What are braces?
Braces, sometimes called orthodontic braces or dental braces, refers to an orthodontic device used to straighten and align your teeth, positioning them in the best way for your unique bite. Whether you have cosmetic flaws, like crooked teeth or gaps between teeth, or a structural issue, we can help fix your problem. At Amazing Smiles Orthodontics in New York, we can provide you with dental braces and any other services you need as part of your personalized dental plan.
Why are braces used?
Braces are often recommended by our orthodontists at Amazing Smiles in order to help you correct any of the following dental issues:
- Cross bites
- Open bites
- Deep bites
- Crooked teeth
- Jaw problems
- Other cosmetic or structural tooth problems
What kinds of braces are available at Amazing Smiles in New York?
Our orthodontists can provide you with many different kinds of braces, each with different benefits. We can help you decide which are the best braces for you. Some of the styles you can choose from include:
- Standard metal braces
- Ceramic braces
- Invisalign® braces
- Damon® braces
- Lingual braces
- Self-ligating braces
To learn more about each of your braces options, visit our Types of Braces page.
When should I visit an orthodontist for braces?
Your regular dentist is usually the person who will recommend that you visit an orthodontist for braces. Braces are an available treatment for children or adults who are considered good candidates for braces treatment. However, below are the most common reasons a person might look for a trusted orthodontist to learn more about their options for getting braces:
- You have gaps in your teeth
- Your teeth appear crowded
- Your front teeth don’t align with your lower teeth
- You have an underbite, overbite, crossbite, or another misaligned bite
- You have another cosmetic concern with your teeth
If any of the above apply to you, visit one of our orthodontists at Amazing Smiles Orthodontist in NYC to learn more about your braces options.
What are the benefits of getting braces?
Choosing to get braces at Amazing Smiles can offer you the following benefits:
- Improves your smile and bite
- Improves self-esteem
- Aligns crooked teeth and close gaps
- Improves your overall oral health
- Prevents gum disease by unclustering teeth
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