Best Braces Colors | Choosing The Right Colors For Your Braces

More people now are opting for braces than ever before. And for a good reason; they help your teeth grow properly and enhance their appearance. More than that, though, they can do wonders for your aesthetic image. Choosing colors for your braces is the fun part of getting them, but what should you choose? This post will talk about the best braces colors you can choose from.

Modern braces come in a wide variety of styles and colors. This means that they shed the old notion of being embarrassing and awkward. Now, braces can add a lot of personality, particularly if you choose your favorite colors.

Choosing The Best Braces Colors

You can choose from a wide variety of colors, and any color can look good if you like it. However, some color combinations work better than others. The right colors can match your skin tone, complement or accentuate your eyes, represent your favorite things, or even make a statement.

A well-matched shade of green works well with brown eyes. And pink, lilac, or turquoise variations work great with blue eyes. Red, orange, and purple can bring out green or hazel eyes.
Cooler colors like lilac, baby pink, or sky blue can complement fairer skin. Bolder colors like navy blue, gold, and violet work brilliantly with a dark or olive skin tone.

Pick a theme you’d love to represent. Turquoise and gold can represent a day on the beach, or you can get creative with festive, holiday-themed colors for Christmas or St. Patrick’s Day.
Don’t be shy to pick colors that represent your favorite hobby or sports team.

Silvery or bluish hues will help make your teeth look brighter and whiter.

If you don’t want to get colored braces, clear aligners are also available.

However, there are some colors you’d be best off avoiding, as they can harm your overall appearance.

Green, yellow or brown braces can make your teeth look stained or like you have food stuck in your teeth.

While white braces may seem like a natural choice, the material can stain easily over time. They can also make your teeth appear yellow.

Black braces can make your teeth look like they are rotting, have cavities, or decay. However, you can contrast black and orange for a Halloween theme, for example.


We hope this post has given you some ideas about choosing the best braces colors. But the most important thing is to love your braces and be confident.

Therefore, make sure to take as much time as you need so that you’re confident with your decision. Visiting a dentist’s office to see the colors they have available is a great idea!

At Nimmi Shine Dental, we pride ourselves on being the epitome of excellence for dentistry in California. Our experienced team provides honest, gentle, and affordable care to all patients and takes special care to ensure their trust.

We’ll be happy to answer any questions about getting your braces and make the best recommendations for your individual needs. Feel free to call our San Diego dentist at 858-999-8550.

Dr. Joseph Mara

Dr. Joseph Mara

For more than 19 years, Dr. Joseph Mara has been a leading dentist in San Diego, providing affordable, gentle, and honest dental care. Driven by a commitment to patient’s trust and satisfaction, he undergoes continuous education and specialized training in oral implantology and endodontics. At his practice – Nimmi Shine Dental, convenience and comfort are paramount. Utilizing advanced technology such as the Vatech PaX-i3D Scanner and Computer Guided Implant Surgery, the clinic emphasizes efficiency and overall patient well-being. Call us today at (858) 999-8550 to schedule a consultation with our expert dentist.


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