Obtaining the perfect, healthy smile you have always dreamed of doesn't have to be hard. Often, something as simple as effective orthodontic care can make the difference between a great smile and a mouth riddled with issues.
Not sure if orthodontics is right for you? Consider how the following three orthodontic treatments can help you achieve the smile you always wanted:
- Braces: Braces aren't just for kids. Adults of all ages are opting for treatment plans due to crooked teeth, a misaligned jaw and overcrowding in the mouth. Often, these adults were unable to receive care as a child, keeping their smile hidden behind a closed mouth. There are many different types of braces available including the traditional metal, as well as more discreet iBraces and Invisalign. There are also payment plans to choose from which that can make this care easier to afford.
- Yearly checkups: Once steps are taken to enhance oral care, scheduling appointments regularly is best. Having an annual check up, in addition to appointments for tightening braces or changing out aligners, is highly recommended. As your mouth changes due to the effect of the braces, monitoring the teeth is essential to track progress and diffuse any issues that may arise.
- Optimal oral tendencies: Taking small steps such as brushing teeth and gums well every night and paying attention to changes in the gums or tooth alignment can make a huge difference in oral health.