Welcome << Orthodontic Treatments
It's a common assumption that orthodontic treatment is performed merely for the esthetic improvements of straighter teeth. Esthetics is an important component in considering orthodontic treatment and facial appearance can certainly be improved as the result of creating a harmonious relationship between the teeth, jaws, and face. Orthodontic treatment can also help alleviate a host of other dental problems, such as: poor hygiene as a result of crowded teeth, periodontal issues due to occlusal trauma (tooth injury) from mal-posed teeth, inadequate chewing due to skeletal and dental imbalance, bruxing (tooth grinding) habits as well as temporo-mandibular (TMJ) joint stress due to bite discrepancies. Read more about the benefits of Orthodontics.
Conventional fixed appliances are those which people typically mean when they say 'braces.' This treatment utilizes metal or ceramic brackets which are individually bonded to the front surface of each tooth. Office visits are typically every 4-6 weeks over an approximate 2-2 1/2 year period. This is followed by a suitable retention period to allow the teeth to stabilize at their new position. Read more.
This treatment option involves a series of clear, removable plastic aligners, which are virtually invisible. Patients change their aligners every 2-3 weeks during an average treatment period of about a year. A suitable retention period is also prescribed depending on the complexity of the treatment. Read more.
ZOOM!® is an in-office whitening system that can dramatically whiten your teeth in less than one hour! ZOOM! is the perfect treatment for patients who want immediate whitening of their teeth without the bother of time consuming strips or trays. Read more.
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