Problems Orthodontics Can Treat

By PearlFection Dentistry
October 24, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: orthodontics  

How orthodontic treatment from Frederick, Maryland can help your smileorthodontics

Modern orthodontic treatment can give you the smile you’ve always wanted. Today’s orthodontics offers many comfortable options to treat many different issues with tooth and jaw alignment. Pearlfection Dentistry in Frederick, Maryland and Urbana, Maryland has an entire team of dentists and specialists to ensure great treatment and a wonderful outcome.

General, cosmetic and restorative dentists Dr. Jared Lawson, Dr. EJ Stringer and Dr. Amadeus Lopez, oral surgeon Dr. Brian Chang, endodontist Dr. Pratik Patel, and orthodontist Dr. Stephen Tigani combine their talents to make sure you are well taken care of.

So, how do you know if you will benefit from orthodontic treatment? The truth is there are many jaw and tooth alignment problems which can be effectively treated by modern orthodontics including:

  • Overbite; your upper jaw protrudes in front of your lower jaw
  • Underbite; your lower jaw protrudes in front of your upper jaw
  • Crossbite; your jaws cross each other when you bite
  • Open bite; your front teeth don’t close when you bite
  • Mild to severely crowded or rotated teeth
  • Teeth erupting in the wrong position or not erupting at all
  • Gaps and spaces between teeth or overlapping teeth

If you have jaw alignment problems and don’t have corrective orthodontic treatment, it can lead to excessive wear on your teeth, grinding and clenching, TMJ pain, headaches, and increased risk of needing root canals and restorative treatment.

If you have tooth alignment problems and don’t have corrective orthodontic treatment, it can lead to increased plaque buildup, hygiene difficulties, dental decay, and wear-and-tear on your teeth, chewing difficulties, and increased risk of needing restorative treatment.

Let’s face it, straight teeth are much easier to clean. Flossing becomes a breeze because you don’t have tight, crowded teeth to fit the floss in between. Clean teeth means less risk of painful dental issues. Proper jaw alignment eases the stress on your jaw joints, face and head, preventing ligament, muscle and joint pain.

The dentists and specialists at Pearlfection Dentistry in Frederick, Maryland offer a full range of orthodontic treatments including conventional braces, ceramic braces, and clear aligners.

For more information about what orthodontic treatment can do for you, call your general dentists Dr. Jared Lawson, Dr. EJ Stringer and Dr. Amadeus Lopez, oral surgeon Dr. Brian Chang, endodontist Dr. Pratik Patel, and orthodontist Dr. Steven Tigani at Pearlfection Dentistry in Frederick, Maryland and Urbana, Maryland. Call today!

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