This service is offered by a general dentist at Motivo Dental.
For most people, achieving a healthy and beautiful smile is the reason for receiving orthodontic care.
When your treatment is complete, you will have the smile you’ve always dreamed of and the confidence to show it off! We also want you to feel comfortable and confident throughout your entire orthodontic experience, and our practice is dedicated to making sure that you receive the quality care you deserve.
Gentle force in a carefully controlled direction, braces slowly move teeth to the proper position.
Orthodontic appliances are made of metal, ceramic, or plastic. They may
be removable or they may be bonded to the teeth. By placing a constant,
You can now choose clear or metal brackets and, in some cases, the color of your appliance. Wires are far less noticeable, and the latest materials are designed to move teeth faster with more comfort. Today, any age is a great age to wear braces!
Orthodontic treatment can last between six months and three years,
depending on several factors including age,
treatment method, and how minor or severe your case is. A big factor in a
successful treatment is you! The more involved and diligent you are, the more efficient your treatment will be. For children, receiving interceptive or early treatment can also help provide a quicker treatment time.
Before beginning your orthodontic care, Dr Alhomsi will discuss all of your options and provide an estimate for how long your full treatment may take. Please contact our practice to schedule an appointment and learn more about orthodontics and the treatments we provide.
While there is no exact age for children to begin orthodontic treatment, the American Association of Orthodontists recommends visiting the orthodontist around age seven.
By this age, most children have a mix of baby teeth and adult teeth, making it easier for the orthodontist to diagnose and correct tooth and jaw problems sooner and without surgery.
Early treatment allows your orthodontist to:
For parents, it’s not always easy to know if your child may need orthodontic treatment. Here are a few things to look for that may mean your child needs to see an orthodontist:
Please contact our practice to schedule an appointment for an orthodontic evaluation. Early treatment now will give your child a healthy, beautiful smile for the future.
Orthodontic treatment is no longer just for teens. In fact, the American Association of Orthodontists states that
one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 21. Many adults are choosing to receive treatment because they understand the importance of maintaining their health, and they want to feel better about their appearance. Adults everywhere are taking advantage of the opportunity to receive orthodontic care, and now you can too.
Common reasons why adults are considering orthodontic treatment:
One of the most important factors in adult orthodontics is the visibility of the orthodontic appliance, another important
In today’s orthodontics there is several options available for adults
At Motivo Dental, we can provide all the above mentioned options. In most cases , invisalign can now provide a satisfactory result for adult orthodontics.
The main difference between treating adults and children or teens is that the jawbones of younger patients are still growing. This is why some treatment options are available for growing children but not for adults. Another big difference is that adults are more likely than children to experience gum recession or even bone loss due to gingivitis or advanced periodontal disease. Patients should stick to meticulous oral hygiene procedures when they have braces.