The goal of all Orthodontic treatment is to correct any mal-alignment of your teeth and jaw. At Point McKay Dental, we provide NW Calgary Orthodontic Dentistry. Orthodontics has come a long way since wire braces were first introduced. It now includes a wide variety of Orthodontic treatment options including traditional wire braces, dental appliances, and now Invisalign Invisible Braces. Traditional wire braces often left patients self-conscious about their smile, now with Invisalign orthodontic treatments, being self-conscious about your smile is no longer a necessity.
Invisalign Invisible Braces have revolutionized Orthodontic care. They are easy to clean, comfortable and help you feel confident in your smile! When you schedule your Orthodontic consultation, Dr. Paul Hul will identify the orthodontic option that best suits your needs. Please contact us today to schedule your complimentary orthodontic consultation to learn more about your treatment options.
Orthodontics treatments are considered a safe and effective way of treating teeth that are crowded. As well orthodontic treatment can be used to correct spaced teeth, crossbite issues, and other orthodontic problems. Ideally, the goal of a straight smile can be used as a confidence boost and is an immediate way to make a great first impression!
By using orthodontic treatments like Invisalign, this can also benefit your overall oral health. Properly aligned teeth can help prevent dental issues like tooth decay and gingivitis, especially since brushing and flossing become easier. Also by improving any bite irregularities, you may have can also aid in your ability to chew and speak clearly.
How long is the typical Orthodontic treatment?
The length of orthodontic treatment varies for each patient. The treatment length depends on the severity of your particular orthodontic concerns. With treatment like Invisalign, nine to twelve months is considered an average timeframe for the plastic aligners to do their job.
I am an adult, is orthodontic treatments just for teenagers?
This answer to this is NO! There is literally no age limit to wanting to have a perfect smile. Yes, it is ideal that orthodontic cases are treated earlier in life, many adults are taking advantage of today’s treatment options (such as Invisalign) that were not available in previous years.
Does orthodontic treatment hurt?
With orthodontic procedures such as Invisalign, your treatment should be relatively pain-free. While some patients do report a temporary discomfort at each new Invisalign stage, this typically goes away after just a couple of days.
Do I need to have teeth removed for successful treatment?
This necessity is typically quite rare, so depending on your individual case, teeth extraction may be necessary to make enough room for your treatment to work properly. However, this will be thoroughly discussed with you by your Point McKay Dental dentist.
At what age should my child be examined for orthodontic care?
If you feel your child might require orthodontic care, we suggest booking a complimentary consultation with Dr. Paul Hul. Treatment requirements all depend on the development stage of your child’s teeth, which progresses differently for each person.
Does my insurance cover orthodontic care?
Typically, orthodontic care is covered under most dental coverage plans. However, we strongly recommend that you check with your insurance provider for the details specific to your plan. Our dental administration team is happy to answer any questions you may have about payment and insurance.
We hope you’ll take the first step towards your straighter, healthier teeth, and smile by booking your consultation at Point McKay Dental today. Our team is here to answer all of your Orthodontic and Invisalign questions and concerns and to handle all of your family dentistry needs in NW Calgary .