Welcome to October! The month of October excites children because of Halloween, while it excites Orthodontists because it is their time to shine!
The month of October is also observed as the National Orthodontic Health Month. This month Orthodontists get the chance to spread awareness about the importance of dental health care.

A lot of people wonder what orthodontics is all about. Let me assure you, it is not limited to braces! Read along to learn basic and fun facts about this profession and how many people benefit from it.

Who needs Orthodontists

Orthodontic treatments are given to people with teeth that need correction. By correction, it is meant to straighten or move teeth to correct their alignment or fix their appearance. Most cases also involve the fixing of bite, it makes chewing and movement of the jaw better.

The treatment given by orthodontists is not limited to a certain age group, adults can also get treated for their issues.

Importance of Orthodontics

Orthodontics is very much needed to be able to fix teeth and take care of them long-term.
The orthodontic treatment helps to correct the position of jaws and teeth. It allows people to speak normally and chew easily.

There are a lot of people who had a habit of thumb sucking as kids, this results in an inappropriate position of teeth. Apart from that, unhealthy eating habits can also result in overbite, underbite, or crossbite. An improper bite means having issues eating, or closing the jaw.

It also fixes crowded teeth or crooked teeth. Whether you are 13 or 30, we have treatments available for you.

Through our treatments, the patients are able to understand the rewards and consequences of their eating habits. And therefore they understand the significance of having a dental health care routine, and then they also adopt one to their daily lives.

If you are left untreated

you will have the following problems in the long term:
When you leave the orthodontic problems as it is, you become susceptible to tooth decay, tooth loss, gum disease, chewing issues, speaking issues, misaligned jaw or other serious problems.

Tips for Halloween!

Why not get the best of both worlds? To enjoy Halloween and still have a healthy set of teeth. Read a few quick tips to make the most of Halloween in a healthier manner.

Try to avoid too many hard, chewy, and sticky treats. Have one or two ease the craving. But if you have braces, especially traditional ones, you cannot have them as they can cause the brackets to break and cause harm.
If you have braces or sensitive teeth, avoid having nuts.