Ryde OrthodontiCS

Ryde OrthodontiCS

What is orthodontics?

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Orthodontics deals with teeth that are positioned incorrectly. You may struggle with speaking or eating if you have a misaligned jaw, crooked teeth, crowded teeth, or an overbite. In these situations, orthodontic treatment is advised to reposition your teeth gradually, so that they are better aligned and straighter. If, on the other hand, you just want an improved smile, orthodontics can also be employed for cosmetic reasons.

A faulty bite or a malocclusion could be either genetic or developed over time due to unhealthy habits or accidents. Whatever the issue, it’s critical to address it quickly, as malocclusion can lead to oral health issues in the long run.

Benefits of orthodontic treatment

Better dental hygiene
Regardless of the orthodontic issue you may be experiencing, our dentist can help you resolve it and restore your dental health.

Feel confident about yourself
Our dentists in Ryde will customise your care to meet your preferences and needs and will make sure that by the end of your treatment, you will enjoy a healthy and beautiful smile!

Avoid dental accidents
Aligning your smile may lower your risk of experiencing lost, chipped, or cracked teeth.
Improved gum health
Periodontal infections can be challenging to treat when they involve teeth that are out of alignment. A thorough strategy to establish good dental health is to include orthodontic therapy in your gum disease treatment.

How does orthodontic treatment work?

Our dentist will use appliances like clear aligners and invisible or traditional braces to shift your teeth into new locations.
In the case of braces, our dentist will fasten a single metal bracket to each of your teeth, then attach those brackets via rubber bands and wire to apply pressure.

As your teeth shift, the gum tissue around each tooth’s root undergoes bone remodelling. The same principles apply to clear aligners, except instead of brackets and wire, it’s custom-made plastic moulds that apply pressure.

Our dentist will fit these moulds to your teeth using a 3D scan or an imprint. You have to wear these aligners most hours of your day, for some weeks at a time.


Frequently Asked Questions

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Am I a good candidate for orthodontic treatment?

Yes, if you present with any of the below conditions:

Misaligned midline
This is when the bottom-two front teeth and top-two front teeth aren’t aligned.

An overbite
This is when the top teeth are set too far over the bottom teeth.

If there isn’t enough space on your dental ridge for all of your teeth.

Your teeth shouldn’t have gaps between them; they should touch without being too close together.

Open bite
It happens when the back teeth come together, but the front teeth don’t touch or overlap each other as they should.

This is when the bottom teeth are set in front of the top teeth.

Does wearing orthodontic braces cause pain?
In most cases, wearing invisible braces is comfortable. Some individuals experience a little bit of discomfort for the first few days as they become used to wearing their equipment. Regular adjustments might occasionally result in some soreness, though it typically only lasts a short while. However, you may use over-the-counter painkillers to ease any discomfort.
Why get orthodontic treatments?
Aesthetics and functionality are two excellent reasons. Having a beautiful smile not only alters how others perceive you but also enhances your perception of yourself. Orthodontic treatment can boost your overall health by making cleaning your teeth easier and allowing them to function correctly. Our orthodontic services can help treat misalignment problems and straighten teeth. And we all know that straight teeth are linked to health and attractiveness.

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