At our dental practice, we understand that a confident smile and proper oral health are essential for everyone. Orthodontics plays a significant role in achieving these goals, offering solutions that can transform both appearance and functionality.

Orthodontics is a specialized field within dentistry focusing on the alignment of teeth and jaws. It addresses issues such as crooked teeth, gaps and improper bites, all of which can impact your oral health and overall well-being. Misaligned teeth are more than just an aesthetic concern; they can lead to difficulties in cleaning, which may result in cavities, gum disease and other complications. Additionally, an improper bite can cause stress on your jaw muscles, leading to discomfort and even headaches.

When you visit our practice, we will conduct a thorough evaluation of your oral health. This includes examining your teeth, gums and jaw structure to determine the best approach for your unique needs. We believe in personalized care using the following services for your orthodontic needs:

During your orthodontic journey, you may experience a few changes as your teeth gradually shift. It is important to maintain excellent oral hygiene during this time, as braces or aligners can make cleaning more challenging. We recommend:

  • Brushing after every meal to remove food particles
  • Using special floss or interdental brushes to clean between teeth and braces
  • Avoiding sticky or hard foods that could damage braces or aligners

Orthodontic treatment is not just for children or teenagers. Many adults also benefit from these procedures, achieving straighter teeth and a more comfortable bite. Advances in orthodontic technology have made treatments more discreet and efficient, allowing you to maintain your professional appearance while improving your oral health.

At Emerald West Dental, we are committed to helping you achieve a smile that not only looks great but also promotes long-term oral health. Join us in embracing the benefits of orthodontics in Boise, Idaho, and take the first step toward a brighter, healthier future by scheduling your consultation with our dentists, Dr. Chad Hess, Dr. Randy Moss or Dr. Hayden Hess. Call 208-323-2294 to get started.

See for yourself the kind of dental care we can do for you by scheduling your consultation. Call us today!


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