Crowns and bridges are used frequently nowadays. Generally, their purposes are to either cover the tooth, strengthen it or improve its appearance. This type of dental restoration is especially popular among adults and many people are likely to need one with age.
In recent years, the amount of people who seek to improve the appearance of their teeth has been on the up. Alongside this, there appears to be some misunderstanding about the consequences of these treatments on the potential for orthodontic treatment.
Today, it is perfectly possible to have orthodontic treatment which takes into account and works with your crowns and bridges. It is true that it is more difficult to stick fixed braces to dental restorations. However, there are many alternative options available. In part, this is due to recent developments in orthodontic technology. Removable rather than fixed braces may be a better choice for patients with crowns and/or bridges, or another methods of attaching the brace to the crowns can be used, such as orthodontic bands.
We are at an exciting time in the orthodontic world and now is the moment to seek answers on what can be done for you. It is worth noting that there are many different types of crowns and bridges and whatever orthodontic treatment you require will be individual to you. With this in mind, you should discuss any concerns and queries with an orthodontist.
The earlier you receive orthodontic intervention, the quicker you will see results. Orthodontic treatment can mean an increase in confidence and so in every way, an increase in your number of daily smiles.