ORTHODONTICS & BRACES
OUR MILWAUKEE DENTAL OFFICE OFFERS ORTHODONTICS AND IS THE HOME OF FASTBRACES!
OUR ORTHODONTICS GIVE YOU STRAIGHT TEETH FASTER – LESS MONEY, LESS TIME!
Many people wonder about the difference between dentistry and orthodontics. Dentistry focuses on taking care of active disease of the teeth and gums.
Orthodontics focuses on the balance of the facial muscles, the jaw and occlusion (how the teeth fit together). Some of the issues addressed with orthodontics include:
- Improper bites (how the teeth fit together)
- Jaw misalignment
- Teeth crowding (can lead to gum disease and decay)
- Overbites and underbites (can cause or worsen TMJ issues)
- Crooked teeth
- Facial reconstruction
The most common way we treat orthodontic problems is to apply gentle forces to the teeth and structures in the mouth.
With the many advances in the field of orthodontics, we use state of the art technology that most often prevents the common antiquated choice of extracting permanent teeth.
By using these advanced technologies we not only prevent the trauma of surgery, but also end up with a better balance of the muscles and bones of the face. This provides more stable final results, an esthetically more pleasing confident profile, and also protects from future “TMJ” or joint problems.
So that we can tailor your care to meet your individual needs and desires, we have many options to choose from, some of which may include:
Braces work by forcing your teeth into their proper alignment, on an average rate of one millimeter per month. With all the advances in the field of orthodontics, your options are many – including:
- Traditional arch wire and brackets
- Removable retainers
- Functional appliances
- Invisalign® type trays
- Clear braces
- And if you are a candidate, Fastbraces
Come in today for a consultation – and we’ll let you know which orthodontic treatment is best for you.