Orthodontics Is Not Just a Fancy Word – Discover the Benefits of Treatment

Orthodontics Is Not Just a Fancy Word - Discover the Benefits of Treatment - Gold Coast

If you are unsure exactly what orthodontics is, it is a branch of dentistry designed to correct teeth that are imperfectly positioned or out of alignment. It is a specialist field, although many general dentists have taken extensive training and can offer orthodontic treatment also. Your orthodontist’s aim is to instigate a treatment plan to correct your teeth, offering you a better quality of life, more confidence when you smile, and also reduce the risk of tooth decay and periodontal disease that can be more prevalent in harder to clean, crooked or misaligned teeth.

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of orthodontics in a little more detail.

Smile With Confidence

We all want to feel confident when we smile, but this level of confidence is often lacking when we are shy about the state of our teeth. Crooked and misaligned teeth can be a real self-esteem killer, and it’s totally understandable. But quality orthodontics can change this scenario.

With procedures to correct the misaligned or crooked teeth, you can soon be walking the streets with complete confidence, and being the first to smile for the camera instead of hiding behind the others in the photo or showing that “serious face”.

Self-esteem is vitally important to nourish for a better quality of life. Orthodontic treatment will help build your self-esteem when you have the problems with your teeth corrected.

Reduced Risk of Tooth Decay and Gum Disease

Crooked teeth and teeth that are misaligned can be harder to keep clean than nice straight teeth. There are often more gaps for food to get caught up in, flossing is more difficult, and the results can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. Two conditions you really want to avoid.

When teeth are corrected through orthodontics they become easier to keep clean through brushing and flossing, vastly reducing the risk and occurrence of both tooth decay and periodontal disease.

Less Chance of Developing TMD

TMD is an abbreviation of temporomandibular joint disorder. This is a condition where the temporomandibular joint(TMJ) is either misaligned, or has suffered from some form of damage or injury, resulting in the jaw not being able to open and close in an effortless, fluid motion. This adds tension to the surrounding muscles which can lead to headaches and other complaints.

Crooked and misaligned teeth can also be the cause of TMD, as the teeth prevent the jaw from operating in the correct fashion, as well as the act of chewing on crooked teeth placing extra stress on the TMJ.

Orthodontic treatment can correct the teeth, while at the same time alleviating the pressure on the jaw and allowing it to function in a normal manner, thus resolving the TMD.

Advanced Dental Care Clinic

Make an appointment to speak with Dr Ruth Parrag at Advanced Dental Care Clinic on the Gold Coast. Our team really cares about every single person who walks through our doors.

We are here to help with the following services:

  • Orthodontics
  • General dentistry
  • Laser whitening
  • Dentures
  • Dental Implants
  • Fastbraces
  • Emergency dentist

When it comes to maintaining your healthy smile why not talk to Dr Ruth Parrag at Advanced Dental Care Clinic in Oxenford?

Our Fotona Lightwalker Dental Laser has revolutionised the way we do dental work; with less invasive and more precise procedures, you can enjoy a more comfortable dental visit.

Laser treatments are the healthier option and we’re not limited by the treatments it can do; we can perform fillings, onlays, root canal treatments, gum disease treatments, gum lifts and crown lengthening to name a few, all using dental lasers.

Laser technology is among the greatest innovations in modern dentistry, and it keeps getting better!! Did you know that with the use of a dental laser, treatments are now faster, more effective and healing times are shorter?

Come and see why Dr Ruth Parrag has earned widespread acclaim for her ability to treat patients with cutting-edge pain-less treatment.

Contact our friendly team at Advanced Dental Care Clinic in Oxenford or come and visit and meet our therapy dogs!! Rest assured you are receiving the most precise and effective treatment in the dental industry.

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