Are you tired of living with crooked and crowded teeth? Do you often find yourself covering your teeth when you talk or smile?
If you find yourself nodding your head while reading these questions, you may benefit from orthodontic braces at Dental Spa of Orange.
What are braces?
Braces are a type of dental device that is used to straighten misaligned or crooked teeth. Braces exert controlled forces to align improperly placed teeth to ensure they straighten and come in a proper bite.
Traditionally, braces were made from metal. They have several components, such as brackets and wires. These elements are used to exert precise forces to change the angulation and position of your teeth. However, thanks to the advances in the field of dentistry, you can now also opt for ceramic braces. Ceramic braces, too, take the help of brackets and wires. However, these brackets are made with tooth-colored ceramic which contributes to better aesthetics while you are undergoing treatment.
Although braces are mostly used in adolescence, they can also be used by adults to align crooked, crowded, or spaced teeth.
Why would you need braces?
If you wish to have a perfectly aligned and glistening smile, then braces are your best bet. A well-aligned smile not only adds to a beautiful appearance but has towering health benefits.
A proper bite promotes better chewing, which improves digestion and, in turn, betters nutrition.
Misaligned teeth can give rise to speech impediments. How we speak is closely related to how our tongue and teeth come in contact. Any deviation from the usual can lead to lisping and improper speech. Well-aligned teeth ensure proper enunciation and improve speech impediments.
Crooked teeth lead to poor oral hygiene, creating nooks and crevices in the mouth that are perfect hiding grounds for bacteria. These areas cannot be sufficiently cleaned by regular brushing, which contributes to plaque accumulation leading to diseases and dental cavities. A well-aligned smile will make maintaining regular oral hygiene possible and reduce your susceptibility to gum diseases and dental decay.
In addition, a beautiful and well-aligned smile will boost your self-confidence, which will further contribute to a better personal, social, and professional life.
How long will it take braces to straighten your teeth?
Each of us is different and require different types of dental care. While some people may require only six months of braces at Dental Spa of Orange, some may require up to two years. The amount of time required depends on the severity of misalignment and also on patient cooperation. Showing up promptly for all scheduled appointments is essential to align your teeth in the given time zone.
If you want to know more about braces or wish to schedule an appointment, please contact us. Our team of excellent dental professionals at Dental Spa of Orange is here to assist you and your family with a dazzling and well-aligned smile.