Boon-Chapman, Caesars Palace, Cigna, Delta Dental, Diversified, Geha, Guardian, Harrah’s, HealthSCOPE Benefits, Health Plan of Nevada (HPN), Humana, Liberty, Met-Life, MGM-MIRAGE, Premier Access, The Standard, Station Casinos, Teachers Health Trust, United Concordia, United Healthcare, Venetian, and The Zenith. We also accept Medicaid.

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The Benefits of Clear Braces

When compared to other orthodontic options, clear ceramic braces have several advantages that can help you get that perfectly straight smile without compromising your appearance. Consult with your Reno dentist to learn more about the benefits of clear braces, such as:

  • Clear ceramic bonding is less noticeable than metal brackets and rubber
  • Less expensive than invisible plastic braces
  • Only require one single installation
  • Can achieve successful results more quickly than invisible braces
  • Can be used to treat more severe misalignment and gaps

Clear braces are an excellent alternative option to traditional metal braces for many reasons. They are far less conspicuous and offer a way for patients to correct their teeth more discreetly. Clear braces are also less expensive than invisible braces, which utilize plastic trays to straighten teeth over time. Unlike invisible plastic braces, the durable metal wiring used with clear braces can treat more severe alignment issues.

Cost Comparison: A Middle Ground Between Metal and Plastic

Concept Image Metal Braces vs Clear Ceramic Braces

Metal braces are easily the most cost-effective option on the market because they use metal and rubber, two materials that are relatively inexpensive. Ceramic is a bit more costly, and that means a somewhat higher price tag for the convenience of a mostly invisible installation. Even so, the cost of ceramic braces is still less than invisible braces like Invisalign®, plastic options on the market and offers a great way to enhance a smile for the long-term. As with any type of corrective dental work, patients should make sure to speak with their dentist when they consider the available methods of smile correction and jaw alignment available to them.

Are You Considering Clear Ceramic Braces in Reno?

If you’re interested in getting ceramic braces, call any one of the Absolute Dental locations in the Reno area (including and Sparks) to schedule an appointment! Our dentists can evaluate if you are a good candidate for this option and plan your course of treatment immediately.

Absolute Dental provides the most professional orthodontic services and successful treatment of dental misalignment in Nevada.


901 West 4th Street Ste B
Reno, Nevada 89503
Phone Number: (775) 386-2246


Mon: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Tue: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Wed: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Thur: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Fri: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Sat: Call for Availability
Sun: Closed


2900 Clear Acre Lane Unit R
Reno, Nevada 89512
Phone Number: ​(775) 677-1055


Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thur: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed


5032 South Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada 89502
Phone Number: (775) 787-8900


Monday: 7am-4pm
Tuesday: 7am-4pm
Wednesday: 7am-4pm
Thursday: 7am-4pm
Friday: 7am-4pm
Saturday: 7am-12pm (every other week call to confirm)
Sunday: Closed


5365 Mae Anne Avenue
Reno, Nevada 89523
Phone Number: (702) 291-2031


Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


9492 Double R Boulevard suite a
Reno, Nevada 89521
Phone Number: (844) 876-4536


Monday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

Special Considerations for Clear Braces

For all of the benefits of a typical clear braces installation, there are certainly a few drawbacks that patients would be wise to consider before opting for this particular product. Perhaps the most notable is that patients will be subject to food restrictions for the duration of their braces’ installation. These restrictions are the same as they would be with a metal braces installation and for large the same reason. Simply put: It’s no fun to get food stuck in the installed metal parts, and it’s certainly no fun for stuck food to produce a cavity.In addition to restrictions on certain foods, patients will notice a bit more pain resulting from the installation of clear braces than they would if they opted for plastic alternatives. That’s because, like regular metal braces, the metal must be installed into the mouth semi-permanently. Of note, however, is that the long-term pain and gum irritation is less noticeable with clear braces than metal options.

Ceramic braces can be great at blending in with an existing smile, but the nature of the ceramic bonding agent can cause teeth to stain more noticeably than metal options in some cases. With healthy discussion with your dentist, it will be easy to pick the best installation for cost, results, and invisibility.

Popular Alternatives to Clear Braces

Absolute Dental in Reno offers alternatives to clear braces to fit your lifestyle.

Our experienced orthodontists will evaluate your smile to determine which option is right for you.


Metal Braces

metal braces in RenoExtremely effective and durable. Uses metal brackets and wires to align the teeth.


Invisible Braces

invisible braces in RenoA series of clear plastic trays are used to discreetly and progressively straighten the teeth.



Invisalign Braces - Teeth AlignersInvisalign® aligners are the clear alternative to metal braces for adults and teens.



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