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What Braces Can Do for Your Smile

Find out if you are an ideal candidate for orthodontic treatment.

Do you or your child have a crooked or misaligned smile? If so, then chances are good that your smile could benefit in 0637871001547483283.jpgmay ways from getting braces from our Richmond Hill, GA, general dentist Dr. Nils Anderson. Before you come in for your orthodontic consultation, find out the benefits of getting braces and which type of braces may be ideal for you.

Here’s are some of the common problems that braces can correct:

  • Overcrowding
  • Gaps between teeth
  • Misaligned jaws
  • Overbite
  • Underbites

Braces help to gradually realign the teeth so that they are in their proper place, which won’t just give you a straighter smile but could also prevent damage to your teeth and other issues.

What are the benefits of getting braces?

If you are considering getting braces in Richmond Hill, GA, here are some of the long-term benefits you’ll enjoy once you are finished your orthodontic treatment:

  • A straighter and more attractive smile
  • A smile that is easier to brush and floss
  • A correct bite that makes it easier to chew food
  • Reduce the risk of cavities and gum disease
  • Reduce fracturing, cracks and other dental damage caused by excessive wear and tear

What type of braces is right for me?

There are different kinds of braces from which to choose when you turn to our Richmond Hill, GA, dentist for orthodontic treatment. The type of braces that will work best for you will depend on several factors including the type and severity of issues you are looking to treat with braces.

Traditional metal braces consist of brackets and wires that are bonded to the front of your teeth, which apply just the right amount of pressure to move teeth around. This is often the best system for children and teens and it is ideal for correcting complex or complicated dental problems. Traditional braces can also be made from tooth-colored material like ceramic, which are less visible when bonded to teeth.

Lingual braces look just like traditional metal braces, the only difference is that these braces are bonded to the inside surface of your teeth to make them less visible. Because of their placement, lingual braces won’t be ideal for correcting certain issues such as underbites.

Invisible braces or aligners are also an ideal option for older teens and adults who are looking for a less discreet treatment option. Aligners are made from translucent plastic that fit over teeth to shift them into the perfect alignment.

Do you have questions about getting braces in Richmond Hill, GA? Do you want to find out if you or your child is a good candidate for braces? If so, call Village Dental in Richmond Hill, GA, today to schedule a no-risk consultation with us. We make getting a straighter smile easier!

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