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Orthodontics

Orthodontic treatment can improve your dental health and change your facial appearance for the better, and it can boost your self-esteem. Orthodontics can provide you with the chance to participate in improving the way you look.

Three out of Four People can Benefit from Braces

The AAO (American Association of Orthodontists) estimates that up to 75 percent of people could benefit from orthodontic care. Nearly 5 million people in the United States and Canada are presently in orthodontic treatment, according to the AAO. One in five is over age 18. Some are as young as 2 or 3, and some are in their 50s, 60s, and older. Healthy teeth can be moved at almost any age.

Braces Change Looks and Outlooks

A healthy, beautiful smile is the most obvious result of orthodontic treatment, but there’s so much more to the specialty of orthodontics than meets the eye. Some people with crooked teeth, reflexively cover her mouth whenever laughing or smiling. Some people cannot chew their food properly because of a “bad bite”. As we improve a person’s smile, self-esteem increases, too.

Orthodontics can be Life-Changing

First impressions often are based on the appearance of a person’s face, mouth and teeth. A person with a facial deformity or crooked teeth often is judged negatively not only on appearance but also on many other characteristics such as intelligence and personality.

Independent research studies have shown that people who believe their teeth or jaws are unattractive may suffer from a lack of self-esteem and confidence. In some cases, the psychological impact of crooked teeth has been found to hamper a person’s social or vocational growth.

Although dental health concerns are frequently the primary impetus for orthodontic treatment, it is not unusual for treatment to be initiated for the patient’s emotional well-being. In many cases, orthodontics provides both physical and psychological benefits.

Types of orthodontic treatment

Clear Ceramic Braces

For those who do not want their braces to be very noticeable, clear ceramic braces are an aesthetic alternative. Clear braces move your teeth in exactly the same way as metal braces do. Clear ceramic braces are quite comfortable to wear and just as efficient at moving teeth as traditional metal braces.

Metal Braces

Mostly popular with kids. The most popular braces are metal braces (stainless steel). Should metal braces be right for you, we will utilize the most efficient, comfortable, and technologically advanced metal braces available today.

Different colors placed on braces is great for personal expression and is also quite popular and fun. Because it’s so simple to change the colors, you can feel free to select a different color at every visit.

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