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How Braces Help Straighten Your Smile

It's not too late to want to improve the appearance of your smile. Braces have an excellent track record correcting the smiles of the young, but there's a recent trend for adults who take on the procedure. Whatever your age, braces can help straighten your smile, but their benefits go beyond aesthetics. If you would like to learn a lot more about braces and all the conditions they can correct reach out to Dr. Rani Seeth, Dr. Prabha Singh, and Dr. Manju Suresh of Bolingbrook Dental Care in Bolingbrook, IL.

Beyond Aesthetics

Braces can correct a number of bite-related conditions, such as underbite and underbite, and others. They can also help to straighten teeth and eliminate the noticeable gaps between them.

Although the appearance of your smile is very important, correcting these problems can also help prevent complications later on.

Teeth that are bunched too close together or have large gaps between them give plaque a good place to hide, even with the best cleaning practices. Bad bites can affect the jaw and could cause wear on your teeth.

Braces and Orthodontics in Bolingbrook, IL

The type of braces you will require will depend on the specifics of your condition and your doctor can typically advise you on what you can expect during the initial consultation. Braces work by gently moving your teeth into place through small adjustments over time.

Although traditional metal braces are the recommended method for many conditions, especially the more severe cases of malocclusion, invisible aligners from Invisalign are a viable alternative for those wishing to more discreetly straighten their teeth. They have the added benefit of not impacting your diet or dental hygiene habits as braces can.

Improve the way you look, schedule a consultation today with Dr. Seeth, Dr. Singh, and Dr. Suresh of Bolingbrook Dental Care in Bolingbrook, IL, by dialing (630) 739-5500.

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