Braces or clear aligners can correct most misalignments and improve the appearance of your teeth significantly. Most people who come in for a consultation at Unionville Orthodontics in Markham are interested in knowing what is involved in orthodontic treatment. Here’s a look at the process:
Misaligned teeth are more common than you think. While some people have very severe teeth misalignment or crowding issues, others have only minor problems. While the latter may be fixed with aligners like Invisalign, in severe cases, only braces prove to be effective. Here at Unionville Orthodontics in Markham, we offer both types of treatments and our orthodontists will determine which one will be best suited to your condition.
Are you concerned about having to wear metal braces and dealing with all the brackets and wires? Are you worried about how you’ll look when you smile? We at Unionville Orthodontics in Markham, offer Radiance Brackets to our patients. Here’s a look at how they are different from traditional metal braces.
Self-care is essential during orthodontic treatments. While your orthodontist will keep an eye on how the treatment is progressing, you are responsible for everyday care. At Unionville Orthodontics, we provide detailed instructions on self-care to ensure our orthodontic treatments are successful and your teeth remain healthy. Here are a few things you should keep in mind:
The word ‘malocclusion’ can be translated into ‘bad bite,’ which is exactly what it means. This common dental problem includes everything from crooked teeth to overbites. At Unionville Orthodontics, we provide customized treatment plans for malocclusions. Our orthodontic team will examine your smile, teeth, and jaws to closely understand the true extent of the problem and provide you with solutions accordingly.
Everyone wants to have straight and aligned teeth. They want a beautiful smile that makes a good impression on others in their social and professional circles. At Unionville Orthodontics, we can work with you to achieve these goals through our customized treatment plans. We can gently move your teeth into the proper alignment helping you achieve a beautiful smile. When should you consider orthodontic treatment? According to the American Association of Orthodontists, here are a few helpful indicators:
Orthodontic treatment can be completed in two phases, also known as “early treatment” or “two-phase treatment”. This is suggested for a child who has orthodontic problems but may not have all of their permanent teeth. Two-phase treatment means that treatment is done at two separate stages. The reason behind this is to help take advantage of the predictable stages of dental development and physical growth of your child. At Unionville Orthodontics we’ve put together some information to help parents understand more about two-phase orthodontic treatment and it’s benefits.