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Orthodontics

You can rely on Serenity Dental for all your orthodontics needs. Whether you’re an adult looking to improve your smile or a child in need of bite correction, we can help.

What is orthodonitcs?

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry specializing in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of jaw, face and bite irregularities (malocclusions*). Orthodontic treatment is provided by an oral health care provider known as an orthodontist, who has completed two to three years of additional training beyond dental school.

Reasons to see an orthodontist

Recent years have brought about many changes within the dental industry, specifically with regards to orthodontic treatment and care. Now more than ever, patients are experiencing fewer incidences of cavities and missing teeth due to the heightened awareness of fluoride use and preventative dentistry. This increasing awareness on the health and look of a patient’s smile has fueled the desire for many to seek out orthodontia. Serenity Dental can help whether you have a medical necessity or a cosmetic concern.

Types of orthodinitcs

Orthodontics can help you have the healthy, straight, beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. Types of orthodonitics include:

  • Metal braces
  • Ceramic braces
  • Lingual braces (behind the teeth)
  • Damon braces
  • Custom-made, removable appliances

Give us a call today and schedule your orthodontic consultation.

*Malocclusion is the technical term for teeth that don’t fit together correctly. Malocclusions not only affect the teeth, but also the appearance of the face. Most malocclusions are inherited; however some are due to acquired habits such as thumb sucking and tongue thrusting.  The spacing left from an adult tooth being extracted or an early loss of a baby tooth can also contribute to a malocclusion.