Most people want braces to improve their smile, but others need braces to improve their oral health. Crooked teeth, forwardly placed teeth, improperly arranged teeth can be corrected in orthodontics (a specialty that deals with teeth alignment) with the help of dental braces. Remember that orthodontist appointments are more than just about deciding whether or not you need braces. They can mean the difference between a quick fix for a minor dysfunction or diagnosing an unnoticed problem before it turns into a major challenge. The experienced Orthodontist Panel at Blue Dental will guide you through proper diagnosis and treatment planning.
Why do I need braces?
- Braces-aligns the teeth
- Improves the hygiene of the mouth by preventing gum issues and cavity formations
- Prevents unnecessary jaw problems
- Improves speech ability
How do braces work?
What is a good age for wearing braces?
Can adults also undergo braces treatment?
There is for this kind of corrective treatment. You can use braces to correct misaligned teeth at any age, just so long as your teeth, gums and bones are reasonably strong. This is because pressure will be applied to move the teeth. Naturally, you need to have tough, robust, and flexible gum tissue that is able to bounce back if you want to wear braces.
Types of braces?
Traditional braces – These braces are available in both metal and ceramic materials. Ceramic braces are opaque and whitish in color making it less conspicuous.
Self ligating braces -These braces are the next advancement in dental braces. They are much more simplified than traditional braces and are also available in both metal and ceramic materials.
Lingual braces These braces are further advancements in dental braces. Lingual braces are placed behind the teeth and are available in both metal and ceramic materials.