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Posts for: February, 2016

By St. Charles Family Dentistry
February 22, 2016
Category: Orthodontics
Tags: Braces  

How to know what braces are right for you

You want straight teeth, but you’re not sure where to go from here. Orthodontic treatments have come a long way thanks to modern dental materials and techniques. Now, you can choose from a variety of different methods to get that straight smile you’ve always braceswanted. Your dentists at St. Charles Family Dentistry in St. Charles, Illinois, want you to know all about the different orthodontic options available, so you can make the right choice.

You can fix many dental issues with braces, to give you better function and a much-improved look to your smile. Your dentists at St. Charles Family Dentistry are highly skilled and with their orthodontic treatments they can correct:

  • A poorly aligned bite, restoring good chewing function when you eat
  • Twisted or rotated teeth, so your teeth come together correctly
  • Widely spaced or gapped teeth, giving you back a full smile
  • Overlapped or crowded teeth, giving you a great looking smile

The dentists at St. Charles Family Dentistry offer a full range of orthodontic treatments and can help you decide the right treatment depending on your budget and aesthetic needs. You can choose from:

  • Conventional metal braces- which use metal wires and brackets
  • Modern braces- which use plastic brackets and tooth-colored wires
  • Lingual braces- which use brackets attached to the back of your teeth

Typically, you will need to wear braces for two years, longer if you are an adult. Your dentists at St. Charles Family Dentistry will show you all the tricks and tools to take care of your teeth and keep them healthy before, during and after braces.

No matter which material you choose for your braces, you can be sure you are receiving the best dental treatment available. Your dentists at St. Charles Family Dentistry in St. Charles, Illinois can help you discover which braces are right for you. For straighter teeth and a more beautiful smile, call today and get started on your new smile!