If you have crooked teeth, gaps, or bite misalignment, it can affect the appearance and function of your smile.
Orthodontic treatment is a worthwhile investment that can improve your appearance and oral health for a lifetime.
The skilled dentists at the Cosmetic Dentistry Institute in Troy, MI, can use braces or Invisalign® to transform your smile.
Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment
Orthodontics can dramatically improve your look. Having straighter teeth can enhance your overall appearance and help your smile look healthier.
An attractive smile can improve your self-confidence and many other aspects of your life. Teens may find it easier to navigate the social pressures of high school, and adults may feel more confident becoming leaders in the workplace.
Lower Risk of Cavities
In addition to giving you a straighter smile, orthodontic treatment can have many benefits for your oral health. It can reduce your chances of dental decay, since crowded teeth can more easily trap bacteria.
Reduced TMJ Disorder Symptoms
In many cases, Invisalign can also reduce your risk for TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder. A severe overbite or underbite can put a lot of pressure on your jaw, damaging the joints or causing inflammation in the surrounding muscles.
Can Orthodontics Improve Your Smile? Request a Consultation
Orthodontic treatment is a great choice for many patients who want to improve the aesthetics of their smiles while also correcting functional concerns, like bite alignment. Our team of dentists has helped many patients achieve more beautiful, healthier smiles through orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry, and they're ready to help you reach your smile goals, too.
To explore your orthodontic options, request a consultation at our Troy office.
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Your Orthodontic Treatment Options Invisalign vs. Braces
Invisalign Treatment What to Expect
Invisalign is a popular orthodontic treatment choice because it offers unrivaled subtlety. The system uses a series of clear, nearly invisible aligners to gradually straighten the teeth. At our Troy, MI, practice, Dr. David Whalen is a certified Invisalign provider.
Treatment With Braces What to Expect
Braces are fixed orthodontic appliances. This technique involves the placement of metal brackets and wires to move the teeth and bite into proper alignment. This treatment is highly effective and has been used on children, teens, and adults for decades.
Get Straighter Teeth Faster With FASTBRACES
As the name suggests, FASTBRACES can move teeth into place in as few as 100 days. While most treatment timelines will be longer than this, they will still be shorter than treatment with traditional braces, which can sometimes take years.
During treatment with traditional braces the wire is replaced at each appointment. Only one wire is used throughout FASTBRACES treatment. Using a single wire means fewer appointments with the dentist or orthodontist during treatment.
Root resorption, a process in which the tissue around a tooth is reabsorbed into the body, is a common effect of orthodontic treatment. Studies have found that FASTBRACES patients experience less root resorption than traditional braces patients. This may be because of the shorter treatment timeline.
Studies show that FASTBRACES can move teeth more easily and smoothly. FASTBRACES patients reported lower discomfort levels than patients with traditional braces.
Which Treatment is Right For You? Request a Consultation to Explore Your Options
It can be difficult to know which orthodontic treatment can address your smile concerns while meshing well with your lifestyle. Our team of experienced dentists can thoroughly review your orthodontic needs and recommend the best treatment option to help you smile with confidence.
Request a consultation at our Troy office to find out how we can enhance your smile with orthodontics.
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Do I Really Need Orthodontic Treatment?
Oral Health Issues
Crooked, overlapping teeth can be more difficult to brush and floss. Straightening your teeth can allow you to practice better dental hygiene, lowering the chance of cavities, tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health problems.
Bite misalignment can put uneven pressure on your jaw, which can lead to a TMJ disorder. TMJ disorders can cause pain in the jaw, neck, and shoulders, as well as headaches and other uncomfortable symptoms.
Overbites, underbites, and misaligned teeth can make performing everyday oral functions difficult. Misalignment can make speaking and chewing harder, and an uneven bite can cause unnecessary wear and tear on healthy teeth.
Do I Need to See an Orthodontist?
You don't have to see an orthodontist to receive quality orthodontic care. In fact, seeing a trained cosmetic dentist instead of an orthodontist can allow you to explore other options for crafting your ideal smile, like veneers, before deciding on more extensive orthodontic work. If you decide orthodontics is right for you, our Troy dentists can help align your smile just like an orthodontist would.
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