Perks of Orthodontics
Having straight teeth is just one perk to having a confident smile. There are fewer gum problems and teeth are easier to clean if properly aligned. Teeth that aren’t aligned properly can lead to headaches, but also speech problems. There also can be a negative impact on a person’s ability to eat if their teeth are misaligned. Good health and a beautiful smile are just a few perks to properly aligned teeth. A downfall to obtaining aligned teeth is the idea of wearing braces for a few years. Due to leaps in orthodontic technology, there are various options when it comes to aligning teeth.
An unappealing part of braces, for both adults and teenagers, is how visible they can be. The other choice to conventional braces is ceramic ones. Not only does ceramic braces align teeth, but they are far less noticeable because they match the color of teeth. Listening to an orthodontist’s instructions can prevent issues with staining and discoloring when it comes to ceramic braces.
Pain and discomfort are one the most common complaints about wearing traditional braces. When the dental braces are tightened, it puts a large amount of pressure on the teeth that is uncomfortable. Another type of dental brace system, one that doesn’t use ties, is a bit more popular. An orthodontist will ensure that treatment through the Invisalign aligners is working through a few visits to the office. Invisalign is popular because for various reasons, but removing the aligners when needed is another clear advantage. Unlike other dental braces that can’t be removed, Invisalign aligners can be removed when brushing teeth and eating.
Braces and headgear have come a long way in Orthodontics. There is always a list of pros and cons with every alignment treatment to consider. An orthodontist will help steer you in the right direction to fit your needs. The end results at the end of each treatment will be aligned teeth, a happy smile, and improved health.