4 COMMON ORTHODONTIC MYTHS

Orthodontist Laguna Niguel, CA

Just about everyone likes a pearly white, beautiful smile. And who doesn’t want straightly aligned teeth? If you’re a resident of or live near Laguna Niguel, CA you’re on the right page. We at John Redmond Orthodontics are seasoned orthodontists whom you can trust to get you that smile you’ve always wanted. Whether it’s for a wedding, graduation, high school reunion, or even vacation photos, we want to ensure all our clients walk away beaming proudly. If you’d like to begin your journey to a better smile, contact the best orthodontist Laguna Niguel, CA has to offer. 

What’s A Perfect Smile?

Someone famous said “peace begins with a smile”. That person didn’t say what sort of smile you’ll need to bring peace, but it’s probably safe to say that you’ll need to like your smile to be happy within yourself. Our smiles are as vast as the oceans. Only you can define what makes your smile “perfect”. Fortunately, we’re perfectly suited to help you get there. Our office of experts love helping you reach your orthodontic goals.

Common reasons clients visit us:

  • They’re unhappy with the gaps between their teeth.
  • They want to know why there are gaps between their teeth.
  • Their jaws are misaligned.
  • They think or know they have gum disease (periodontitis)
  • They have an overbite.
  • They have an underbite.
  • They have crooked teeth.
  • They have overcrowded teeth.
  • They have chipped or broken teeth.
  • They want Invisalign.
  • They want braces.
  • They want our professional opinion. 

What’s An Orthodontist?

Are orthodontists dentists? We all work with teeth, right? Do you need to know what an orthodontist is before scheduling a visit? 

If you’re curious, orthodontists are doctors of orthodontic care. Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that focuses on teeth and jaw health and alignment abnormalities. Therefore, yes, we are dentists. Dentistry covers a wider array of mouth-related issues. Orthodontics covers how to fix the spaces between your teeth, your occlusion (underbite or overbite), and how to straighten your teeth. However, we can also provide tips on how to improve your oral hygiene.

What Causes Misalignment?

There are various causes to misaligned teeth. Typically, we find that people suffer misaligned teeth when they have gum disease, which swells your gum and pushes against your teeth, a prior tooth extraction caused their other teeth to shift, or they were born with a wide jaw that naturally created spaces between their teeth. 

Conclusion 

A nice smile is important. Unfortunately, having crooked, chipped, or overcrowded teeth can kill your confidence and ruin your smile. If you’re someone who prefers smiling with a closed mouth because you don’t like your smile, lay those insecurities to rest. If you’re someone who’s lived in fear that your teeth may dampen your chances at snatching that hot date or even doing well during a job interview, you don’t have to keep living with these fears. Our orthodontists are knowledgeable, experienced professionals who’ve seen it all, and we’re here to help give you that smile you deserve.

To take the first step in correcting your smile, contact the best orthodontists in Laguna Niguel, CA.