Dental Braces - Orthodontic Treatment

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The goal of orthodontic treatment is a beautiful smile and a good bite—meaning straight teeth that mesh well with the teeth in the opposite jaw and look great. A good bite makes it easier for you to bite, chew and speak. Many people find a beautiful smile adds to self-esteem, self-confidence and leads toward career advancement.  We live in a competitive world and a great smile can give you the edge.

Orthodontic treatment is often part of a comprehensive dental health care plan. With good care, including orthodontic treatment when necessary, teeth can last a lifetime.

Treatment in children or teenagers who are still growing may yield results that may not be possible once the face and jaws have completed their growth.

A healthy bite and good looking smile is as important at age 60 as it is at age 16. Even though adults are no longer growing, they can also enjoy improvements that come from orthodontic treatment. Your age is not a consideration for orthodontic treatment. Healthy teeth can be moved at any age.

Orthodontic treatment is a smart investment in your family, your smile, as well as your dental, physical and emotional health.

How can you know that you need Orthodontic Treatment
If you recognize any of these signs or concerns in your child or yourself, it might be time to schedule a consultation with an dentist.
You want a beautiful smile design
You feel a great smile will improve your self-esteem and self-confidence
Spacing between teeth
Early or late loss of baby teeth
 Difficulty in chewing or biting
Mouth breathing
Sucking thumb or fingers, or other oral habits  
Crowded, misplaced or blocked-out teeth
 Jaws that shift, make sounds, protrude or are recessed
Speech difficulty
Biting to the cheek or biting into the roof of the mouth
Protruding teeth teeth that meet in an abnormal way or don’t meet at all
Facial imbalance or asymmetry (features out of proportion to the rest of the face) 
Grinding or clenching of teeth
Inability to comfortably close lips

Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment
A Great Smile Always Gives a Fabulous First Impression! Not just a Pretty Smile, there are so many other health benefits of orthodontic treatment.An enhanced and more attractive smile
Reduction in self-consciousness during critical development years
Teeth function better
Increase in self-esteem
Orthodontically corrected teeth are less prone to chipping and wear
Better ability to clean the teeth and gums reduce possibilities of dental caries and pyorrhea
Teeth and gums are in better health
Better chewing and food digestion
Permanent teeth are guided into better positions
Helps optimize dental treatment such as crowns and bridges
Reduced risk of TMD or TMJ: less strain on jaw muscles/joints
Early correction of crossbites improves jaw development and function
Closing spaces between teeth to reduce need for some bridges/implants

Orthodontic Treatment with Fixed Braces
Fixed appliances are braces that are stuck to the teeth. It cannot be removed from the mouth and should not become detached. Active treatment will, on average, take 1 or 2 years. In some cases, treatment may take longer and in other cases, shorter. Subsequently, you will usually be given retainers. Regular appointments are usually arranged 1 month once.

You should expect the following:
Some possible pain, funny speech or mouth ulceration, in the first few days after fitting of the appliance, and after appliance adjustments. You will get used to the appliance after a while. You can take your usual painkiller medication if necessary. 
Some possible discomfort while eating and jaw clicking due to the change in tooth positions. This is usually temporary and will settle after treatment.

You must do the following during treatment:
Keep your mouth clean. You must brush your teeth well after every meal. Failure to do so may cause caries and gum disease to develop. Use a fluoride toothpaste and a special 'bottle brush', if necessary, to clean under the wires. Added use of a fluoride mouth rinse may also be beneficial.
Eat only soft foods. Hard large and sticky pieces of food (nuts, crisps, chunky meat, chewing gum etc) may damage your brace. You should cut large pieces of food into small ones before eating them.

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