Traditional BracesAn Overview
Do you have a serious issue with crooked teeth?
Crooked teeth or a misaligned bite can create a range of complex dental complications. Crooked teeth are often the underlying cause of complex dental concerns. Problems such as an imbalanced bite, worn down teeth, and TMJ disorders can arise without dental intervention.
Traditional metal braces are a highly effective treatment option for bringing balance and beauty to your smile and bite. Traditional metal braces can treat complex malocclusion, creating a more comfortable bite and great long-term results. Metal braces allows our Ottawa ON dentist, Dr. Barakat, to make refined adjustments for optimal results.
Benefits of Traditional Braces
- Provide permanent tooth straightening
- Can balance and realign bites effectively
- Can correct more complex orthodontic concerns
- No need to remove and replace every week or two
Dr. Ami Barakat has years of training and experience providing comprehensive orthodontic treatments to patients of all ages. Our Ottawa, ON orthodontic office provides early diagnosis and multiphase treatment for children. You can expect far superior results with little downtime.
Traditional Braces What to Expect
Traditional braces are used to treat advanced malocclusion, and the cosmetic concerns associated with crooked teeth. Dr. Ami Barakat provides patients with a thorough oral health exam and bite analysis to determine the best orthodontic treatment option. We will only recommend treatments that best fit your individual concerns and unique smile.
Metal brackets are adhered to the teeth and tightened over time to gently shift the teeth into alignment. Dr. Barakat is able to make precise adjustments to ensure teeth are aligning properly.For some patients, orthodontic appliances may be used in conjunction with traditional metal braces.
Self Litigating Braces Ottawa, ON
Self-litigating braces eliminate the use of plastic or metal bands traditionally used to anchor the wire into place. Self-litigating braces use a slide mechanism technology that encases the arch wire and gently repositions the teeth without the need for tightening and frequent visits to the dentist.
Benefits of Self-Litigating Braces
- Shorter and more effective treatment
- Fewer visits to the dentist
- Fewer adjustments and tightening
- Less impact on tooth surface
- Reduced risk of enamel damage and discoloration
- Easier to clean and remove food debris