About Orthodontics

Thousands of adults are wearing braces today. Adults deserve the privileges that come with a straight and beautiful smile just like children and teenagers do.

The American Association of Orthodontists has proven that braces both improve the appearance of a smile and increase the health of the teeth and gums. Straight, even teeth are less susceptible to tooth decay, gum and bone deterioration, and TMJ pain.

We have helped many adult patients achieve stunning results with orthodontics. We offer a wide selection of braces to meet your individual needs and preferences.

Meeting with Your Orthodontist

If you are curious about how dental braces could improve your smile, answers are just a call away. Adults who would like to learn more about braces should call Providence Dental to schedule a consultation with Dr. Bollu.

Our orthodontist will discuss your questions and goals with you. He will conduct an examination and x-rays to learn more about your orthodontic needs.

If orthodontics could improve your smile, Dr. Bollu will introduce you to your dental braces options. You may choose Invisalign® invisible braces so that you can remove your dental braces to eat or to clean your teeth. You may prefer clear braces for a subtle look, while other patients like traditional metal dental braces.

Your first consultation with your orthodontist is stress-free. You won’t have to make any commitments or undergo any kind of procedure. Dr. Bollu will help you investigate your options and make an informed decision.

How to Brush Your Teeth with Braces

Some adult patients are intimidated by braces because of the care required. The truth is, you will quickly learn how to how to brush your teeth with braces.

Instructions regarding how to brush your teeth with braces will depend on what type of braces you choose. Invisalign® orthodontics can be removed so that you can brush and floss your natural teeth with ease. The aligners should be placed in denture cleaner or brushed with a toothbrush and toothpaste.

If you opt for metal braces or clear dental braces, you should have special braces floss or floss threaders. Some patients like interdental picks. All patients should have wax on hand in case their dental braces cause them discomfort.

You can learn more about how to brush your teeth with braces by searching guidelines written by the American Association of Orthodontics. You can also ask us questions at anytime. With any kind of orthodontics, it is important to brush, floss, and rinse frequently, after every meal if possible.

Dr. Bollu and his team will available to you whenever you have questions about orthodontics. We would love to work with you to give you the smile you’ve always wanted. Call Providence Dental today to schedule your consultation.

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