Some people have straight teeth that line up together, but many of us have crooked teeth that don't fit together correctly. Crooked teeth can affect your bite. The good news is you can easily straighten your teeth and correct your bite with the help of the right orthodontic treatment. Find out what orthodontics is and how it can help you. Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that treats such teeth irregularities. It helps people tap in to the benefits of well-aligned teeth, such as clearer speech, a pleasant smile, easier cleaning and a better oral hygiene. Orthodontics will not only enhance your health but will also boost your appearance. It is a great investment in your dental and physical well-being. Braces and other appliances help straighten teeth so they are easier to clean, at less risk of disease and decay, and less likely to be lost early. If you have the following conditions, you may need to see our orthodontists immediately: • Overbite – where your upper front teeth stick out over the lower teeth. • Underbite – where your lower teeth are too far forward than the upper teeth. • Crossbite – where your upper teeth do not position themselves properly when biting. • Open bite – where there is space between the biting surfaces of your teeth. • Misplaced midline – where your upper front teeth does not line up with your lower front teeth. • Spacing – If you have gaps between teeth. • Crowding – where you have too many teeth to be accommodated by the dental ridge. With an abnormal bite, you are at risk for various oral health problems, including: • Tooth decay • Gum disease • Abnormal tooth enamel wear • Jaw problems • Tooth loss • Speech problems • Chewing difficulties Here in Mano Dental, we provide various types of fixed braces ranging from regular metal braces to more comfortable and advanced self ligating braces and also invisible aligners. If you’re a parent looking for an affordable way to improve your child's appearance and self-confidence, or if you’re an adult wondering if now is the right time to transform your smile, at Mano Dental Clinic we have unique financing and treatment options that can fit anyone.
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