Braces, and other teeth-straightening tools like Invisalign, are a tried and true method for fixing crooked teeth, bite issues, and other orthodontic problems. Although most people are children when they are diagnosed with needing braces, there are plenty of adults who choose to start the teeth-straightening process later in their lives.
Regardless of how old you are, braces can not only give you a beautiful, straight smile, but they can also provide you with numerous other orthodontic benefits. However, crooked teeth aren’t the only indicator you may be able to benefit from braces.
Recognizing the need for teeth-straightening in children can be a little difficult. If you’ve noticed ay of the following signs in your child, you may want to consider scheduling an appointment with your dentist:
As an adult, it’s much easier to recognize orthodontic issues than it is with a child. If you’re not sure whether braces or Invisalign are right for you, consider whether you’ve noticed the following:
Invisalign is a great way to treat many minor orthodontic problems, but more major concerns may require braces. Regardless, orthodontia is the most effective tool for correcting overcrowding, under crowding, bite issues, and jaw misalignments.
Many patients don’t realize how much their lives can be improved by orthodontia until the process is complete and they can eat, speak, and live without jaw or mouth pain. If you’re ready to start the process of having your teeth straightened, click here to schedule an appointment online or give us a call at 910-256-9040 to speak to the team at Salling & Tate!