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Orthodontics Invisible Braces Options

Teeth-alignment problems are not only a cosmetic concern — they can also lead to oral- and whole health-related issues such as gum disease, tooth decay, difficulty chewing, and chronic headaches. At Creekside Dental, Vancouver dentist Dr. David Hanson detects potential alignment issues as early as possible in order to best protect your overall health and quality of life, then identifies the best orthodontic solution to treat it.

What Is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that corrects a vast array of dental conditions such as crowding, protruding/poorly spaced teeth, overbites, underbites, and other misalignments. Like an orthodontist, Dr. Hanson has extensive experience realigning crooked, overlapping, and gapped teeth using orthodontics, and he can prevent potentially serious problems from occurring. This allows the patient to receive convenient treatment from their dentist and potentially avoid the inconvenience of having to be referred to an orthodontist.

Creekside Dental’s Orthodontics

The term “orthodontics” most likely evokes images of silver and gray wired braces attached to a teenager’s teeth, along with an endless number of trips to the orthodontist. But modern-day orthodontics allow us to provide some teeth-straightening orthodontic treatments — most of which are clear or nearly invisible — along with routine, restorative, and cosmetic care.
 

FAQ

How long does it take to straighten teeth?
> At Creekside Dental, we have many teeth-straightening solutions available for patients of all ages, including solutions that are nearly invisible and can significantly change your alignment in less time than you may think. The time it will take to straighten your teeth largely depends on the severity of your condition.
Does everyone need braces?
No. Only patients with misalignment problems need to wear braces. The best way to find out if you or your child will need braces is to call and set up an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Hanson
 

For more information about our orthodontics, call (360) 980-8486 or use our online form to schedule a consultation with your Vancouver dentist, Dr. David Hanson, and take one step closer to a straighter smile today!