About Orthodontic Treatments

Orthodontic treatments such as braces and Invisalign can asset with helping patients restore their teeth to a more natural position as well as correct spacing and alignment of teeth. While most people often associate orthodontic treatments with children and teenagers, adults also benefit greatly from orthodontic services. Adult orthodontics can help to address previously unaddressed dental issues from their youth or that have arisen through maturation.

There are many effective and very affordable solutions that can help you achieve the smile of your dreams as well as improving your oral health.

Common orthodontic treatments include

  • Braces (Metal – Ceramic – Clear)
  • Invisalign
  • Clear Correct

The importance of Orthodontic Treatments

Those who suffer from teeth that are misaligned and that do not fit together properly may suffer from the following:

  • Teeth can be difficult to clean which may lead to a higher incidence of cavities
  • Increases the risk of premature tooth loss
  • Higher chance of developing periodontal disease (gum disease)
  • May experience pain in mandible (jaw) muscles and can lead to other ongoing problems such as headaches, neck pain and TMJ pain (temporomandibular joint pain)

Conditions Often Treated by Orthodontics

  • Overbite & Underbite
  • Crossbite
  • Underbite
  • Crowding & Spacing

Do you think you need orthodontic treatment?

If you feel you may need orthodontic treatment your dentist can use a combination of visual inspection, diagnostic tools along with a consultation and a review of your medical history to find out if Orthodontic treatment is the right solution for you. At Booval dental our process involves a clinical exam. Once your dentist has completed your assessment, they will be able to discuss your potential treatment options.