Building a better smile includes always making sure all issues with the alignment of your teeth are corrected. If your teeth are not in the proper alignment, they will be much more difficult to clean. Furthermore, bacteria can pool in the recesses that exist between the teeth and speed up plaque formation. This can put you at an increased risk for tooth decay and gum disease. Thus, an orthodontic alignment treatment will be needed to correct any issues with your smile.
Numerous treatment methods exist within orthodontics, including aligners, retainers, and orthodontic braces. Always speak with your dentist to receive an orthodontic examination to determine what your needs are. With a proper treatment in place, your teeth can be straightened to give you the smile you’ve always dreamed of.
Orthodontics are designed to repair issues with misalignments with teeth as they have received additional training beyond standard dental school. With this additional training, they will be able to perform complex procedures to align a person’s smile and ensure your teeth will align with their natural settings. This will not only lower your risk for various issues associated with your oral health, but it will also help lower your risk for oral health issues such as bruxism, TMJ disorders, and issues associated with tooth fracture.
For more orthodontics advice or to schedule an oral exam with Dr. Joyce Bahng and our team at our office in Sterling, Virginia, please contact JB Dental Associates and TMD & Sleep Center at 703-444-4188.