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What Are My Options for Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontists, also known as orthodontic specialists or orthodontic and dentofacial orthopedists, are medical specialists who evaluate, diagnose, and treat dental and facial abnormalities. Orthodontics have come a long way with technological advances. While some treatment options are preferred for some conditions, there are more choices than ever before. Depending on your orthodontic issues, you have a few options for treatment:

  • Clear ceramic braces are similar to traditional metal braces but less noticeable.
  • Lingual braces are attached , like Invisalign, consist of clear trays that are changed out.
  • Orthodontic appliances may also be a part of your treatment plan and some of them.
  • Clear ceramic braces are similar to traditional metal braces but less noticeable.
How Traditional Braces Work

The common understanding is that teeth are entrenched so firmly in the gums, they don’t move or shift. But the fact is that even the healthiest teeth can become impacted by different forms of pressure and shift over time. In orthodontics, gentle yet consistent pressure is applied at strategic areas within the mouth. Gradually, the teeth begin to shift and become properly aligned, giving you the perfect smile you desire.