Metal braces are the traditional ‘train tracks' braces that most people think of straight away whenever braces are mentioned. But, however they may look, they are still very much a popular orthodontic treatment. That's in part due to the fact they are affordable, effective and have very predictable result
Ceramic braces win in the appearance department in terms of subtlety. Ceramic braces win in the appearance department in terms of subtlety. They are clear and, therefore, draw less attention than metal braces to the mouths of the people wearing them. However, ceramic braces are prone to staining and discoloration. This feature means that wearers must be vigilant about oral hygiene and altogether avoid dark food and beverages.
Some of the most popular clear aligners brands include Invisalign and dent care aligners.
aligner systems, which straighten your teeth without any brackets or wires. They are essentially invisible when you wear them over your teeth.
You are never too old for orthodontic treatment. we considers many variables when developing your customized treatment plan, but age is rarely a deciding factor.
Yes they do. As of 2016, more than1,690,000 adults being treated by U.S. and Canadian members of the American Association of Orthodontists.
Teeth and jaws that are properly aligned are easier to keep clean through brushing and flossing. Correcting the bite (how the upper and lower teeth fit together) reduces improper forces placed on the teeth and improves your ability to bite and chew and improves the odds of keeping your teeth long-term.
Depending on what is missing, your orthodontist may choose to move neighboring teeth together to close the space where the tooth is missing or hold open a space for a bridge or implant. we will work with your family dentist and/or other dental specialists.
The ads may have been for veneers, which are thin, tooth-colored shells that are glued to the fronts of teeth. But they do not alter an improper arrangement of teeth – they just cover up the problem. Veneers are easier to place and last longer when teeth are straight, and the bite has been corrected.
Yes. Teeth with crowns can be moved.