Straighten Your Teeth
Orthodontic braces are wire based appliances used to straighten and correct misaligned teeth. It aims to produce an even bite and pleasing smile!
✅ Make cleaning easier- Crooked teeth are harder to clean as some teeth surfaces may be hard to reach which increase the risk of cavities and periodontal disease.
✅ Healthy teeth- Incorrect bite such as protrusion of central incisors increases the chances of breaking the teeth. Uneven stress distribution to the teeth due to misaligned occlusion can create excess wear and tear on the teeth
Do I Need Braces?
As we all know, braces are only needed for those who has malocclusion or 'messy teeth'. But what is malocclusion and how do we know if we have it?
According to American Association of Orthodontists, Malocclusion means having crooked teeth or a ‘poor bite’ which refers to the incorrect relation between upper and lower teeth. This can lead to oral and general health complications such as traumatic bite, speech difficulties, sleep breathing disorder if left untreated.
Following are the signs that you may need braces, If you notice there are signs that apply to you, we encourage you to book your consultation with our dentist. Our dentists will assess your condition and determine if any treatment is needed.