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Straight and beautiful smiles come naturally for some. For others, orthodontic treatment can align teeth the right way and enhance a smile for a lifetime of optimal health and confidence.
Scott Family Orthodontics strives to inform future and current patients about modern orthodontic treatment. From adult orthodontics and braces for kids to clear aligners and TMJ therapy, the following information can give you a head start on treatment.
Orthodontic Treatment for Kids
It’s recommended that children visit an orthodontist no later than age 7. Discover more of what you can expect from pediatric orthodontics.
How long will early treatment for your child last?
How long will your child wear braces?
Will your child need to wear a retainer?
You’re never too old to achieve your dream smile. Learn more about orthodontic treatment for adults.
Are you a candidate for braces & orthodontic treatment?
Are you a candidate for orthodontic surgery?
Jaw growth is usually completed by age 16 for girls and 18 for boys. All growth must be completed before jaw surgery can be performed. Schedule a consultation to find out if you are a candidate for orthodontic surgery.
Will you require TMJ therapy prior to or coinciding with your orthodontic treatment?
Dr. Scott will work closely with you to optimize your orthodontic treatment plan and incorporate TMJ therapy if necessary.
Achieve a straight smile with maximum comfort and confidence. Here is more information about Invisalign® and SureSmile® aligners.
How many hours a day should you wear Invisalign® or SureSmile® aligners?
Are you a candidate for Invisalign® or SureSmile treatment®?
Invisalign and SureSmile are not intended for children and are not appropriate for every adult. Only an orthodontist can determine if this treatment is an effective option for you. To see if you’re a candidate for aligner treatment, contact us to schedule a consultation with Dr. Scott.
Put an end to teeth grinding, restless nights, jaw pain, and headaches. Discover more about temporomandibular joint dysfunction and TMJ treatment.
What is temporomandibular joint dysfunction?
What causes temporomandibular joint dysfunction?
TMD may be caused by misalignment of the jaws within the temporomandibular joint, or by disharmony between the teeth and jaws. It can also be traced to nightly teeth grinding, frequent teeth clenching, arthritis, and stress.
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