Your Orthodontic Options
posted: Feb 21, 2020.
Unhappy with your crooked smile? Here at My Braces Doctor in Fairfax, VA, your orthodontists, Dr. Nadia Sina and Dr. Hilda Oweisy, can recommend an effective option for you. We offer multiple orthodontic options, including braces and Invisalign.
Invisalign is a method for straightening crooked teeth using aligner trays that fit over each row of teeth. The trays move teeth in a manner similar to braces by gently exerting force or pressure on them. Invisalign’s aligner trays are custom made for each patient and multiple sets of trays are utilized during treatment. Each set of custom trays is worn for just a few weeks before being replaced with the next set in the series. As patients progress through different sets of trays, the teeth move closer to the desired position.
Invisalign has several unique features that are extremely appealing to many patients. One exciting feature is that the aligner trays are made from a clear plastic material so they are quite discreet as they are not readily noticeable when wearing them. Additionally, the trays are removable. They can be taken out for short periods of time to eat or when brushing and flossing. The experienced orthodontists at our office in Fairfax can discuss Invisalign further and determine if you might be a candidate.
Types of Braces
Another orthodontic option for achieving the smile you desire is braces. Braces are the best option for addressing complex orthodontic concerns, such as severe bite alignment issues. Several types of braces are available at our office in Fairfax, including:
- Traditional metal braces
- Self-ligating metal braces
- Traditional ceramic braces
- Clear ceramic braces
All four types of braces utilize brackets, bands, and wires for straightening teeth and correcting issues with tooth positioning or bite alignment. The brackets are cemented to the teeth so braces can only be removed by the orthodontist once treatment is complete. Braces are a reliable and effective option for correcting orthodontic issues.
Need Treatment? Give Us a Call
You have multiple orthodontic options to choose from to help you achieve the smile you desire. At our office in Fairfax, VA, we offer Invisalign and multiple types of braces. To discuss your options, schedule an appointment with Dr. Oweisy or Dr. Sina or by calling My Braces Doctor at (703) 877-0990.