Teeth-alignment problems are not only a cosmetic concern — they can also lead to oral- and whole health-related issues such as gum disease, tooth decay, difficulty chewing, and chronic headaches. At Cape Cod Braces, Dr. Phan detects potential alignment issues as early as possible in order to best protect your overall health and quality of life, then identifies the best orthodontic solution to treat it.
What Is Orthodontics?
Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that corrects a vast array of dental conditions such as crowding, protruding/poorly spaced teeth, overbites, underbites, and other misalignments. Our orthodontist, Dr. Phan, has extensive experience realigning crooked, overlapping, and gapped teeth and he can prevent potentially serious problems from occurring. This allows the patient to receive convenient treatment from their dentist and potentially avoid the inconvenience of having to be referred to an orthodontist.
Cape Cod Braces’s Orthodontics
The term “orthodontics” most likely evokes images of silver and gray wired braces attached to a teenager’s teeth, along with an endless number of trips to the orthodontist. But modern-day orthodontics allow us to provide some nearly invisible teeth-straightening orthodontic treatments — like Invisalign — along with routine, restorative, and cosmetic care.