Posts for: June, 2016

By Suter Orthodontics
June 14, 2016
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: braces  


Orthodontic treatment like braces often invokes images of adolescents with big, metal smiles. However, recent strides in modern orthodontics have made it possible to straighten your teeth more discreetly than ever. Learn more about invisible braces with information from your Colorado Springs, CO orthodontist Dr. Scott Suter of Suter Orthodontics.Braces Girl
What can orthodontics do for me? 
Braces do more than just straighten your teeth. Treatment also focuses on bite issues which could make eating and speaking difficult. Additionally, braces also properly align the jaw to combat conditions like temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorder. Orthodontic treatment treats a large variety of dental issues, including:
  • misaligned or “crooked” teeth
  • overcrowded teeth
  • excessive spacing
  • overbite
  • underbite
  • crossbite
  • open bite
Invisible Braces in Colorado Springs
Invisible braces are unique in that they do not use the metal brackets that traditional braces do. The general process stays the same by using pressure applied to the teeth to move them into their desired positions. Dr. Suter recommends invisible braces for teens over 12 years old and adults as an option to traditional braces.
How does the orthodontic process work?  Dr. Suter can discuss your treatment options and what to expect with your orthodontic care with a complimentary consultation.
Orthodontic care is suitable for patients ages 7 and up and will vary depending on the severity of the malocclusion. Braces are common with adults these days as more adults are concerned about the health and look of their smile. An initial consultation helps Dr. Suter determine your orthodontic treatment plan, and this is also your chance to ask questions or address any concerns you may have. During your treatment, you will see your orthodontist about once a month for checkups and adjustments.
Straight teeth could be just a phone call away! For more information on clear or traditional braces, please contact Dr. Scott Suter of Suter Orthodontics in Colorado Springs, CO. Call (719) 550-0222 to schedule your consultation for clear braces today.