Braces and Orthodontics

Orthodontist in South Weymouth, MA

An orthodontic evaluation at our South Weymouth, MA dentist office allows our dental team to assess your oral development. At Aspire Dental Weymouth, we make every effort to determine if corrective teeth braces are needed for you or your child.

During the evaluation, our in-house orthodontist, Dr. Schiano, will inspect your teeth and gums, as well as the bones and muscles in your mouth. Afterward, he will provide you with a precise diagnosis, as well as his recommended treatment options.

Remember, our dentist office provides all-inclusive orthodontic, general, and periodontal care that is designed to be convenient and comfortable for the entire family. Aspire Dental Weymouth is located in South Weymouth and proudly serves neighboring Hingham, Braintree, and Quincy.

Braces in South Weymouth, MA

Aligning your teeth has many medical and health benefits, but it also has a huge impact on your appearance. Dr. Schiano can help you straighten your teeth without having to refer you out to an orthodontist for traditional metal braces with brackets and wires.

If you need teeth braces in South Weymouth, call Aspire Dental Weymouth today!

Do I Need Teeth Braces?

Dr. Schiano will perform an orthodontic braces evaluation to determine if you need teeth braces. He will inspect your teeth and gums as well as the bones and muscles in your mouth. During this evaluation, he will be looking for signs of orthodontic problems.

The Common Signs of Orthodontic Problems

Crooked teeth are the most obvious sign that you may need to see an orthodontist. That said, there are also many other more subtle signs that mean you could be suffering from other orthodontic problems. Some common warning signs include:

  • Difficulty Chewing or Biting
  • Crowding or Misplaced Teeth
  • Grinding or Chipping of Teeth
  • Uneven Wear
  • Teeth That Are Out Of Alignment
  • Gaps in Teeth or Overcrowding
  • Mouth Breathing
  • Overbite – The Upper Teeth Overlapping the Lower Teeth.
  • Underbite – The Upper Teeth Go Behind the Upper Teeth.
  • Chronically Biting Your Inner Cheek

If you suffer from any of the above symptoms, please call Aspire Dental Weymouth for an orthodontic evaluation.

When Is The Right Time To Get Braces?

The ideal time to begin correcting your teeth is in your early teen years while your mouth is still growing. Nonetheless, many adults are now wearing adult braces to gain the health benefits of straighter teeth.

Call Aspire Dental Weymouth to get started today!

What Are The Benefits of Getting Orthodontic Braces?

There are many medical and health benefits that come with having straighter teeth, including:

  • Fixing Gaps Between Teeth
  • Fixing Crowding of Teeth
  • Fixing Crooked Teeth
  • Fixing Overbites, Underbites, and Cross Bites
  • Reducing Grinding and Chipping
  • Reducing Cavities and Periodontal Diseases
  • Easier Brushing and Flossing
  • Increased Confidence

What Kind of Braces Does Aspire Dental Weymouth Offer?

After your orthodontic evaluation, we will determine if you are a good candidate for teeth braces. If your smile can be straightened with braces, Dr. Schiano will help you choose the type of braces that fit best for your needs. Aspire Dental Weymouth offers several options for you to choose from, including:

Invisalign

Smile with confidence with Invisalign! Aligning your teeth not only has a huge impact on your appearance, but also makes them easier to clean. As an Invisalign® provider, Dr. Schiano can help you straighten your teeth without traditional brackets and wires.

Clear, removable Invisalign braces make it easier for you to keep your teeth clean and avoid problems like tooth decay and gum disease. This advanced system uses removable plastic trays that are easy to care for and comfortable to wear. No one will have to know they’re even there!

Traditional/Metal Braces

Metal braces are still the most common type of treatment for orthodontic patients. Modern metal braces are flatter and smaller, making them much more comfortable than ones worn in the past. Dr. Schiano may recommend braces if you suffer from crooked teeth, crowded teeth, jaw problems, or a misaligned bite.

Space Maintainer

Your child might need a space maintainer if they lose a tooth early or have a baby tooth extracted. If your child needs a space maintainer, Dr. Schiano will custom design it to fit your child’s mouth. The space maintainer keeps the space from the lost baby tooth open in order to allow the permanent tooth to come in properly.

Baby teeth are vital to the healthy development of adult teeth, jawbones, muscles. If a space maintainer is not used, your child’s other teeth may shift into the open space and more invasive orthodontic treatment might be needed later.

Orthodontic Teeth Aligners

Orthodontic teeth aligners are designed to straighten teeth without the wires and brackets of traditional braces. In most situations, the teeth aligners can straighten teeth in 6 to 18 months, depending on your dental needs. If you want a straighter smile without using conventional wire braces, ask Dr. Schiano if orthodontic teeth aligners could be right for you.

Retainers And Post-Orthodontic Treatment

Orthodontic treatment can be time consuming and expensive, which is why it is so important to care for your new smile. A critical follow-up stage usually involves wearing a retainer. At Aspire Dental Weymouth we offer several different types of retainers, all of which are custom-made to fit your smile.

Lost your retainer? We can help! Just give our South Weymouth dental office a call and we’ll help you get a replacement as quickly as possible.

Questions About Braces or Our Orthodontic Services?

Do you feel that your child might need braces? Are you ready for a straighter, more beautiful smile? Call Aspire Dental Weymouth today to schedule an orthodontic appointment for you or your child!

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