Traditional Braces Remain The Leader In Teeth Straightening Because They Are Reliable In Correcting Simple And Complex Misalignments.
As we learn more about the repercussions to your oral health when teeth grow in out of alignment, it’s no wonder that demand for orthodontic treatment amongst children, teens, and adults continues to rise. Plus, orthodontics delivers some of the most dramatic changes to your smile, your facial appearance, and your confidence … therefore, and this is no exaggeration … your life.
Having crooked teeth not only has detrimental effects on your mental health, but it can trigger all types of problems with your physical health, including headaches to hearing issues and digestive ailments or even mood swings and poor self-esteem.
Metal braces are a tried and true method for correcting crooked or misaligned teeth and bite problems such as overbite or underbite. They are ideal for patients with moderate to severe dental problems and highly effective in straightening teeth and correcting bite issues. They are durable, can withstand significant pressure, and can treat complex dental issues. Metal braces are also a cost-effective treatment option compared to other treatments.
They work by using brackets and wires to apply pressure to the teeth, causing them to move gradually into the desired position. Dr. Pearce will adjust the braces regularly to ensure that they are applying the right amount of pressure. With proper oral hygiene, metal braces can produce excellent results in a reasonable time frame.
Clear braces, also known as ceramic braces, are a popular option for patients who want to straighten their teeth discreetly.
Clear braces offer the same benefits as metal braces, including straightening crooked or misaligned teeth and correcting bite problems. Clear braces are less noticeable than metal braces and blend in well with the teeth. This makes them a popular choice for patients who want to maintain their appearance while undergoing treatment. However, they do require a great upkeep of the patient’s oral hygiene as they can stain over time much more easily than metal braces.