Short-Term Orthodontics Bring Long-Lasting Smiles
- September 13, 2016
Welcome back to the Gentle Dental Care blog!
We hope that your smile is ready for all the Fall fun that is sure to be coming your way as Summer fades into a hazy memory.
But it could be that you don’t feel much like smiling on account of those annoying orthodontic issues that have followed you around since adolescence.
We get it!
Here’s the thing: you are not alone. Most folks were not endowed with perfectly shaped, evenly spaced teeth. That is why Dr. Peltzer is committed to helping the good people of Central Connecticut to improve the appearance (along with the health) of their smiles.
So, if you are ready to transform your crooked, crowded, or gapped teeth into something special, we would love to tell you all about our short-term orthodontic solutions for adults.
Keep reading to learn more, and then be sure to get in touch with our Plainville team to schedule your consultation.
We Are Certified To Save Your Smile
Gentle Dental Care is certified to place invisible orthodontic aligners (aka clear aligners) and many of our patients have had great success correcting alignment and bite problems with this method. Dr. Peltzer has studied this process in-depth, and knows just how to deliver the results you want.
Aligners Beat Brackets And Wires
Our orthodontic aligners consist of a series of custom-made soft plastic retainers that slip directly over your teeth for a comfortable fit throughout your treatment. No poking, or sores along the way.
Aligners Realign Adult Teeth
To get the ball rolling, Dr. Peltzer will do a complete workup and diagnosis of your alignment and bite problems, and prescribe a series of clear aligners to correct and straighten your teeth.
Each aligner tightly molds to your teeth, exerting gradual pressure to shift and rotate your teeth into alignment.
The Benefits Are Clear
The big benefit of this method is that you can take your clear aligners out for eating and cleaning purposes, which makes for a much more enjoyable experience than treatments involving metal gear. It also eliminates the need for special tools and dietary restrictions.
Here’s how it works: you will need to wear your aligners for the better part of each day for 2-3 weeks, and then you can start another set of aligners in the series to keep the process moving along. The best thing is that you can do this switch on your own, so there is no need for monthly in-office adjustments like traditional braces would necessitate.
Get this: it happens fast! The total treatment time should take somewhere between 10 and 20 months, depending on the severity of your issues. And no one will ever know about the project in your mouth until the process is finished and you show up with a gorgeous new grin.
Orthodontic Aligners Work For Most Folks
Our orthodontic aligners are very effective for people with minor crowding, gaps between their teeth, and mild alignment problems.
The catch: patients who have severe alignment and bite problems, or have very wide spaces between their teeth, would probably benefit from a more complex treatment with traditional orthodontics.
But there’s no way to know for sure until you schedule some time with Dr. Peltzer and the rest of our team!
Let Us Straighten Things Out!
Ready to take the next step towards a better smile? Contact Gentle Dental Care of Plainville, CT online, or by calling 860-479-2397!