Orthodontics Services at Ortega Dental Care
Orthodontics is devoted to building beautiful smiles by bringing teeth, lips, and jaws into proper alignment. Straight teeth function better, are easier to clean, and are more likely to last your lifetime. Properly aligned jaws may reduce the risk of jaw joint dysfunction (TMJ).
Overly crowded teeth: This occurs when there is simply a lack of room within your jaw for all of your teeth to fit normally. When left untreated, overly crowded teeth can cause dental decay, an increase in chances of gum disease, and can prevent the normal function of teeth. Interceptive orthodontics at early puberty can preventing crowding and skeletal discrepency.
There are orthodontic solutions for every lifestyle and budget. Fees for orthodontic care vary with the complexity of the treatment.
The AAO estimates that up to 75 percent of people could benefit from orthodontic care. Nearly 5 million people in the United States and Canada are presently in orthodontic treatment, according to the AAO. One in five is over age 18. Some are as young as 2 or 3, and some are in their 50s, 60s, and older. Healthy teeth can be moved at almost any age.