Parents, we know that the transformation of your young son or daughter’s smile is simply another milestone for your baby growing up too fast. To help you with this transition, we’ve supplied to answers to 4 commonly asked questions by parents just like you!
Typically, students see braces as a ‘rite of passage’ into life as a teenager. Middle school students even see them as ‘cool.’
Yes! For contact sports, you will want to equip your child with a braces-ready mouth guard to protect their mouth from the braces, and the braces from impact. For instruments, your child with automatically adjust to their new appliance and play the same as they did before!
Yes, braces require special care in order to be effective. This will mean brushing well, using an interdental toothbrush to brush behind the wire, as well as an altered diet. Foods that are chewy (like bagels), sticky (like caramel), hard (like ice), or crunchy (like raw carrots) must be avoided in order to reduce the length of the treatment.
The average length of treatment is 1 -2 years. However, with suresmile technology, you can reduce the length of time by up to 35%!
Start Your Shortest Distance To A Great Smile Today!
Asheville, NC Orthodontist, Dr. Scanlan and TS Orthodontics can help you or your loved one achieve a smile you will love for a lifetime. However, we want you to feel confident that your choice in an Asheville Orthodontist is the right one. Follow the steps below to start your journey towards your future smile today with braces!