Lots of people turn to orthodontic treatment as a means of achieving the confident smile they dream of. Teeth that are properly aligned help promote a healthy smile for a lifetime. By investing in orthodontic treatment, you will enjoy a future involving a beautiful smile, increased confidence and improved self-esteem.
It’s important to note that orthodontic treatment is about more than just appearances. It also is a means of correcting bite issues that can have adverse effects to the way you talk or chew your food that can lead to other oral health problems.
During your free orthodontic consultation with Dr. Reed, we will look for the following malocclusions, which may indicate that orthodontic treatment is needed.
Select to view:
Over-jet or a Deep Bite: This condition occurs when the upper teeth cover more than one millimeter of the lower teeth. In extreme cases, the lower front teeth are covered completely by the upper front teeth when you bite down on your back teeth.
After you’ve read the above questions and match the pictures to your own teeth or jaws, you will be able to determine if you need braces.