SEVEN HILLS DENTAL
Family, Orthodontic & Implant Dentistry
Orthodontics is the art and science of achieving perfect alignment through dental braces. Many people who suffer from malocclusions can be treated with orthotics, which provide care by wearing positioning devices such as elastics or bands at home to correct your jawline.*
The dental industry is changing more than ever, and people are seeing orthodontic treatment as a way to improve their smile. With tooth decay at historic lows thanks in part from increased awareness about fluoride use as well preventative dentistry; many seek out an Ortho appointment not only so they can get braces for medical reasons but also because it's cosmetic!
*Malocclusion is the technical term for teeth that don’t fit together correctly. Malocclusions not only affect the teeth, but also the appearance of the face. Most malocclusions are inherited; however some are due to acquired habits such as thumb sucking and tongue thrusting. The spacing left from an adult tooth being extracted or an early loss of a baby tooth can also contribute to a malocclusion.
Whether it’s traditional braces or custom made removable appliances, orthodontics can help you have the healthy, straight, beautiful smile you’ve been waiting for!
Give us a call today and schedule your orthodontic consultation!