Types of Issues Orthodontics Can Treat

By Corley Family Dentistry
January 11, 2017
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: Orthodontics   Braces  

Wondering whether braces are what you need to improve the way your smile looks?

It’s unique to have a smile that is perfectly straight. There are so many people that deal with malocclusions and misalignments that could orthodonticseasily be fixed just by wearing braces. And better yet, there is no age cap on when you can get orthodontic treatment. Our Decatur, IL, dentists Drs. Chad and Natalie Corley offer a variety of different orthodontic options to fit your needs. Learn more about the issues we can correct and the different types of braces available.

While you may not be able to determine whether you need braces or not just by looking at your teeth, a quick consultation with our Decatur, IL, general dentist is all you will need to get a proper assessment. If you have crooked teeth, gaps between teeth or overlapping teeth, then getting braces is often recommended for fixing these issues.

Other issues to consider are your bite and the alignment of your jaws. Bite down all the way and what do you see? Are the front teeth not lined up properly with the bottom teeth? Do your top teeth protrude more than the bottom teeth? Are the top teeth resting behind the bottom teeth? All of these issues can be addressed with orthodontic treatment.

Of course, these are only some of the obvious signs that you could benefit from orthodontic treatment. There are other issues that you may not be able to determine from first glance but we can certainly pinpoint it during your next dental visit. It’s usually a good idea to have a child evaluated by our orthodontic experts in Decatur, IL, by the age of seven, but anyone—no matter what their age—can seek an orthodontic evaluation. We offer a variety of different orthodontic systems to straighten your teeth and give you the smile you’ve always wanted.

If you are ready to get braces in Decatur, IL to correct your smile, then turn to the smile experts who know how to fix your issues. Call Corley Family Dental today to find out more about which orthodontic system is right for your treatment goals.


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