The most popular with kids and teenagers. They love changing the colors of ligature ties at their adjustment appointments. Today's metal braces are made of a high-grade stainless steel or titanium and are much smaller, comfortable and attractive than ever before.
Translucent (clear) ceramic braces
The most popular with adults due to their cosmetic appeal. You have to be very close to someone to be able to see them. Yet, because they are a ceramic material, they are more fragile. Also, the clear elastic ligature ties may discolor between adjustment appointments.