When a person has an attractive smile, they feel great. Unfortunately, many people are not born with naturally straight, even, and aesthetically pleasing smiles; this is likely why braces are one of the most popular cosmetic treatments available today.
Braces are designed to straighten a person’s teeth as well as fix a variety of dental issues, including irregular jaw alignment and teeth placement. It is most common for individuals to wear traditionally sized metal braces. These have been used successfully for many decades in order to straighten teeth. While these are an effective tool, they do have some downsides. One of the things that people do not like about wearing metal braces is that they are fairly uncomfortable. These braces are often bulky and sharp, creating cuts and gashes in the patient’s cheeks and gums.
For patients interested in an effective, more comfortable alternative to traditional braces, mini-diamond braces are an excellent option. These braces can help patients correct their teeth without experiencing as much discomfort .
Individuals who use these braces have been able to achieve the same results that come from wearing regular metal braces with a significantly more comfortable experience. Mini-diamond braces are about thirty percent smaller than normal metal braces. This means that they do a lot less damage to the cheeks, and they are more comfortable to wear.
Individuals who have used metal braces have also complained about the pressure they feel on their jaw while wearing the braces. Because mini-diamond braces are much smaller, patients typically do not feel this same significant pressure on their jaws, gums, or teeth.
Another benefit that individuals have received using mini-diamond braces is that they are a lot easier to clean. There have been many cases of individuals wearing metal braces who have not been able to keep them adequately clean. Once these braces are actually removed, these individuals are left with many cavities. Since mini-diamond braces make cleaning a lot easier, the chances of having cavities after the braces are removed is dramatically decreased.
The office of Dr. Brodie Bowman is proud to provide patients in the Fort Walton Beach, Wright, Miramar Beach, Navarre, Valparaiso, Destin, and Niceville areas of Florida with a broad variety of state-of-the-art orthodontics services. Interested in learning more about mini-diamond braces or the benefits they can bring to your smile? Contact us today to schedule a consultation appointment. We look forward to hearing from you, and helping you achieve the beautiful, healthy smile you’ve always desired!