Do you wish you had a perfect smile? One that people would compliment in the grocery store or at work? You’re not alone. Many adults feel the same way and are looking for orthodontic treatments to help them achieve their goal of having a more confident smile! In this guide, we will discuss what braces are and how they can make you feel more confident about your teeth.

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on how to improve the alignment and position of teeth, jaws or bite.

When you wear braces, your dentist will use them to shift tooth positions so they are properly aligned in your mouth. There are different types of orthodontic treatments that can help you achieve the perfect smile and alignment, such as what type of braces you wear, but the most popular are metal brackets and wires that attach to your teeth.

Invisible braces use clear or tooth-colored plastic brackets and archwires to provide a more discreet cosmetic solution than traditional metal braces while providing an equal amount of effectiveness in correcting malocclusions.

Braces have greatly changed with advances in technology, particularly in recent years, giving people more options as to what type of braces they wear and the length of time it takes for treatment, not to mention how visible they are, which can be of a concern to those if their personal image or confident is affected.

When you have a smile you feel confident with, you’ll feel more confident in yourself and your life, and will find yourself naturally smiling more.

But there is more to the benefit than just a great smile. Braces can also assist with teeth grinding and clenching, headaches, jaw pain, TMJ disorders and bruxism.

Orthodontic treatments can be a great investment in your oral health as well as the appearance of your teeth.

Braces are not always required, and in some circumstances when only minor adjustments are required, clear aligned treatments are available to align the teeth.

If you are interested in improving your smile, please contact our practice to schedule a complimentary assessment and find out if orthodontics is right for you.