Orthodontic Treatments to improve oral health

Orthodontic Treatments to improve oral health

Orthodontic treatment improves the health of your teeth, gums and jaw joints by spreading the biting pressure over all your teeth. it improves the appearance; the way bites together and also makes them easier to clean.

Different type of orthodontic needs:

Traditional braces: They are popular and one of the oldest treatment procedures available. With the enhancement in the technology in the field of dentistry, modern metal braces are thinner, lighter and more comfortable. the advantages of metal braces are durable, reliable and cost-effective forms of treatment.

Ceramic braces: Ceramic braces are made from a clear, ceramic composite material and they work more or less the same way as metal braces do. Ceramic braces are slightly more fragile and more expensive than metal braces.

Clear and removable aligner: Invisalign is a removable aligner made of plastic and custom made to shift your teeth in the proper position. Invisalign is virtually invisible, easy to remove and put on it will not affect your daily oral care activities such as brushing and flossing.

Forsus Appliances: Forsus appliance is a spring worn inside the cheeks and is an alternative to headgear helping to eliminate excessive overbites, improve the fit of teeth, and possibly prevent the need for jaw surgery.

Palatal Expander: This is a device that fits your palate and applies pressure to the back of your upper molars to gradually move your teeth farther apart.

Why should I have orthodontic treatment?

Food gets easily trapped between the teeth which allow the bacteria to grow. This build-up can turn into plaque, cavities and eventually form into periodontal disease.

Over time uneven stress on the jaw can lead to dysfunction of the Temporomandibular Joint.

If your teeth are misaligned or uneven visit our dental office at Beaumont, CA. Dr. Lee offers the best orthodontics option that suits you.