Ceramic braces are the same shape as metal braces except that they are tooth-coloured and blend in with the teeth.
Because ceramic is harder than enamel, teeth that bite or rub against brackets can easily wear down the opposing teeth. Therefore ceramic braces are rarely placed on lower teeth.
CERAMIC BRACES PROS
Improved appearance compared with metal braces
CERAMIC BRACES CONS
More expensive than metal braces
Slightly bulkier than metal braces, so the can be harder to keep clean
Ceramic braces are more brittle, so can break/chip more easily