Orthodontic treatment has become one of the most sort after treatments to correct those mal-occlusion ( Bad Bite). We provide orthodontic treatment to patients of all ages, provided they are candidate for the treatment.
We provide both the conventional fixed braces and Invisalign treatments.
In our offices the orthodontic check-up exam usually start at the age of 7. There are children that benefits from early functional phase treatment, which was found to have a profound beneficial outcome, with regular braces treatment. Adults can also be candidates for orthodontics although Invisalign seems to treatment of choice in that group. You can never be too late to obtain a straight set of teeth and a beautiful smile.
Beyond the cosmetic advantages of straight teeth, there are other health benefits to orthodontics.
- Straight teeth are easier to maintain good oral hygiene.
- Straight teeth are less prone to decay and periodontal (gum) disease.
- Straight teeth have a lower risk of dental injury.
- Misaligned teeth can cause abnormal wear of tooth surface.
There are three phases of orthodontic treatment:
1) Orthodontic records
This phase consists of checking your medical and dental history, examining your jaw structure, your teeth alignment, taking several x-rays and photographs, and then to come up with a customized orthodontic treatment plan just for our patients.
2) Active Orthodontic Phase
Metal or clear braces are bonded to the natural teeth. After which there is monthly visits for necessary adjustments and any other treatments to ensure an acceptable result.
3) Retention Phase
When orthodontic treatment is completed, braces will be removed and top and bottom retainer appliances will be custom-made for you. These retainers can be either Fixed bonded or the Removable types. They need to worn by our patients to retain the teeth after the orthodontic treatment is completed. It must be worn as instructed to minimize the chances of relapse of the teeth. Our patients can discuss with our doctor when the orthodontic treatment is near completion.
We provide our orthodontic patients with
- Power Toothbrush (Oral-B)
- Orthodontic information booklet
- Before & After pictures
- First post-orthodontic retainer for free