What is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics, a specialized branch of dentistry, focuses on diagnosing, preventing, and treating dental and facial irregularities. It involves the use of braces, aligners, and other dental appliances to correct issues like overbites, underbites, crooked teeth, and more.


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Benefits of Orthodontics

Orthodontic treatment offers numerous benefits, from improved oral health and function to increased confidence. By correcting alignment and spacing issues, orthodontics can help to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and jaw problems. Additionally, a well-aligned smile can significantly enhance your self-esteem and overall appearance.

Why Choose Healthy Smiles Long Beach for Orthodontics?

At Healthy Smiles Long Beach, we believe everyone deserves a healthy, confident smile. Our highly skilled and experienced orthodontists provide personalized care using the latest technology. With convenient locations throughout Long Beach, California, we make it easy to access top-quality orthodontic services.

Expert Care
Our orthodontists have years of experience in delivering excellent patient outcomes. They remain updated on the latest advancements in orthodontics to provide the best possible treatment plans.

Personalized Treatment
We understand every smile is unique. That’s why we tailor our orthodontic treatments to each patient’s specific needs, offering solutions ranging from traditional braces to clear aligners.

Convenient Locations
With multiple locations in Long Beach, your path to a healthier smile is just around the corner. We are committed to making orthodontic care as accessible and convenient as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions about Orthodontics

Who needs orthodontic treatment?
Orthodontic treatment can benefit individuals of all ages who have misaligned teeth or jaws. Early assessment by an orthodontist can also aid in detecting potential problems in children’s developing mouths.

How long does orthodontic treatment take?
The duration of orthodontic treatment varies depending on individual needs. Typically, braces are worn for one to three years, followed by the use of a retainer to maintain the new tooth alignment.

Does orthodontic treatment hurt?
While getting used to braces or aligners may cause slight discomfort initially, this usually subsides quickly. Pain is typically minimal and can be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers.

Can adults receive orthodontic treatment?
Absolutely! It’s never too late to improve your smile. Many adults choose orthodontic treatment for both health benefits and cosmetic improvements.

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