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Braces colors: choosing the best colors for your teeth

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One of the exciting parts of having braces is getting to choose the color ties at each visit. How do you decide what braces colors are best for your teeth? At the OrthoBee Orthodontics, our color wheel for the braces ties gives you 33,554,432 options for customizing your look. Choosing a color or color combination is a personal choice so have fun with it!

So many options for braces colors

If you want to try different colors and color combinations, here are some fun ways to choose your colors:

  1. What’s your favorite color?
  2. Do you have a special ocassion and want to match your outfit?
  3. Do you have a school/team color?
  4. Is there a holiday coming up?
  5. Is there a cause, like pink for breast cancer awareness?
  6. Would you like to be surprised and let us choose your color(s)?

Tips on choosing the best braces colors for your teeth

Popular colors

Silver is a timeless choice if you have metal braces. It doesn’t discolor easily and matches your braces and most outfits. Baby blue is a very popular option for being subtle and for making teeth appear a bit whiter. You can also find ways to

Dark colors

Dark colors, such as navy or purple, contrast with the white of your teeth. They also fade less over time compared to lighter colors like light pink.

Colors to avoid

While braces colors are subject to personal preference, there are some colors that many people find unesthetic because they look like blood (red) or broccoli (green). Yellow can also make your teeth appear yellower. White and clear discolor very easily.

Hopefully, these few tips will help make choosing the best braces colors for your smile easier. You can also get more tips at When in doubt, you can always ask us for suggestions. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and there are no wrong choices when it comes to braces colors so have fun with it!

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