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Traditional Orthodontics (Metal Braces) – Universal City, TX

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About Orthodontic Braces

Traditional braces are one of the most efficient ways to align teeth and help elimininate oral health problems that can be set off by teeth that are not aligned. Traditional braces can help patients of all ages get their teeth, lips, and jaw in ideal alignment to ward off tooth decay, continuing pain, periodontal disease, trouble chewing, speech concerns, and more. Orthodontic treatment can also fix teeth that are packed in, projecting, or poorly spaced, not to mention cross bites, underbites, overbites, and jaw trouble. Even though braces are generally connected to younger patients, braces by our dentists at Pat Booker Dental Care in Universal City, TX can help every patient get a healthier, more gorgeous smile.

What to Expect

Metal braces for adults and youths are unique based on the patient's goals and concerns. The timing of treatment will vary depending on the patient'ss case, but younger patients normally takes a shorter time and the patient will often prevent other oral problems. The orthodontic braces are little brackets that are bonded to each tooth that are then joined with wires that gradually, but constantly adjust the teeth into their correct position. Patients should come back to Pat Booker Dental Care in Universal City, TX to have their metal braces and progress checked about once a month by our dentists at Pat Booker Dental Care until the orthodontics are ready to be detached. While wearing braces, the individual may find it more difficult to clean their teeth, but it is critical to follow a good home care regimen and keep the teeth well-maintained during orthodontic treatment.

Treatment Aftercare

As soon as the metal braces are detached, the patient will often be provided with a retainer to wear that will deter the teeth from changing back to their original position. A retainer can be attached to the non-visible side of the teeth or crafted as a mouth piece that can be taken off considering the patient's preferences. Patients should maintain a good home oral care routine, including consistent flossing and brushing, and visiting our dentists at Pat Booker Dental Care for deep cleanings and dental examinations.

Insurance Coverage

Insurance companies most often pays part of the amount of orthodontics, but this changes based on the type of treatment and the patient's insurance coverage. Pat Booker Dental Care in Universal City, TX will communicate with the patient's insurance company to calculate the benefits and the patient's costs. Pat Booker Dental Care takes numerous forms of payment and offers financing arrangements for our patients to make orthodontics affordably priced.

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A Healthy, Aligned Smile

A striking, healthy smile begins with properly aligned teeth that make sure your teeth, lips, and jaw can perform at their best. No matter your age, get more information from our dentists about your straightening treatments and learn about little concerns that may grow into bigger problems, like periodontal disease, tooth decay, headaches, jaw pain, and more without treatment. Thanks to all the new advances and selections in traditional orthodontics, our dentists at Pat Booker Dental Care can help you get your most attractive smile.

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