Unveil A Beautiful New Smile With Orthodontic Treatment
Contact Peabody Dental Care in Peabody About Orthodontics Today
- Address misalignment issues
- Lower your risk of cavities and gum disease
- Make oral hygiene more manageable
- Improve speech and articulation
- Show off a Hollywood smile!
Orthodontics, a branch of dentistry specializing in correcting teeth and jaw irregularities, is vital in improving oral health and aesthetics. At Peabody Dental Care in Peabody, MA, we proudly offer various appliances to align teeth, correct bite issues, and ensure proper jaw development.
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Types of Orthodontic Appliances:
- Traditional Metal Braces: The most common type is metal brackets attached to each tooth, linked by a wire. They are effective for severe misalignments but are often noticeable.
- Ceramic Braces: Similar in structure to metal braces, ceramic braces use tooth-colored or clear brackets, making them less visible. They are a popular choice for adults and older teenagers.
- Lingual Braces: These are attached to the back side of the teeth, making them invisible from the front. While aesthetically appealing, they can be more challenging to clean and may cause discomfort to the tongue.
- Clear Aligners (e.g., Invisalign): These are custom-made, clear plastic aligners that fit over the teeth. They are removable and less noticeable than traditional braces. Ideal for mild to moderate alignment issues, they require disciplined use for effectiveness.
- Palatal Expanders: Used mainly in children, these devices widen the upper jaw to correct bite issues or create more space for teeth.
Benefits of Straight Teeth:
Aligned teeth are easier to clean, reducing the risk of cavities and gum disease. Proper alignment also ensures even distribution of bite force, which can prevent issues like tooth wear and TMJ disorders. Straight teeth contribute to an attractive smile, boosting self-confidence and social interactions. Correcting bite issues also improves chewing and speaking abilities.
Our orthodontic solutions are tailored to individual needs and preferences. Contact us today to learn more. Whether it's traditional braces or innovative clear aligners, these appliances enhance the aesthetics of a smile and contribute significantly to oral health. Investing in orthodontic treatment is an investment in long-term dental well-being and personal confidence.