A good orthodontic dental service is a must for those who wish to improve the appearance of their teeth by correcting their alignment. Although many would think that wearing dental braces look pretty unsightly. And even a bit embarrassing (for some), wearing them for a short period of time can make your teeth straighter. Straight teeth mean a more beautiful smile that makes you feel more confident. Not only that, it also improves your overall oral health and general well-being. If you were advised to undergo orthodontic treatment, then it would be a great help for you to learn about the following San Marcos orthodontist dental services:
Traditional Metal Braces
Dental braces using metal brackets and wires is the standard in orthodontic dental service due to their efficiency in inducing and controlling tooth movement. Their main downside is esthetics, so patients often prefer much more eye-pleasing alternatives like the ones discussed below. But then, with the developments in orthodontics over the years. There are now certain clinics like that of Chula Vista dentist Dr. Safarian’s who offer low-profile metal braces with brackets that are sleeker, smaller, and much less visible. Although smaller, they are as strong as their normal-sized counterparts in terms of efficiency in tooth movement.
Ceramic braces, also called clear braces, work in the same way as your traditional dental braces. But the pressure they exert in moving the teeth are gentler. Thus, it takes a bit longer for this kind of braces to put the teeth into their proper alignment. Esthetics-wise, though, they offer a great choice for those want dental that are less visible. Chula Vista dentist Dr. Safarian, who is also a San Marcos orthodontist, installs ceramic braces as one of his orthodontic dental services.
The lingual side or the back surface of teeth is the surface that faces the tongue, while the labial side or front surface is the one that faces the lips. Unfortunately, lingual braces are indicated for specific cases only. These instances include spacing, mild crowding, and minor alignment issues. Dr. Safarian, your highly-skilled San Marcos orthodontist will tell you if you are a good candidate for this type of orthodontic dental service.
Another esthetic option when it comes to orthodontic dental services is Invisalign which, as its name suggests, is an invisible aligner. True to its name, this appliance is made up of medical-grade clear plastic and looks pretty much like a mouthguard. The only difference is that it works to produce a gentle, incremental tooth. Movement without the inconvenience caused by brackets and wires. Much like lingual braces, Invisalign is able to do minor corrections only.
Chula Vista dentist and San Marcos orthodontist Dr. Safarian, with the help of this highly-experienced team, is fully-equipped to provide you. With quality orthodontic dental services including the ones discussed here. The good doctor is a skilled orthodontist who has handled lots of orthodontic cases before. He provides only the highest-quality comprehensive care to ensure the best, long-lasting results no less.