Getting braces nowadays can be an exciting experience.
The days where bulky and discomforting metal placed around each tooth are far gone. The brackets are small, and cover very little of the tooth surface. This makes braces much more comfortable and easy to maintain good oral hygiene throughout the treatment.
Having braces doesn't have to be unpleasant experience. In fact, it can actually be fun! There are many colors to choose from when you come in for your monthly adjustments. You can pick a color to celebrate a particular holiday, or coordinate with an outfit for a special occasion.
How braces work...
Braces create the perfect smile by placing a constant and gentle force on the teeth which helps them to slowly, yet efficiently move into the correct position. When teeth are in the right position, you will experience better and overall health benefits.
There are different types of braces which one can use such as silver braces, clear braces, and removable appliances.
Treatment later in life...
The most common reasons for orthodontic treatment are for spacing, crowding, overbites, under bites, and cross bites. For whatever the reason, if you have any of these problems as an adult, you can still have any of these problems corrected. the only requirement is that your teeth and gums are healthy, and in good condition.