The best smile for the best years Adult Orthodontics
More than beautiful smiles ...
The importance of a pleasant smile should never be underestimated, the orthodontist also has other goals as well as dental and facial aesthetics are equally important: the health of your teeth and gums, and the proper function of mastication.
Orthodontics is also necessary in some cases as pre-treatment or porcelain fixed bridges, to correct the proper position of the abutment pieces.
Did you know that those crooked teeth and bad bite can seriously affect the overall health of the mouth and jaw joint (temporomandibular joint).
Be crowded or crooked teeth are difficult to clean and maintain neat and over time can contribute to tooth decay, tartar buildup, inflammation of gums, supporting bone resorption and consequently to the loss of tooth . The improper bite resulting in abnormal wear of teeth, difficulty eating and damage to the tooth supporting tissues (gums and bone).
The pain of the jaw joint, limited opening, noises in the jaw and chronic headache is attributed to the improper contact of the teeth in mastication.
When left untreated mostorthodontic problems become worse with time. The processing done by an orthodontist to correct the original problem is often cheaper than any additional treatment required to correct the consequences that occur later time.
Never Too Late
Orthodontic treatment is always a change for the better, regardless of age.
Orthodontic treatment can be successful at any age. In fact, over 75% of orthodontic patients today are adults. The biological process involved in tooth movement is the same in adolescents than in adults.
The state of the teeth, gums and bone is an important factor to determine in order to achieve a beautiful smile and healthy adults.
For reasons of lack of growth in the facial bones of adults, certain corrections can not be solved only with Orthodontics. However, very significant facial changes are now made with a combination of orthodontics and surgery in individuals chosen to receive such treatment. Obviously not all patients need surgery, but on the contrary, the vast majority of cases can be solved with conventional orthodontics. The orthodontist will gladly give you a professional opinion about your particular case.
The brackets in his daily life
You may have concerns about whether it looks good or bad using brackets or the use thereof will interfere with their daily lives. Well, absolutely not! You can do exactly the same activities with or without brackets: singing, playing an instrument, eat, kiss and until you take a picture.
Also today there are several aesthetic options and very discreet for orthodontic treatment, such as: porcelain brackets, brackets Sapphire
There are some drawbacks, but most patients quickly adapt to the brackets. In some treatments are recommended to decrease the intake of certain foods and hard candy or gum. The good news is that new techniques and modern materials used by orthodontists today greatly reduce the inconvenience and discomfort caused by the brackets, unlike those used a few years ago and has also reduced the frequency of visits to office and total treatment time.
Usually we have heard that your teeth hurt after being "activated" the brackets. With the modernization of high-tech materials such as nickel-titanium wires, copper wires or recently completed now Nitrogen reduces practically all such nuisances.
Devices that are used in the treatment of adults?
Are prescribed and designed equipment for the type of treatment to be performed. Using fixed appliances usually called "brackets" although in special cases might use other types of fixed or removable appliances. The brackets can be metal or porcelain can be aesthetic or sapphire.
If you need a more complete treatment do not worry because the aesthetic brackets (transparent) that we have today are very comfortable and discreet substantially unchanged their facial appearance while using them.
The aesthetic brackets are translucent material which gives them the exact shade of your teeth and so they pass almost unnoticed, giving patients more comfort during treatment.
Discover how great it could be your smile
A consultation with an orthodontist is the best way to determine the benefits offered in the treatment and the results we can expect. After an initial examination and a full diagnosis, your orthodontist can explain that is his particular treatment and how long it would take.