As dentists in Edmonton North, our primary goal is your dental and overall health needs and wants, so we offer orthodontic treatment to help you and your loved ones achieve a straight, esthetically beautiful – and healthy – smile.
When most people hear the word orthodontics, they think of braces or Invisalign for teens. But did you know that about one in five orthodontic patients is between the ages of 20 and 26? And many of our orthodontics patients have reached mid-life.
The most common malocclusion problems we see at our practice are crowded teeth, teeth spaced too far apart, protruding upper or lower teeth, and upper and lower front teeth that do not touch. With a gradual approach, orthodontics shifts your teeth into optimum placement over time. Small corrections can be completed in as little as six months while more-complex prescriptions can take longer.
Invisalign® – This virtually undetectable treatment uses a series of custom-made clear aligners that are calibrated to shift your teeth into their desired position. In many cases, Invisalign in Edmonton is a great alternative to traditional braces, especially for those who want their ortho treatment to be private.
Invisalign can be an effective treatment for:
- Gap teeth
- Open bite
- Crowded teeth
- Baby and permanent teeth
- Generally straighter teeth.
For your comfort and convenience… We have an iTero digital scanner that makes it possible to get a 3D digital scan of your teeth prior to treatment. You get to skip goopy impressions because of it! Plus, this technology captures an extremely accurate image of your smile, and we can even show you what your smile will look like – after treatment – before your eyes.
Band & Bracket Orthodontics – We provide traditional braces in Edmonton … but now, they are far less noticeable than they used to be. Most of the metallic hardware associated with braces can be replaced by transparent or tooth-colored plastic and thinner wires.
We recognize the importance of a great smile. It boosts your confidence, helps you make a great first impression, and perhaps most important of all … helps you avoid serious oral health problems that may require extensive treatment down the road.
After reading this, if you think Invisalign could make a difference to your smile or your child’s, call us today to arrange a consultation. We’d love to hear from you!
Yours in excellent dental health,
Dr. Jessie Jacob, general dentist in Edmonton North