Who is Orthodontic Treatment Suitable For?

Orthodontic treatment is becoming one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments for adults. In children, Orthodontics or dental braces are used to correct bite issues as well as straighten teeth. Children tend to be treated idealistically and adults realistically!

Adult teeth straightening options are often utilised to give one a perfect smile naturally. They also help rectify any teeth misalignments to unveil a more confident smile.

Below are some common questions we get asked about our orthodontic treatments and their suitability for different individuals.

Orthodontic Treatment

Is the Orthodontic Treatment Expensive?

The cost of orthodontic treatment varies according to the technique used to align the teeth, as well as the skill and experience of the Orthodontist providing the treatment.

Chapter treatments, while economical and pocket-friendly, often don’t quite torque the root positions (truly move the whole tooth, i.e.,) and can result in a greater risk of relapse in years to come.

Having Orthodontic treatment is undoubtedly an investment but one that you can benefit from for many years to come, and as such, it offers great value. In fact, our patients often regret not having the treatment done sooner as the results have been life-changing!

Does Orthodontic Treatment Hurt?

Getting orthodontic treatment can feel quite odd initially. The teeth can feel bulky with the braces, and there can be some soft tissue irritation. However, all this subsides within a few weeks. The forces used in fixed braces are gradual and light, so any discomfort is bearable, and if needed, you can take some over-the-counter painkillers to help with the discomfort.

Do I Have to Have Teeth Out to Get Braces?

There are many ways of aligning crooked teeth, and one doesn’t always have to have teeth out. As part of a detailed assessment, we will discuss the pros and cons of each of the options and the impact they might have on the result.

What Does the Aftercare For Dental Braces Look Like?

It is important to have good oral hygiene during orthodontic treatment. Regular visits to the hygienist help to keep you on track. Cleaning your teeth can be a bit more challenging with braces on, but nonetheless, it is very important to maintain high levels of dental hygiene in order to avoid the risks of decay and staining around the braces.

About Fresh Dental Smile Clinic-

At Fresh Dental Smile Clinic in York, we are a leading cosmetic dental practice offering a whole range of dental treatments to deliver the very best smile makeovers to our patients. We are an award-winning clinic with an experienced team focusing on smile transformations and cosmetic dentistry.

We offer free initial consultations with the dentist. If you would like to find out more about what we can do to get you the smile you’ve always wanted, get in touch via www.freshsmiles.co.uk or email us at info@freshsmiles.co.uk or call 01904 623687 for York.