The popular belief is that the orthodontist only aligns the teeth in order to obtain a beautiful smile. Although dental alignment is an important part of the job, the reasons for correcting a person’s teeth go far beyond aesthetics. In this article, we will discuss the various ailments and problems that can be corrected through proper orthodontic intervention.
The benefits of orthodontic treatment
In addition to beautiful straight teeth, orthodontics corrects much more than the smile, without you even necessarily realizing it. Indeed, a consultation with Dr. Lavoie will make it possible to recognize the signs of a problem located at the oral environment level which could impact much more than your smile.
But exactly what problems can be corrected through orthodontic intervention? We’ve listed a few of them:
- Chewing disorders
- Digestion problems
- Jaw pain
- Difficulty breathing
- Speech disorders
- Swallowing problems
- Neck pain
- Ear pain
The different problems treated in orthodontics
When we talk about dental and oral health, we automatically think of dentists. Despite the fact that healthy teeth are an absolute must for lasting comfort, there are other problems that only orthodontic specialists can correct, given the qualifications required to remedy them.
While the dentist takes care of the health of your teeth, the orthodontist takes care of correcting things such as:
- The spacing between the teeth
- The gap between the jaws
- Insufficient space to correct the alignment of the teeth
- Malfunction of the oral environment
- Genetic physical defects
Do you recognize yourself through these pathologies?
Many patients have been living with pain for several years and have tried in every way to make it go away. It is not uncommon to come across patients who are surprised to learn that their daily ailments were in fact related to their oral and dental condition!
If you suffer from one or more of the conditions mentioned in this article, it is likely that orthodontic treatment can help you return to a more comfortable state of health. Dr. Frédéric Lavoie and his entire team will help you better understand the steps required as well as the various costs related to undertaking a treatment. Remember that your health is important to us and that we understand that the costs associated with orthodontic treatment can be expensive. However, remember that this is an investment that will benefit you for the rest of your life! In addition, it is possible to finance your treatment over several months to reduce payments.
Contact us today and rediscover a quality of life in addition to a wonderful smile!