If your goal is to realign crooked, misaligned, crowded or otherwise gapped teeth, there are few treatments as effective and reliable as traditional metal braces. Whether you’re a parent with a child who needs to address issues before they appear or an adult who never got the chance in the first place, Dr. Rana Lee can provide you with metal braces in McKinney! To learn more about the benefits, process of treatment and why it’s ideal to have care provided all under one roof, give our office a call!
Traditional braces are an orthodontic treatment that have been around for several decades now. They are designed to gently shift teeth into a straighter and healthier position through the use of several brackets threaded by an arch wire. While the brackets and wires are made from metal, the bands that wrap around the brackets are made from a flexible rubber. These bands influence upper and lower teeth movement and keep the arch wire in place.
When you are suffering from severe levels of misalignment, crowding, crooked teeth, or gaps, metal braces are by far the most effective treatment you can pursue. This not only makes your smile look straighter and often more attractive, but it also makes at-home oral care much easier to perform. Fewer gaps in your teeth means fewer chances for food debris and plaque to get trapped, allowing them to develop decay. Crooked teeth are also less likely to rub up against each other, leading to permanent erosion of enamel.
Furthermore, metal braces are ideal for resolving all forms of uneven bites (also known as malocclusions), including:
While Dr. Lee provides orthodontic treatment in-house, it’s far from the only service you can have done at TriCorner Dentistry. Traditionally, dentists will refer their patients to an orthodontist offsite so they can perform independent checkups. Traveling from office to office can be very inconvenient, especially if you have multiple family members who need braces placed. When you visit TriCorner Dentistry, you never have to worry about getting all of your family members seen as well as your other routine preventive treatments completed under one roof.