Why Is Orthodontic Treatment Important?
Orthodontic treatment is critical for a healthy mouth and for preventing further dental problems later in life. It provides a foundation for proper tooth, jaw and lip support. If you get the treatment you need at an earlier age, chances are you are less likely to need extensive dental treatments down the road. Who doesn’t want to prevent extra dental treatment and financial expenses later in life?
If you have crooked or crowded teeth, cleaning and maintaining your teeth properly becomes difficult, you can suffer problems with chewing, and can have extensive plaque buildup. It is recommended your child have an Orthodontic Consultation by the age of 7, however, teeth can be moved at any age.
Like all medical professions, orthodontic treatment is a partnership between the patient and the orthodontist. Your orthodontist can provide the tools needed to improve your smile but you have to follow their instructions to maintain proper oral hygiene and health.
When Should You See An Orthodontist?
Knowing when to see an orthodontist is as significant as recognizing signs or concerns we have. DON’T WAIT! If you are concerned about your teeth, seek dental attention to solve the problem in advance instead of waiting for the problem to worsen. Below you will find a list of signs and concerns indicating it is time you see an orthodontist, the soon the better.
- Crowded, misplaced or blocked-out teeth
- Jaws that shift, make sound, or protrude
- Speech difficulty
- Protruding teeth
- Teeth that meet abnormally or don’t meet at all
- Facial imbalance or asymmetry
- Grinding or clenching of teeth
- Inability to close lips comfortably
If you or your child have been showing one or more of the signs listed above, then schedule a consultation with an orthodontist.
What the Center of Dental Professionals Can Offer You:
We know the cost of orthodontic treatment can be of concern when it comes to getting treated. We offer several affordable options for payment arrangements.
At our office, you will be able to sit down with our treatment coordinator to work with you one-on-one to accommodate your financial needs and create a payment plan that fits within your budget. Our staff will ensure you are well informed of treatment options and available payment plan options for you to decide which is best suited for your needs.
We accept major credit cards, cash, insurance plans, CHIP, Medicaid, and even have a financing option available through CareCredit.
So what are you waiting for? Get the orthodontic treatment you need now when you come to The Center of Dental Professionals. Schedule a complimentary consultation with us to get started with the initial steps of getting treated for beautiful smile and healthier mouth.