Orthodontist in Laurel VA – The Benefits of Orthodontic Care

Orthodontic care  may be recommended by your dentist to help improve the aesthetics of your smile. For many decades, orthodontic care has been a part of the dental trade and today, it has helped millions of teenagers and adults live happier and healthier lives.

However, despite the popularity of orthodontic care, not everyone that qualifies has taken advantage of its unique services. Many do not seek orthodontic care because they don’t understand the practical advantages that it offers. This article will reflect what orthodontic care entails and its benefits.

What is Orthodontic Care?
Orthodontic care centers on the physical straightening of the permanent teeth. Depending on how fast your child’s teeth grow and move, orthodontic treatment my be recommended for your child.

Children are not the only chosen candidates for orthodontic treatment. Improving the aesthetics of your smile can benefit almost anyone at any age who has healthy teeth. Many adults today, opt in to having orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic treatment has become more commonly sought after by adults due to discrete modern approaches that caters to their lifestyles. Such modern approaches include ceramic braces or Invisalign. Be sure to schedule an appointment with our Richmond orthodontist, Dr. Horsey, to see which orthodontic solution is best recommended for you and your lifestyle.

How does Orthodontic Care Benefit You?

  • Improved Oral Health: With straighter teeth, it makes cleaning and caring for your teeth and gums much easier. This is because there are fewer places for food particles to get trapped and cause cavities or gum disease. The fewer nooks and crannies that food particles have a place to hide, the cleaner the mouth will be.
  • Efficient Performance: One of the most subtle reasons why orthodontic treatment have such a strong effect is because it allows not only your teeth, but your jaw, muscles and joints to function more efficiently. Chewing, for example, is made more efficient by allowing your muscles and particular joints in your jaw to move more smoothly.
  • Improved Appearance: Having straighter teeth leads to improved self-esteem and confidence. For many, this is one of the most influential reasons for opting in to orthodontic treatment is worth it. With improved confidence, many find great satisfaction in life as well as having personal and professional success.

Our orthodontist in Richmond would be able to determine if orthodontic treatment is right for you. Contact our office to schedule a consultation!

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  • Absolutely enjoy every visit. The employees are very friendly, there is always a short waiting time, and they give the girls incentives; which they love by the way!

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    Have only been with Horsey for a short amount of time but all of the staff are knowledgeable, kind, and punctual. They've made a new situation very stress free.

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    I love this orthodontist. They’re so understanding! They make sure your needs are met & that you’re satisfied. I’m so glad I’m apart of horsey orthodontist.

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    Great place for your orthodontic needs. Great staff. Everyone is welcoming & answer all questions you have

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    Great staff and very friendly to work with. Easy in and out in no time. I have referred 2 friends already.

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