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Are your teeth out of alignment and in need of orthodontic treatments? Do you know what the benefits of orthodontic treatments such as braces can provide? Even if you only have minor malocclusions, braces can make a vast difference in the quality and look of your smile. Listed below are some common questions about orthodontic braces:

True or False: Orthodontic braces can greatly whiten your teeth.
a.) True
b.) False

Which of the following is not a benefit of braces?
a.) Straighter teeth are easier to clean
b.) Braces can straighten teeth for easier cleaning
c.) Braces can regrow lost tooth enamel
d.) Braces can improve your self-esteem by giving you a much more beautiful smile

Which of the following misalignment issues can braces help correct?
a.) Buck teeth
b.) Overcrowded teeth
c.) Large and irregular gaps between teeth
d.) All of the above

True or False: Orthodontic braces cannot be used to fix malocclusions.
a.) True
b.) False

Answer Key: b, c, d, b

No matter which orthodontic treatment you desire, Dr. Anthony Butchert and our team at Lifetime Dental Care will make sure that your teeth are properly treated. To schedule an oral exam or professional cleaning at our orthodontic office in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, please contact us at 715-552-1000. A healthy smile is a happy smile!