National Orthodontic Health Month is here to shine light on the benefits of orthodontic treatment and importance of seeing an orthodontic specialist to achieve a healthy, beautiful smile. It’s also a reminder that adults now account for nearly one in four patients receiving orthodontic treatment; and they’re just as likely as children and teens to run into Halloween candy temptations in October.
Advances in orthodontic treatment options allow for less frequent office visits
The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recommends that all children have a check-up with an orthodontic specialist no later than age 7. The reasons for this examination: • The posterior occlusion is established when the first molars erupt. At that time, one can evaluate the antero-posterior and transverse relationships of the occlusion, as well as discover any functional shifts or crossbites. • Incisors have begun to erupt and problems can be detected such as crowdin
This video documents the progress of an orthodontic patient to show how the face can be altered through orthodontic treatment. The images, and the results, are real! Orthodontics can help patients of any age look better throughout their entire lives. If you're ready to witness the life-changing effects of orthodontic treatment, simply give us a call! #stgeorgeorthodontist #orthodonticsinstgeorge #invisalign #braces #orthodontist #stgeorge #americanassociationoforthodontists
Everyone wants a great smile, and your orthodontist is a specialist in making your smile the best it can be. Straight teeth not only look good, they also give you a good bite. Your upper and lower teeth fit together the way they should, so it's easier to bite, chew and speak. The goal of orthodontic treatment is a beautiful smile and a good bite—meaning straight teeth that mesh well with the teeth in the opposite jaw and look great. A good bite makes it easier for you to bite