Are you considering getting dental implants to restore your smile? You may feel unsure about this decision or feel some anxiety. It is understandable. The process of getting implants takes time and can involve some discomfort and a long recovery. To ease your worries, it is helpful to understand the benefits of this treatment and…
Utilizing Orthodontics for a Proper Smile
Dr. Roderick A. Garcia is a Cosmetic and Family Dentist practicing in Albuquerque since 1983. Dr. Garcia is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and International Association of Orthodontists.
Dr. Garcia provides a wide range of dental procedures including Orthodontics.
Orthodontics is the movement of teeth with braces or removable appliances to position teeth correctly for esthetics and a proper bite.
Removable appliances are used with children and teenagers to expand bone and the jaws and re-position teeth.
Braces are used to correct crooked and malaligned teeth and roots for a proper bite and smile.
Invisilign type removable appliances move teeth and roots and require changing of the appliances every 1 to 3 weeks. This type of treatment will require more visits to the dental office.
Treatment time will vary depending on the individual patients orthodontic needs to correct the smile and can be 3 months to 30 months.
For more information on Orthodontics contact Roderick A. Garcia DMD at 505-821-6119 and visit [email protected]
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