How To Correct Crowding with Invisalign?

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If you or your child is struggling with teeth that are crowded, you know how frustrating it can be. Every time you look in the mirror, you don’t want to open your mouth because you can’t stand the sight of those teeth that are piled on top of each other. Oral hygiene is also an everyday struggle when you try to clean all of those hard to reach places. You’re afraid those crooked teeth could lead to a TMJ disorder down the line with the improper placement of your bite. There is a long list of reasons why crowding in your mouth can drive you crazy. You’ve decided it’s finally time to do something about it at a Southington Orthodontics office. You’re thinking about Invisalign treatment, but you have reservations. You’ve heard that you or your teen will need to have your teeth shaved.

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A Southington Orthodontist Helps You Find a Solution

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Each morning, say to yourself, “I may not be there yet but I’m closer than I was yesterday”. Remember that Rome was not built in a day and you are a work in progress as well. Each day, you are one step closer to making your dreams come true. The same can be said of your teeth. You cannot expect a transformation to happen overnight. However, coming to a Southington Orthodontics office can help you to get a smile that is the envy of all others. If you have orthodontic concerns with your teeth, such as a problem with your bite, issues with crowding, or too much space in your mouth, an orthodontist in Southington can help you to find a solution.

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Can I Afford Invisalign?

How Much Does Invisalign or Clear Aligner Cost?

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Invisalign is the revolutionary new system of teeth aligners that implements the use of clear plastic. Many patients are considering Invisalign because of its multitude of advantages over other types of alignment systems. The main advantage of Invisalign over other types of braces is a sense of discretion. Customers who use Invisalign will have the opportunity to straighten their teeth without anyone else knowing. Furthermore, Invisalign patients can maintain excellent dental hygiene because they can remove the clear aligners.

What About the Cost of Invisalign?

One concern that some people have is cost. Because the cost of traditional braces is rather high, it is natural for patients to wonder about the cost of Invisalign. The good news is that Invisalign is quite affordable, and patients have a multitude of opportunities for financing when they obtain their work from a reliable orthodontic specialist.

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Mirrors Never Lie

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Life is like a mirror, we get the best results when we smile at it

Life is like a mirror. We get the best results when we smile at it, yet so many of us hide our smiles because of imperfections with our teeth. If your child is struggling with orthodontic issues, don’t hesitate to do something about it. Whether there is a problem with too much space, not enough space, or your child has an issue with his or her bite, braces for kids can mean a total transformation. Help your child get a beautiful smile and your child won’t only look better, but will have a boost in confidence as well. A smile is a calling card for the world. You want it to look its best and sometimes it means getting an orthodontist’s help.

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Factors Shaping your Orthodontic Bill

What is the Cost to Straighten Out a Jaw?

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It is common for people to suffer from a jaw that is misaligned slightly. This means that that the lower jaw is not able to hinge correctly into the upper jaw. In many cases, this issue does not produce any discomfort for an individual. However, other people may suffer from a pain in the hinges that enable the mouth to be opened. This type of jaw issue can also result in a person wearing down their teeth in an uneven manner. There are some people who think their jaw looks funny and want to fix its appearance. Fortunately, it is possible for an orthodontic specialist to properly realign a person’s jaws. This can be accomplished by either dental braces or surgery.

In terms of the cost of a jaw straightening procedure, it is impossible to give an accurate estimate for all people because there are many factors that will play a role regarding what the final cost will be. In other words, every person is different. However, here are some factors that will directly impact how much a person’s treatment will cost:

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Beauty is Accompanied by Smile

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Smile Quote No. 5: I’ve Never Seen a Smiling Face that was not Beautiful

A smile is a wondrous, beautiful thing, isn’t it? It reflects joy in a powerful way. Beautiful smiles charm, encourage, uplift, and brighten our lives. An engaging smile is a seemingly small gesture, but it renders a magic touch with a ripple effect, as it spreads from one person to another.

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Misaligned Bites: Causes, Consequences and Remedies

What is a Misaligned Bite

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The process of the teeth of the upper jaw meshing with the teeth of the bottom jaw is called occlusion. If done correctly, this involves 128 contact points. Malocclusion, also known as bad bite, is when your teeth do not fit together properly and your bite is not correct.

What Causes Bad Bite?

Genetics, you were born with it. You started out with good bite when you had your baby teeth but, when they fell out, your adult teeth did not follow the proper eruption pattern. Perhaps your teeth and jaws were not properly positioned causing your permanent teeth to grow in out of line.

Some people have jaws that are just too small to accommodate the size and number of permanent teeth. Bad habits such as thumb sucking can put undue pressure on erupting teeth and cause them to come in at strange angles.

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Smiling is the Easy Way out

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It takes 17 muscles to smile and forty three to frown

It takes 17 muscles to smile and forty three to frown. If you see your child spending too much time frowning because of an imperfect smile, it’s time to do something about it. Why put those muscles to work for the wrong reason? A visit to an orthodontic specialist can make a world of difference, giving your child a reason to flash those pearly whites. However, you need to take the first step and find out how braces could be the answer that your child needs.

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