Orthodontic treatment is so common these days that most of our patients consider it a right of passage. Rest assured, it is never too late to seek orthodontic treatment. Misaligned teeth or a crooked bite can lead to headaches, TMJ syndrome, achy and tense neck, back, and shoulders. There are a number of orthodontic treatments available for everyone in the family from adolescents to adults and whether you wish to adjust an uncomfortable bite or unleash your smile potential. Book your consultation today and let us work to achieve a healthier and happier smile!
Candidates for Dentures
Did you know that around one quarter or adults over the age of 65 are missing all of their teeth? Dentures are a common and respectable solution to missing teeth. They are so dependable and natural-looking that you’ve probably spoken to someone with dentures and didn’t even know it. Do you think you might be a good candidate for dentures? To be a good candidate for this restorative treatment you should:
Wish to replace several or all of your teeth. There are alternative solutions available if you wish to replace just one or two teeth.
Have a healthy jawbone. After you lose a tooth, your jawbone will slowly become thin and less able to support a denture-- especially an implant-supported denture.
Be ready to take good care of your dentures at home and with routine cleanings and checkups!
The benefits of orthodontic treatment include a healthier mouth, a more pleasing appearance, and teeth that are more likely to last a lifetime.
How do I know if I need orthodontics?
• Overjet - when your upper teeth lie too far forward.
• Underbite - when your lower teeth lie too far forward.
• Crossbite - a bite that doesn't mesh comfortably.
• Spacing - gaps or spaces between the teeth.
• Crowding - when teeth are overlapping or tipped and impossible to floss.
When you hear the word braces, you most likely think of those bulky metal brackets with wires. Modern dental brackets are now smaller, less noticeable, and just as effective as the older bulkier ones. They’re easier to keep clean and much more comfortable. The wires are thinner and lighter, producing less stress on the teeth, leading to greater comfort.
We also offer clear brackets that tend to be more popular among our adult patients. These brackets are designed to combine conventional orthodontics with discretion. At a quick glance, no one will even realize you are wearing braces.
We’re proud to offer Invisalign clear aligners. Invisalign uses a series of custom made trays to gradually shift your teeth to their ideal positions. These transparent trays fit snugly against your teeth and are removable so you can take them out to eat what you want, brush and floss like normal, and keep your trays fresh and clean.
Ideally, orthodontic treatment would occur in younger patients before most adult teeth have arrived. If you are a parent, we recommend bringing your teen in for a consultation. But don't worry! There are orthodontic treatment options available for adults too! It's never too late.
Braces do not hurt when they are first applied. After they begin to shift your teeth some discomfort may be felt. That being said, if you have any pain or discomfort, let us know! There are solutions available to make your treatment as comfortable as possible
You must ask your insurance provider what your coverage includes. After a consultation, we can provide you with an estimate for your insurance provider.
We do offer Invisalign. Book a consultation to find out if Invisalign is the best option for you.
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What our patients are saying
“I have Clear Correct braces and I absolutely love them. They are not very noticable at all and do not hurt. Thanks to Dr.Brach for these wonderful braces.”