With all the rapid advances in dental technology and methods of care, consumers and patients are faced with a dizzying array of choices to improve the look, health, and function of their smiles. Even though the appeal of many of these services is undeniable, it can feel overwhelming when to trying to choose the type of care that is best suited to address one’s needs. For all of these reasons, it’s best to speak with a skilled specialist when considering orthodontic treatment to correct your smile. At the office of Carlton & Chastain Orthodontics, we understand the entire range of complex issues that may affect the alignment of your teeth and bite, and are specialty-trained to determine the most appropriate treatment plan to achieve a healthy, attractive, and stable result of care.
Today, because of an ever-expanding awareness of the importance of an attractive smile, and the fact that orthodontic appliances are more cosmetic and efficient than ever before, the number of people seeking treatment is skyrocketing. According to recent statistics, over four million people in the United States alone wear orthodontic appliances with 25% of this number being adults.
In selecting the appliance that is right for your smile or that of your child’s, our office will carefully consider many factors including:
- The severity of any bite problems
- The degree of crowding or spacing of the teeth
- The relationships of the upper and lower jaws
- The presence of harmful oral habits
- Breathing, swallowing, and speech patterns
- If growth and dental development are complete
- Dental and periodontal health
- Any cosmetic concerns or unique needs
Whether correcting a few misaligned teeth, providing young children with early and interceptive care, performing comprehensive orthodontic treatment in patients of all ages, or working with an oral and maxillofacial surgeon to correct significant discrepancies jaw development, you can rest assured that an orthodontist provides the highest standard of care.
At the office of Carlton & Chastain Orthodontics, we’re dedicated to providing the highest quality of skilled and compassionate care. For more information on our office and the many services that we provide, give us a call today.