Using cosmetic orthodontics, our team can provide barely noticeable treatment for minor or even severe cases of misalignment. This could include ceramic tooth-colored brackets, or clear Invisalign® aligners. In today’s blog, your Fort Worth, TX, orthodontist talks about our cosmetic treatment options.
The Initial Consultation
If you’ve ever been interested in Invisalign® or ceramic brackets, then you should schedule a consultation with our team. We will sit down with you to discuss your options, and also conduct a detailed exam of your smile to assess the cause and extent of your misalignment. We then decide which cosmetic option is best for your smile, and begin the process of correcting your smile.
With this option, we make your metal braces less visible. Braces are often the best choice for treating more severe cases of misalignment. To begin, we will attach brackets to the front facing side of your teeth. Instead of using metal, these will be ceramic and custom-made based on the iTero® images we take of your smile. We then shade them to blend with your smile. A portion of an arch wire will be connected to them with a band, and adjustments in the tension of the wire will help shift the teeth into optimal position. This can be helpful for kids and adults alike.
Our team can also help teens and adults with a completely clear option. Made from a clear and BPA-free plastic, these aligners are worn over the teeth and gently shift them into position. Each set is custom-made for your smile to ensure a proper fit and treatment with precision and accuracy. A set is worn for two weeks, for about 20 to 22 hours a day. You then begin wearing the next set for the same amount of time, the process continuing for about a year to 18 months, depending on the severity of your misalignment. These can also be removed before meals to avoid changes to your diet, and can be taken out before you brush and floss to make oral hygiene habits much simpler!
You should see us soon, so you can use your 2022 dental insurance benefits before they expire, and you can start treatment before the hectic holiday season begins! If you have any questions about our cosmetic orthodontics, then contact our team today.
Start Your Treatment Now!
Our team wants to help you enjoy straighter smiles with a cosmetic touch. If you have any questions about improving your smile’s alignment, or if you would like to schedule an appointment soon, please call Lake Country Orthodontics in Fort Worth, TX at (817) 236-7846. Our office proudly serves patients who live in Rome, Haslet, Azle, Saginaw, and all surrounding communities.