A beautiful smile can make you appear more attractive and give you self-confidence. If your smile is compromised because of uneven teeth, gaps between the teeth or overcrowding, you may be the perfect candidate for traditional braces or the Invisalign® orthodontic treatment. Dr. Chuck Stewart and our other doctors at Varsity Family Dental Centre offer orthodontic treatment at our family practice.
Many patients with crooked or uneven teeth turn to us for orthodontic treatment with traditional braces. The process involves fitting the teeth with a set of brackets and wires to apply force and pressure on certain teeth. Over a period of several months, the teeth will shift and move very gradually until they settle into their new, straightened position.
An alternative to traditional braces, Invisalign® involves wearing a set of custom made aligner trays for most of the day and night. Instead of waiting a year or more for results, patients can enjoy results in as little as a few months. Key benefits of this treatment include:
This 56-year-old male was concerned that his teeth were abnormally spaced and very far apart. His doctor told him that, while this might just seem unattractive, spacing issues in teeth can also cause some periodontal diseases. His Invisalign®treatment lasted approximately 10 months. Source