As a type of dentistry focused on correcting the alignment of the teeth and jaw, orthodontics includes several treatment options and usually begins in early childhood, though most orthodontic treatments can happen at any age, including the adult years. Orthodontics can be used to correct:
Modern orthodontic techniques allow our dentist to provide effective treatment quickly and comfortably for a straight and beautiful smile. Some of the most common orthodontic treatments include:
Our dentist will consult with you during your initial orthodontic appointment to match the correct treatment to your needs.
Generally, orthodontic treatments are used to improve the utility of the mouth for increased dental health. Properly aligned teeth are less prone to dental decay and gum disease and also make it easier to talk and chew more comfortably. However, orthodontic teeth straightening treatments also provide cosmetic benefits, such as a more uniform and aesthetically pleasing smile.
If you would like to learn more about orthodontics and what we provide for orthodontic services, contact our office today and meet with our dentist for a bright new smile!