When your teeth aren’t straight, it can hurt your confidence and cause problems for your dental health in the long run. The team at Fresh Dental Care, with three locations in the Houston area, offers high-quality orthodontic care for every member of the family. Whether you or your child has an overbite, underbite, or overcrowding, they offer simple, effective treatments to restore and protect your smile. For your orthodontic consultation, call or schedule an appointment online.
Orthodontics a type of dental work that’s focused on fixing teeth that are not straight or fixing problems with the jaw.
Your top set of teeth are attached directly to your skull, while your lower set of teeth are attached to your jaw bone. When the top set and the bottom set of teeth do not line up well, it could cause problems, such as:
It’s not unusual to have teeth that are not aligned properly, and not all misaligned teeth need to be fixed. Your dentist at Fresh Dental Care may suggest you fix the alignment of your teeth if you have jaw pain, damage to your teeth, or your crooked teeth cause you embarrassment.
There are several ways that teeth may not be lined up properly, or be misaligned. These include:
You may have one or a combination of more than one of these problems. Orthodontic work can correct these problems, fix your bite, and improve your smile.
The team at Fresh Dental Care can correct your bite and restore your smile by using orthodontic treatments, including:
Each of these methods applies pressure the teeth, slowly moving them over a specific period of time. Your dentist helps you decide which method is the best way to fix the exact problem you may have.
If you have misaligned or crooked teeth, call Fresh Dental Care or request an appointment online.