BEVERLY WILSHIRE DENTAL
You may be a good candidate for braces if you have the following bite problems:
Braces can straighten your teeth to make them look, feel and work better. Braces are glued to your teeth and connected by a wire to put gentle pressure on your teeth. Over time, this pressure gradually moves them into the proper position.
The first step for dental braces is for a patient to be referred to an orthodontist due to concerns about the positioning of the teeth in the jaw. In the first orthodontist appointment, the teeth should be examined manually and with X-rays images. It is also important to discuss the dental history with the patient, which will help to guide the treatment decisions.
If from the initial consultation it is deemed that treatment with dental braces is appropriate for the patient’s situation, further decisions such as the type of braces and the duration of treatment will need to be decided.
HOW DO I GET STARTED
MAINTAINING YOUR BRACES
Maintaining your braces takes a lot of time and effort—but if you do it right, your healthy and dazzling smile will be your reward. Here are some tips on how you can maintain a healthy smile while wearing braces:
There are a lot of benefits to getting braces. Having straight teeth helps not only with a pretty smile, but also your overall oral health. Some of the benefits of braces include prevention of tooth decay, gum diseases, cavities, bone erosion, injury, and bad bites.
RECOMMENDATION FOR BRACES
A dentist usually recommends braces to improve the patient’s physical “orofacial” appearance. Through orthodontic treatment, problems like crooked or crowded teeth, overbites, underbites.
You may have recently been told by your dentist that you require orthodontic treatment. Whether it’s issues with spacing, your bite or the alignment of your teeth, it is obvious when you do not have straight teeth, and you’ll need braces to enhance your smile. However, before you get started with treatment, it is crucial that you have reasonable expectations with braces as you take the journey to properly aligned teeth.