October is National Orthodontic Health Month

October is National Orthodontic Health Month, which means that it’s time to celebrate how braces have corrected the teeth and bites of millions around the world!

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Aligning teeth has also improved the self-esteem of countless individuals who dreamed of having beautiful teeth. Because of braces, more people than ever are smiling confidently.

According to Colgate.com, the goal of orthodontic treatment is to “create a healthy bite” which enables the patient to speak and chew better. Not only do patients benefit from more functional teeth, orthodontics can also improve one’s overall health. Braces can relieve headaches, jaw discomfort, improve speech, and even one’s mental health. Individuals can gain more self-esteem by correcting aesthetic issues like a deep bite and severe underbite, reducing their social anxiety and symptoms of depression. These benefits are definitely worth celebrating!

If you’ve been interested in getting braces, you’ll need to get a free consultation first. We’ll examine your mouth and let you know what treatment will work the best for you. If you need braces, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about braces, from the different kinds you can get, how to care for your oral hygiene while wearing braces, and what to do when they are off.

Get a Free Braces Consultation Today

To find out more about what we do and how we can help you get that smile you’ve always wanted, contact us online at Perfect Smiles Orthodontics or call our office at 703-750-0147. You can also check out our frequently asked questions to get some quick answers to queries that often come up to new or prospective patients. We look forward to helping you with all your dental needs.

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