Depending on the specific needs of the patient, there is a range of different treatments available. These needs are looked at in terms of physical and emotional, with some limitations needing to be placed on an individual’s choice only if their physical needs demand it.
This is because some of the more complex alignment cases can only correctly be treated with a limited range of device options; namely a more traditional, fixed device that gives the dentist more control over the movement of the teeth and jaw.
For those who have mild to moderate misalignment conditions, there is a range of fixed and removable braces Stoke-on-Trent that can be chosen. A dentist will talk their patient through the advantages and any potential issues that might come up with certain devices that are unique to that individual so that they are able to make an informed decision as to what treatment will best serve them.
A lot of people have the misconception that a tooth straightening journey is something to be endured, with their eyes solely on the end result. These days, straightening teeth doesn’t need to be an unpleasant journey. By discussing their needs and wishes with their dentist, it is likely that together, they are able to align a treatment plan that ensures that they can comfortably and confidently straighten their teeth to enjoy the end result as well as the process of getting there.
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Many people need to have corrective alignment treatment to straighten their teeth and jawbone alignment in order to improve their quality of life. Not only is this kind of treatment a cosmetic one, allowing people to feel more confident with the appearance of their smile, but an incorrectly aligned jaw has significant health implications that may lead to further consequences if not seen to.
A misaligned bite could very well be the underlying issue for several long-lasting issues that patients are presenting with. Unexplained pain, whether it be a headache, neck or jaw might be contributed to by a bite that is not aligned properly.
Those with more severe misalignments might even have trouble chewing and speaking, meaning that such people struggle with daily life unnecessarily. If an individual is unable to chew their food correctly, they will find that they have issues with digestion which can lead to a whole host of issues within the body.
Most people experience their first teeth alignment examination in their youth, usually at the age of around 7 when the first adult teeth are beginning to emerge. This is perhaps the best possible time for professionals to determine the position that teeth are expected to come through is to be, as well as the position of their bite.
At this age as well, bones are supple and readily subject to change which makes the treatment process that much more suitable. Although adults can also experience teeth straightening procedures with success, they may find that it takes slightly longer to adjust the teeth and for them to remain in place after treatment is done.