Many North Phoenix residents consider orthodontics treatment for cosmetic purposes, in order to bring about straighter teeth for a more attractive smile. While a more aesthetically pleasing smile can be a definite benefit of orthodontics treatment, there are other more important factors to consider. Crowded teeth can be difficult to clean, creating food traps that leave teeth more susceptible to decay.
In addition, North Phoenix orthodontics treatment can correct various bite issues such as underbite, overbite, bruxism and TMJ which can all put undue strain on the muscles of the head, neck and jaw. Modern day orthodontics has continued to evolve from the clunky and uncomfortable braces of years ago. Let’s look at some of the braces used today.