Straight teeth help an individual’s teeth to effectively bite, chew and speak. Straight teeth contribute to healthy teeth and gums, as well as a properly aligned jaw. Teeth that work better also tend to look better. Literature also supports that broadening of the maxillary arch can improve airway volume and in prevention of sleep apnea.
An attractive smile is a wonderful asset. It contributes to self-esteem, self-confidence and self-image. You may be surprised to learn that straight teeth are less prone to decay, gum disease, and injury. Straight teeth collect less plaque: a colorless film composed of bacteria, food and saliva. Untreated orthodontic problems may become worse, leading to abnormal wear of the teeth, excessive stress on the gum tissue and bone that supports the teeth
Dr. Weiler has treated numerous patients throughout decades to correct misalignment, utilizing traditional wire-and-bracket braces. Our practice offers both traditional braces, as well as the Invisalign invisible braces system. Our doctors will help you decide which method is best for you.