Do you have a child who’s resistant to the idea of getting braces? Braces don’t have to be boring! Cool, colored braces can be a fun form of self-expression for kids. We’ve gathered a list of top tips for choosing colored braces that get the job done and look great doing it.
Overwhelmed with options? We get it! Here are some factors to consider when choosing colors for braces:
Some colors tend to suit certain people better than others. If you’ve noticed that a particular color shirt looks great on your child, that’s a good place to start. In general:
Remember, these are just ideas to get you started. At Kool Smiles, we believe that all colors look great on all children.
White and clear braces are common choices among people who like a subtle look, but white and clear braces are easily stained by colored foods and beverages, like soda and ice pops.
If your child is passionate about a particular sports team, holiday, or cause, they can use their braces to express that. Possible options include:
Your dentist will likely have a color wheel to show all the available braces colors, but if you’d like to plan ahead, find an online braces color wheel. Some online tools will even let you preview how your preferred color combination will look.
The orthodontist can change your child’s braces colors at every tightening appointment, so don’t worry too much about the colors they choose. If your child decides on lime green and neon yellow braces, they can always change them later!
We’ve covered the fun stuff. Let’s talk about oral hygiene. Cool, colored braces are much cooler when they’re sitting on clean, healthy teeth. Encourage your child to:
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