We understand that a straighter smile can make your more confident. If you or a family member are considering braces, our dentists can help.
How long will treatment take?
It varies from patient to patient. Depending on the type of work you need, it can take anywhere from a few months to a few years.
The length of the treatment can depend on a number of factors:
- Dental issues the treatment is addressing
- Age of the patient
- Level of cooperation from the patient
Is there an age limit?
No! There is no age limit for braces. In fact, there are many older adults that are opting to get braces later in life.
Our dentists will work with you to create a personalized plan based on your needs and goals. We will go through expectations, and help you understand why we have developed the specific plan for you.
Your orthodontic treatment may include:
- Removable appliances/retainers
- Full or partial braces
- Invisalign® clear aligners
- Properly timed extractions
- Functional appliances which are removable to balance facial profiles in growing individuals.
Full-Family, Full-Life Dental Care
At Alaska Avenue Dental, we are here for you and your family... for life. Whether you simply need a regular check-up and hygiene, you believe you need a filling or crown, or you or your children may need orthdontic care, we are your one-stop dental practice in Fort St. John, BC.
Tips for a Healthy Smile from the Alaska Avenue Dental Team
Sugar plays a big role in the development of cavities. Avoid foods with 'hidden' sugars, like crackers, processed food, and milk. Brushing twice daily, swishing with water or chewing sugarless gum after meals can reduce the harmful of effect sugar on your teeth.