Orthodontics plays an effective role in the overall health of your teeth and mouth to enhance your appearance and lifestyle. Our orthodontist in Fredericksburg Family Dentistry and Montclair Family Dentistry offers the top orthodontic treatment to straighten/align the teeth in position. Dental braces are the orthodontic treatment procedure for different aged people.
Dental braces are not restricted to only young people, it is for the adults too with little longer duration of treatment. The good thing about today's braces is they are smaller in shape and size.
Options in braces to align the teeth in position
Metal brackets are more comfortable than ever before, with the advancement of material and design. Metal brackets are attached to each tooth using a type of cement and a thin archwire to link the brackets with each other, which puts sufficient pressure on teeth to move in the correct position
It is the alternative to the metallic braces, the brackets and wire are white in color. So that during smiling and interaction it goes unnoticed as they are similar in color to your teeth.
Lingual braces are invisible because they are placed on the backside of the teeth. By this orthodontics procedure, you can straighten your teeth without showing braces.
How Dental braces are helpful for young patients?
Receiving orthodontic treatment at the early stage is a huge advantage for the child's teeth and mouth; it prevents many oral health issues such as tooth decay, gum disease. Wearing braces corrects the jaw alignment, overbite, and underbite which in turn improve the physical appearance and pronunciation of words.
Is it late for adults to get braces?
Braces are not just for kids, it works effectively for the adults too. The irregular teeth could also get fixed with a little longer duration. Make an appointment with our orthodontist in Fredericksburg and Dumfries to enhance your smile
A little maintenance to keep mouth and teeth healthy
Bacteria, food particles get easily trapped and lead to the formation of plaque. When you have braces it is important to take care of your teeth by brushing teeth by holding at an angle of 45 degrees and cleaning around the wires and pins of the braces. It is recommended to brush after every meal. To get rid of stubborn food particle, floss around the brackets at least once a day.