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Why Is Orthodontic Treatment So Important?

December 10, 2014

78750927Seeking the orthodontic treatment you need, will not only improve your smile, it will also protect your overall dental health. Crooked, spaced, gapped, turned, or misaligned teeth can be hard to maintain and may lead to periodontal disease, tooth decay, or even tooth loss.  Orthodontic problems can also cause abnormal wear of tooth surfaces, speech problems, difficulty chewing, and damage to the temporomandibular joints (TMJ Disorder).  Malocclusions like protruding upper teeth can also increase the possibility of fracture after dental trauma. You can prevent these problems by making an appointment with Dr. Shirck today for your orthodontic treatment consultation. Shirck Orthodontics proudly serves patients throughout New Albany, OH, Pataskala, Westerville, Sunbury, New Albany, Alexandria, Granville, Johnstown, Newark, Reynoldsburg, Blacklick, and the surrounding communities.

When Should You Seek Orthodontic Treatment For Your Child?

Every child is different, so there is no single answer to this question.  However, the American Association of Orthodontics recommends that every child get an orthodontic evaluation by age 7, or sooner if an orthodontic problem is detected earlier.  In some cases, early intervention utilizing your child’s growth can make corrective orthodontic treatment faster and easier.

When Should You Seek Orthodontic Treatment For Yourself?

It’s never too late. Orthodontic treatment for those with healthy teeth and gums can be successful at any age.  Many adults are choosing orthodontic treatment to improve their smile and support good oral health.

What Are Your Orthodontic Treatment Options?

Today, there are many different orthodontic treatment options. Dr. Shirck will work with you to find the treatment that will work best for you or your child. Options include:

Orthodontic Treatment Appointments with Dr. Shirck

If you or your children need orthodontic treatment, don’t put it off any longer. Orthodontic problems can only worsen over time. Make an appointment for an orthodontic treatment evaluation with Dr. Shirck today. Shirck Orthodontics proudly serves kids, teens, and adults throughout New Albany, OH, Pataskala, Westerville, Sunbury, New Albany, Alexandria, Granville, Johnstown, Newark, Reynoldsburg, Blacklick, and nearby areas.

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