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Are you self-conscious about your crooked teeth or misaligned bite? Do you wish for a beautiful, confident smile that can light up any room? Well, look no further than the world of orthodontics! This specialized field focuses on correcting dental irregularities through various treatments and appliances such as braces, aligners, and retainers. Fifth Avenue Dental Centre in Orangeville are experts in Orthodontic treatments.
Whether you’re looking to straighten your teeth for cosmetic reasons or improve your oral health and functionality, orthodontic procedures can offer numerous benefits.
Let’s explore the different types of orthodontic treatments available and how they can transform not just your smile but also your overall well-being. At Fifth Avenue Dental our Orangeville Orthodontists have you covered!

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What is
Orthodontics?

Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that corrects teeth and jaws that are positioned improperly. Crooked teeth and a bad bite can cause problems with chewing and speaking, and they can also be a source of embarrassment.
Orthodontic treatment can improve the health and appearance of your smile.
Our Orthodontic experts at Fifth Avenue Dental diagnose and treat dental and facial irregularities, and work to correct them through the use of braces, retainers, and other orthodontic appliances.

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When should you get
Orthodontics treatment?

If you’re considering orthodontics the first step is to visit Fifth Avenue Dental in Orangeville for an orthodontic consultation. During your consultation, the dentist will examine your teeth and bite, and take X-rays and photographs of your face and teeth. They’ll use this information to develop a treatment plan that’s right for you.

There’s no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of when you should start orthodontic treatment. The timing depends on each patient’s needs. In general, however, it’s best to start treatment when the bones in the jaw are still growing. This is typically around age 7 or 8 for girls and 9 or 10 for boys. This allows the dentist to make more efficient use of the growth potential in the child’s jaws and results in a shorter overall treatment time.

If you have an overbite, underbite, or other misalignment issues that are causing problems with your teeth or jaw, you may need to start treatment sooner rather than later. In these cases, it’s often best to start treatment while the child is still young. This way any necessary corrections can be made before the permanent teeth come in.

No matter what age you are when you start orthodontic treatment, it’s important to be patient and follow your orthodontist’s instructions carefully. With proper care and maintenance, your new smile will last a lifetime!

What Types of Orthodontics
Does First Avenue offer?

First Avenue Dental offers a variety of orthodontic treatments in Orangeville, to patients seeking to improve their smile. We offer traditional metal braces and Invisalign®. First Avenue Dental also offers a variety of other services such as TMJ, teeth whitening, bonding, and oral appliances.

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Common questions
relating to Orthodontics

It is common to experience pressure when getting braces, but it should not be painful. Our experienced dentist will explain the process in detail and make sure you are comfortable throughout the whole procedure. We use the latest technology and modern techniques to ensure that our customers experience minimum discomfort throughout their orthodontic treatment.
Yes!
Fifth Avenue Dental Centre offers payment plans for Orthodontic treatment, along with all other treatments that we offer. Come into the office and we can go over your options with you.

The elastic ligatures that hold the orthodontic wires in place against the brackets come in over 50 colours! Removable orthodontic appliances and orthodontic retainers come in a nearly infinite number of colour combinations and can be fully customized.

If you have braces or a retainer, you will need to take extra care of your teeth to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Here are some tips:
No, braces will not interfere with your school activities like sports, playing an instrument, or singing. Braces are made to fit your mouth comfortably and will not cause any pain or discomfort. You may feel a little self-conscious about wearing braces at first, but you will soon get used to them and they will not bother you.
If you have any more questions about orthodontics that were not answered here, please visit our FAQ page, or Contact Us.
As Orangeville’s top Orthodontist, the experts at Fifth Avenue Dental are here to help you and your family live a happier and healthier life, starting with your smile!
Call today for the best Orangeville Orthodontist!