Braces Care

Misaligned teeth may lead to gum disease, tooth decay and speech impairment.

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Create the perfect smile

Orthodontics can create the perfect smile through the proper alignment of the teeth. This can have a very positive effect on a persons self-esteem as well as preventing other dental problems.

The alignment of teeth is usually achieved by means of fixed or removable appliances worn over a period of time. These appliances although effective, can create a number of dental problems if not maintained correctly. The wires utilized to reposition the teeth and the brackets to which they are attached form food traps and can very quickly accumulate plaque resulting in tooth decay and gingival inflammation.

This can be easily avoided by proper home care as follows:

Home care will take a little longer than usual, however, the benefits of a beautiful smile will far outweigh the extra time for oral care.