If you have crooked or crowded teeth you may feel embarrassed about your smile. In addition, you may experience an increased risk of TMJ disorder or bruxism (teeth grinding). How do you correct misalignment? Fortunately, orthodontic treatment allows our team to improve the alignment of your teeth.
You have probably watched friends and loved ones wearing braces throughout your life with the knowledge that the finished product will include a beautifully aligned smile. What you may not realize is that orthodontic treatment offers so much more than an improved bite. Have you been thinking about improving the alignment of your teeth? If… Read more »
In our last post, we discussed different types of orthodontics specifically geared toward adults and working professionals. Did you know that crooked, gapped, or protruding teeth can harm your smile in more ways than one. Although metal braces are the most conventional option for straightening a crooked smile, Invisalign clear aligners, with their shorter average treatment… Read more »
Even though we tend to associate braces with the awkward pre-teen years, as much as 20% of orthodontics patients in the United States are adults. More and more adults are seeking out orthodontics as pressures at work and in the social world are prompting them to correct crooked, widely spaced, or protruding teeth and bite… Read more »
There are multiple orthodontic options, but if you opt for quicker systems (such as Six Month Smiles) the concept is similar to traditional braces. The same basic orthodontic equipment will be worn, but instead of visible metal braces, clear brackets are used. The wire that connects each bracket is tooth-colored, so that it blends into… Read more »
The seasons come and go, year after year. It’s so easy to put things off and get caught up in commitments, and the next thing you know, another year has passed. If you are self-conscious about the way your teeth look, it’s possible that you avoid opening yourself up to enjoying the company of a… Read more »
Let’s be honest: you’re not likely to hear someone say, “oh I hope I can get some metal braces.” As effective as traditional braces are, they come at a price that has nothing to do with money and everything to do with pride. There aren’t too many nearly invisible orthodontic options available to patients these… Read more »