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Your orthodontist, Dr. , offers braces in Gallup, New Mexico, because they offer many benefits. They can help patients reach a top-notch smile and oral health by using pressure to shift teeth into their proper positions. Generally, braces are made of metal brackets and wires. The brackets are glued to the front surfaces of the teeth and they are connected by the wire. Fortunately, they can do many things for your teeth and smile. To help you know more, our orthodontic team is happy to list the things they can do. They can:

-Close spaces between your teeth

-Fix problems with crowding

-Straighten teeth that are misaligned or uneven

-Give you a more beautiful smile

-Give you a more effective and proper bite

-Align your jaw or adjust your jawbone

-Help you have a healthier smile (When your teeth are misaligned, they are tough to clean. This can cause dental problems)

-Help you chew more effectively

-Help you speak properly

-Help make oral hygiene easier and more convenient

Call Ortho*Dental, Inc. today at (505) 863-8100 if you have any questions or if you would like to know more about braces. Our orthodontic team will be more than happy to tell you all about this handy appliance. We will also be happy to schedule an appointment for you if you’re interested in seeing if this is the right treatment for you. We look forward to hearing from you!