Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry focused on correcting irregularities of the teeth and jaw, especially in how they align and fit together. There are several orthodontic treatment options available, and our team will make certain that your child receives the type of treatment that is right for their personal needs. Through orthodontics, we can correct teeth that are:
We can also correct problems with the alignment of the bite, including overbites, underbites, open bites and crossbites. Orthodontic treatment is faster, more comfortable and more effective than in years past, and the childhood and teenage years are an excellent time to straighten their smile.
While many people consider orthodontics as an effective way to improve the aesthetics of their child’s smile, orthodontic treatment can also be very beneficial to your child’s oral health and function. Correctly aligned teeth are generally at a lower risk for dental problems, such as tooth decay and gum disease. Orthodontics can also make it easier for your child to chew, eat and speak properly. To learn more about orthodontics and the treatment methods we provide at our office, we invite you to contact us today. Our pediatric dentist and team are dedicated to helping your child achieve a straighter, healthier and more beautiful smile!