In the past, traditional braces were your only option to correct your bite and properly align and straighten teeth. While traditional braces are the best treatment option for some patients, alternative orthodontic treatments are now available.
If you or your child need braces, LeDowns Dentistry offers Invisalign, Fast Braces and traditional braces to correct crooked teeth and misaligned bites and to provide a more comfortable and natural functionality, while retaining gum health.
Braces No One Can See
Not every patient had their bites and teeth corrected when they were children. As a result, their smile is marred by crowded or spaced out teeth and embarrassing under or over-bite. Many adult patients balk at the idea of getting braces because of their unappealing, juvenile look.
At LeDowns Dentistry, we don’t want this apprehension of getting braces to keep patients from getting the orthodontic treatment they need. Invisalign is a great, effective option for correcting teeth alignment and bite. This alternative to braces does the same thing braces do but without the discomfort and unappealing look. In fact, with Invisalign, nobody will even notice you’re correcting your smile.
Modern Invisalign braces use a series of clear plastic aligners that are molded to fit your teeth. Every couple weeks you simply switch to a slightly adjusted aligner, and your teeth will slowly move into their proper place.
Fast Braces and Traditional Braces
Regardless of age, some patients will need more treatment than what Invisalign can provide. For these patients, Fast Braces or traditional braces will be the best option.
Fast Braces are a modern type of braces that moves both the tops and roots of teeth simultaneously into proper positioning, whereby producing results twice as fast as those attained with traditional braces.
Traditional braces are still a good option for children and adolescents. The average treatment time for braces is around two years, though it can take longer for more severe misalignment issues.
When you come in and visit us, we’ll go over all the alternatives to determine what will work for you.
Contact us today to schedule an appointment today and start getting the smile you’ve always wanted.