All about orthodontics
Whether you are interested in an early evaluation or braces for your child or you are considering orthodontic treatment for yourself, the doctors at RTO have the experience and expertise to help you choose the best treatment option for you and your family. Ultimately, orthodontics does more than make a pretty smile – it creates a healthier you.
Child and adolescent care
Learn more Though an orthodontist can enhance a smile at any age, there is an optimal time period to begin treatment. By the age of 7, the first adult molars erupt, establishing the back bite. During this time, an orthodontist can evaluate front-to-back and side-to-side tooth relationships. For example, the presence of erupting incisors can indicate possible overbite, open bite, crowding or gummy smiles. Timely screening increases the chances for an incredible smile.
Even if you missed the chance to have orthodontic treatment as a child, it is never too late to have a perfect, healthy smile. More adults are seeking orthodontic treatment than ever before. An attractive smile is an asset which will help you in both your personal and professional life. It is one of the best investments you can make for your self-confidence and your health.
Click here for some examples of patients cared for in our office, showing teeth from the initial consultation, a description of the treatment, and the transformation in each case from before to after treatment.