Braces at Willowbrook Mall, Langley

Braces are a time-tested orthodontic treatment used to correct a variety of dental issues, including crooked teeth, gaps, and misaligned bites. This treatment involves the use of metal brackets bonded to the teeth and connected by wires and elastic bands. The brackets and wires work together to apply gentle, continuous pressure, gradually moving the teeth into their desired positions.

Braces come in various types, including traditional metal braces, ceramic braces that blend with your teeth, and lingual braces that are placed behind the teeth. Each type has its own set of benefits, allowing your orthodontist to choose the best option for your specific needs and lifestyle.

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Benefits of Braces

Braces offer numerous advantages that go beyond achieving a straighter smile. Here are some key benefits:

  • Effective for Complex Issues: Braces are highly effective in treating a wide range of orthodontic issues, from minor adjustments to complex dental problems.
  • Precision and Control: The fixed nature of braces allows for precise control over tooth movement, ensuring optimal results.
  • Variety of Options: With different types of braces available, including metal, ceramic, and lingual, you can choose the one that best suits your aesthetic preferences and lifestyle.
  • Durability and Strength: Braces are made from strong materials that can withstand the rigors of daily wear and provide consistent, reliable results.
  • Improved Oral Health: By aligning your teeth and correcting bite issues, braces can enhance your overall oral health, making it easier to clean your teeth and reducing the risk of cavities and gum disease.

Check out our patient success stories and before-and-after photos to see the life-changing impact of braces!

The Braces Treatment Process

Getting braces involves a straightforward process that ensures you achieve a healthy, beautiful smile. Here’s what you can expect:

  1. Initial Consultation: Your journey begins with a comprehensive consultation at Willowbrook Mall Orthodontics. Our orthodontists will evaluate your teeth, discuss your goals, and recommend the best type of braces for your needs.

  2. Application of Braces: Once you decide to proceed, your orthodontist will carefully place the brackets on your teeth and connect them with an archwire. This initial appointment is relatively quick and involves minimal discomfort.

  3. Adjustments and Check-Ups: Every 4-8 weeks, you’ll visit our office for adjustments. During these appointments, your orthodontist will tighten the wires, change elastics, and monitor your progress. These regular check-ups are essential to ensure your teeth are moving as planned.

  4. Oral Hygiene and Care: Maintaining good oral hygiene is crucial during your braces treatment. We’ll provide you with tips and tools to keep your teeth and braces clean, as well as advice on foods to avoid to prevent damage to your braces.

  5. Completion and Retainers: Once your teeth have moved into their final positions, your braces will be removed, revealing your new smile! To maintain your results, you’ll receive custom retainers to wear as instructed by your orthodontist.

Experience the transformative power of braces at Willowbrook Mall Orthodontics. Schedule your consultation today to take the first step towards a perfect smile!