Ortho Organizers Inc, Carlsbad, Calif, introduces its new aesthetic bracket line, NeoLucent Ceramic Brackets. The brackets are among the lowest profile in the orthodontic market, according to the company, measuring 1.98 mm for the upper centrals. The brackets feature a smooth, polished surface with rounded corners, and are designed to blend with natural tooth tone.

The brackets are manufactured in America from 99.9% pure polycrystalline Alumina. They do not contain nickel, chromium, or other metals.