FAQs About Orthodontics

Do you have crooked or crowded teeth? Dr. Gregory Wright understands the importance of a beautiful smile and offers our patients quality orthodontic treatment. Without orthodontic treatment, you may run the risk of developing serious dental health complications.

Do you have crooked or crowded teeth? Dr. Gregory Wright understands the importance of a beautiful smile and offers our patients quality orthodontic treatment. Without orthodontic treatment, you may run the risk of developing serious dental health complications.

Frequently Asked Questions About Orthodontics

Question: Who qualifies for orthodontic treatment?

Answer: Anyone with misalignment issues qualifies for orthodontic treatment; this includes crowding, gaps, and anterior rotation. What treatment will be recommended depends on the cause and extent of an individual’s misalignment. In many cases, patients may be able to correct uneven smiles with Realine.

Question: Why should I consider orthodontic treatment?

Answer: Uneven teeth provide a number of places for harmful bacteria and stray food particles to hide. The process of bacteria breaking down the food particles leads to plaque buildup, which inflames the gums and weakens tooth enamel. Soon, you may be at risk of tooth decay and gum disease.

Question: What orthodontic systems does Dr. Wright offer?

Answer: To improve the health and beauty of a patient’s smile, Dr. Wright provides Realine. Made from the same company behind the innovative Invisalign system, this procedure involves the use of clear plastic aligners to improve smile alignment. Five sets of aligners will be created. Patients will wear the aligners every day between 22 and 23 hours. The treatment time usually runs between three and four months.

Question: Do porcelain veneers correct misalignment?

Answer: For mild orthodontic issues, you may benefit from porcelain veneers. With veneers, thin shells of custom-made porcelain will placed on the front of the tooth. The veneers correct the appearance of minor misalignment.

Question: Who qualifies for orthodontic treatment?

Answer: Anyone with misalignment issues qualifies for orthodontic treatment; this includes crowding, gaps, and anterior rotation. What treatment will be recommended depends on the cause and extent of an individual’s misalignment. In many cases, patients may be able to correct uneven smiles with Realine.

Question: Why should I consider orthodontic treatment?

Answer: Uneven teeth provide a number of places for harmful bacteria and stray food particles to hide. The process of bacteria breaking down the food particles leads to plaque buildup, which inflames the gums and weakens tooth enamel. Soon, you may be at risk of tooth decay and gum disease.

Question: What orthodontic systems does Dr. Wright offer?

Answer: To improve the health and beauty of a patient’s smile, Dr. Wright provides Realine. Made from the same company behind the innovative Invisalign system, this procedure involves the use of clear plastic aligners to improve smile alignment. Five sets of aligners will be created. Patients will wear the aligners every day between 22 and 23 hours. The treatment time usually runs between three and four months.

Question: Do porcelain veneers correct misalignment?

Answer: For mild orthodontic issues, you may benefit from porcelain veneers. With veneers, thin shells of custom-made porcelain will placed on the front of the tooth. The veneers correct the appearance of minor misalignment.