Orthodontics is a controlled procedure to move teeth into better positions by applying light and constant pressure on each tooth. Traditionally, brackets and wires made of special metal alloys (also known as “braces”) were used for orthodontic treatment. Modern orthodontics now also has a new tool – highly esthetic and clear aligners – that can work just as effectively. At Valleyview Dental, we offer orthodontic treatment with both braces and Invisalign clear aligners. You might want to consider getting orthodontic treatment if you have:
The goals of proper orthodontic treatment are to achieve straight teeth, a good bite, and a beautiful smile that fits your individual facial type. When it comes to your teeth, it is important to trust your smile in the hands of an experienced professional. Whether you are looking to correct a structural issue or you are considering getting braces purely for cosmetic purposes, Valleyview Dental does it all. Ask our local orthodontist at Valleyview Dental to see what we can offer you.
There are four main types of braces – metal, ceramic, lingual and invisible braces. We offer metal, ceramic, and Invisible braces.
The Canadian Association of Orthodontists and the American Association of Orthodontists recommend that the first visit be by age 7. Some conditions affecting the jaws or face and teeth can be spotted early and if managed appropriately, may lead to not needing future treatment, or treatment that is less complex and costly.