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Orthodontics: Not Just for Kids

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Is your smile misaligned? Are you tired of it? If you are an adult in need of orthodontic treatment, you are not alone! About 20% of orthodontics patients are over 18, and the numbers keep rising. Wayne Family Orthodontics has a lot of options available that could help you. In addition to traditional braces, there are other, less-conspicuous options to help you achieve a straight smile with relatively little inconvenience to you. These options are great for keeping up professional appearances while simultaneously straightening your teeth. As you consider taking the next step to a straight smile, keep these things in mind.

A well-aligned smile is vital for dental health and proper development across the lifespan. Letting your teeth remain crooked can cause a host of dental problems down the road. You have perhaps already experienced this. Don’t let it continue! Consult with our team at Wayne Family Orthodontics today.

Your mouth is unique, and your treatment plan will therefore be personalized. A simple exam will show what problems are present, then you will consult with Dr. Muhammad Abey to determine the best course of action for your treatment and care for maximum effectiveness and minimal inconvenience.

Orthodontic braces treatment typically only lasts 12-18 months, depending on the severity of treatment required. This will be discussed in your consultation with our team.

A properly aligned smile can be a huge boost to self-confidence and professionalism. Never underestimate the power of a healthy, beautiful smile!

If you are looking for orthodontics care in the Wayne, New Jersey area, call Wayne Family Orthodontics to schedule an appointment today! Our team will be happy to see you.

Are You Ready for Orthodontic Braces?

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Are you ready for orthodontic braces? Getting your teeth straightened is an excellent way to ensure your oral health will remain in optimum shape for the rest of your life. With straighter teeth, you are able to clean all areas of your mouth easier, which can greatly lower your risk for tooth decay and gum disease. Listed below is a sampling of frequently asked questions about orthodontic braces:

You should consider trying orthodontic treatments if you suffer from which of the following?
a.) Malocclusions or bad bites
b.) Bruxism or TMJ
c.) A crooked smile
d.) All of the above

Which of following ailments poses a greater risk if your teeth are out of alignment and rubbing against each other?
a.) Chipping or cracking
b.) Tooth enamel loss
c.) Bruxism
d.) All of the above

True or False: Orthodontic braces and aligners are all fashioned with metal wires and brackets.
a.) True
b.) False

True or False: Braces are designed to protect your teeth from injury during contact sports.
a.) True
b.) False

Answer Key: d, d, b, b

If you would like to schedule an orthodontic appointment with Wayne Family Orthodontics for an oral examination or check-up, please call our orthodontic office at 973-341-3180. We are located in Wayne, New Jersey, and Dr. Muhammad Abey and all of our wonderful team look forward to doing our best to ensure your oral health remains terrific.