With the right orthodontist, you’d be amazed at the stunning results that are possible with treatments such as braces and Invisalign. The potential upside is huge.
Sure, nobody wants to wear braces for months—but modern ortho treatments are faster, safer, more comfortable and simply better than ever, and you won’t believe how confident you’ll feel after achieving the smile you’ve always desired.
Are there risks? Absolutely. But by the end of this article, you’ll see how picking the best orthodontist will help you minimize complications and maximize results, both during your treatment and beyond.
First let us start off by saying this—problems with braces and Invisalign rarely occur.
Although getting braces is relatively risk-free compared to surgery or taking certain medications, every patient is different—with improper care or pre-existing issues, you could run into problems like:
More common problems that usually resolve by themselves after a few days or weeks include:
Rarely, teeth may not move properly during your treatment, which may require further intervention. In some cases, previous dental work may need to be redone.
There are four main reasons why patients might have issues with their braces:
In fact, most problems are caused by improper care, and that’s especially true for Invisalign—the biggest issue patients have with Invisalign is that they simply forget to wear it!
Getting great results starts with choosing your orthodontist, and it ultimately ends with you, the patient.
The best orthodontists use modern equipment and treatment plans to help you achieve results fast, with fewer office visits, and with less pain during your treatment. Your orthodontist should answer all of your questions clearly, and help you understand exactly what you’ll need to do during and after your treatment to avoid injuries and maximize your results.
Again, nobody enjoys wearing braces. But when you take your treatment seriously and follow your ortho’s directions, you’re going to love the way you look and feel afterwards. Just take our patients’ word for it.
When you sign up as a new patient, you'll receive a free smile assessment that includes digital x-rays, free teeth whitening and a complete smile analysis ($249 value).