Crooked, misaligned teeth have many causes, from trauma to childhood thumb-sucking. They can dash one’s confidence and lead to a lifetime of poor oral hygiene. Central Leeds dentists are now offering a chance to put an end to this forever with the fitting of braces. Why delay achieving your perfect smile? Braces work with your teeth to ensure lasting, optimum alignment and bite that will mean you can show off your teeth with confidence.
Getting braces fitted is easy at any age. Although childhood is the best time, adults with alignment issues need not despair with braces able to achieve stunning results if your palate or jaws need widening or you require more space between your teeth or jaws. Braces can even shape the teeth themselves and treatment may last for only six weeks or up to three years.
Having had x-rays, moulds and impressions of your teeth taken, an etchant then a bracket is applied to the teeth. To adjust the positioning of the teeth or jaw, a wire is threaded through the brackets. Regular appointments are undertaken to tighten the wire in order for the teeth or jaw to be moved in the appropriate direction. After the treatment is completed, a retainer is worn to guard against a relapse while your teeth and jaw are stabilising. Your dentist will advise you on how to clean your teeth while wearing a brace.
Braces come in an array of styles to suit your personal preference, such as gold-plated, a variety of invisible braces or friction-free for faster treatment times. Correcting crooked teeth or a misaligned bite will aid in oral hygiene and give you the stunning smile you’ve always deserved. Available today in Central Leeds, don’t hesitate to enquire about this valuable treatment.