Have you been considering straightening your teeth to improve your smile? The decisions on where to go to straighten your teeth, how to pay for it, and what type of braces to choose can seem endless. In recent years, many dentists have begun offering orthodontic treatment in addition to their other services, which makes the decision even more complicated. When you’re making that initial decision on who to choose for your provider, consider these reasons for choosing an orthodontist.
Choosing Your Doctor
An orthodontist’s education goes beyond general oral health care and offers specialized training in straightening teeth, correcting bite problems and jaw alignment issues. Choosing an orthodontist to perform your braces treatment means you are selecting a professional that devotes their career to creating beautiful smiles.
Did you know that all orthodontists are also dentists? In order to become an orthodontist, a doctor must first go through dental school before they complete an orthodontic residency program. The residency is normally two to three years long and gives them the opportunity to work on many orthodontic cases under the supervision of skilled orthodontists. A full-time residency requires a budding orthodontist to complete over 40 hours per week to ensure they are properly trained.
When you choose to invest in straight teeth, you want to make sure it’s done right. An orthodontist is a specialist that specializes in straightening teeth and has undergone rigorous training for orthodontics.
Orthodontists have knowledge on the latest techniques and technology, and can therefore choose the best treatment plan for your teeth. Many dentist only offer Invisalign as an option. However, this is not the best option for all patients. We offer a wide variety of treatment options and have the skills to treat even the most severe cases.
We Can Help!
The team at Reach Orthodontics specializes in providing individualized, caring service because we know that every patient has unique needs. When you schedule your complimentary consultation, we will walk you through all of the treatment options available and partner with you in choosing the treatment plan for the best possible outcome. We look forwarding to starting your smile journey today (256) 772-0041