SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – As an adult, you want to have a beautiful, healthy smile. However, you may be too timid to jump into orthodontic treatment.
Orthodontic services in San Diego have advanced over the years, and can be successful at any age. Metal braces are typically for kids and young teens, called kids braces. Many adults are becoming more comfortable with orthodontic treatment because of the options they have. In fact, one out of every five orthodontic patients is an adult, according to the American Association of Orthodontists website.
“We understand that you may feel self-conscious about getting braces, especially metal brackets,” says a board certified orthodontist. “This type can get in the way of an adult’s day to day activities.”
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Filed Under (Orthodontics news) by admin on 18-01-2012
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – It can be difficult to brush and clean around orthodontic appliances, brackets and wires.
For those looking into pediatric orthodontics San Diego, orthodontists can offer a variety of oral hygiene tips. But for those who haven’t found a provider yet, an orthodontics specialist explains how you can make hygiene a little easier when you have braces.
Brackets and wires can become a trap for food and debris, creating issues with decay and inflamed gums. Keeping a good oral hygiene regime may allow a smoother treatment path.
“Cavities can delay the time you get your braces off,” says a pediatric orthodontist. “Taking care of your teeth can prevent any bumps in the road.”
She explains a few tips to making oral hygiene a little easier on you.
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SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA – If you are looking into braces for your teenager, consider Invisalign Teen.
Invisalign Teen is a modern approach to straightening teeth without brackets and wires getting in the way. This form of orthodontics can give your teenager the freedom they need, while giving them the beautiful smile you want them to have.
The creators of Invisalign Teen understand that your teenager has a lot going on. School, sports and social engagements are at the top of their list, not metal braces. This treatment gives them the confidence of having a great smile, without the embarrassment of the “metal mouth” look.
So you may ask yourself, what is the difference between Invisalign Teen and the original? An invisalign provider at San Diego orthodontics explains the differences.
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