We are happy to treat patients of all ages in our practice. We want to help children, teens, and adults have straight teeth and a perfect smile. We are proud to offer a variety of orthodontic treatment options to our patients and will help them choose the one that best fits their needs and lifestyle. Two of the most common treatment options we offer are traditional metal braces and clear aligners.
Would you love to improve your smile with orthodontic treatment but have been hesitant to move forward with a treatment plan? Whether you’ve already met with us for a consultation or you have a friend or family member who visits our office for treatment, and you’ve started thinking about your own oral health, now is the perfect time to go for it! We are happy to treat patients of all ages. Let us explain the many benefits of improving the placement of your teeth. Continue reading to learn more.
Many years ago, there was only one option when patients were in need of orthodontic care — traditional metal braces. Over the years, different variations and treatment methods have been introduced. Today, one of the most talked about orthodontic treatment options is clear aligners, which begs the question, “Are traditional metal braces still beneficial to patients?” The answer is yes! Most of our patients still receive treatment using traditional metal braces. In fact, there are some patients who are not even eligible for clear aligners for a number of reasons. Traditional metal braces offer a number of benefits to our patients.
Are you or a loved one about to start on your journey with clear aligners? Many of our patients have mixed emotions when they start their orthodontic treatment. There is excitement over the thought of straight teeth. Patients who are using clear aligners get very excited because they have seen a rendering of what their teeth will look like at the completion of treatment. Patients also feel a bit nervous about what to expect and how teeth will feel during treatment. To help ease your mind, we want to explain what you can expect when you first start clear aligner treatment. Continue reading to learn more.
Would you love to improve your smile, but never feel like you have the time to commit to treatment? Or do you feel that at your age you are not interested in traditional orthodontic care options? Our team is committed to improving the ways we can provide services to you and your family. We have an orthodontic treatment option that can bring about beautiful changes to your smile and is perfect for patients with limited time and who are looking for an inconspicuous option. Continue reading to learn more about this treatment.
Many parents are surprised to learn that we recommend that children are seen for their first orthodontic visit when they are over the age of seven. It is not uncommon for parents to think that our job is to merely to straighten teeth and not realize all of the components that need to work together to create the perfect smile. Long before we can work on straightening the teeth with braces, we need to improve the jaw alignment if the upper jaw is not the proper size. When the jaw is too narrow, we may introduce hardware known as a palatal expander.
Are you or a loved one getting braces for the first time? It can be a bit nerve-wracking not knowing what to expect. Getting braces is a unique experience and will take some getting used to over the first few days and weeks after treatment has started.
Do you dream of having perfect teeth but feel like your age is holding you back? Or do you feel like there is only one orthodontic option to change your smile? Gone are the days of only teenagers receiving orthodontic treatment. If you missed out on the experience when you were younger and were always self-conscious of your less than perfectly straight smile, it is not too late to get the smile you have dreamed of for years. Better yet, we have numerous options that can fit into any lifestyle, even if you have little to no time or don’t want to leave the comfort of your own home. Continue reading to learn about the different orthodontic options for adults.
Why do some people need braces and others don’t? Why an individual is recommended for orthodontic treatment depends on many factors. The main reason would be to correct misaligned teeth and jaw alignment problems. Especially at a young age, it’s important to correct these issues when they are easier to treat. Did you know that there are alternatives to metal braces? Read more to find out about different orthodontic options.
Clear aligners are an effective solution for straightening crooked and crowded teeth. The most obvious reason people choose this type of treatment is that they are not noticeable, unlike traditional metal braces. Regardless of appearance, there is an adjustment period when you first start wearing aligners. We want to make you aware of common experiences that patients have when they first start wearing aligners.