Orthodontic office in Clovis
If you regret the fact that you were never able to have your teeth straighten when you were a teen, we have exciting news for you: we specialize in treatment with Invisalign invisible braces. At our orthodontic office in Clovis, our dentist, Dr. Mark A. Lowe, specializes in treatment with Invisalign, and also attends every Invisalign clinical educational program that is available to him.
When you get Invisalign treatment from our orthodontic office in Clovis, you can feel perfectly comfortable that you will receive the highest level of care. Many of our patients prefer treatment with Invisalign because they are able to have their teeth straightened without the use of traditional metal wires and brackets. This means that they can have their teeth straightened in a manner which is extremely discrete. In fact, Invisalign is often referred to as invisible braces because the clear plastic aligners that are used in the treatment are virtually invisible while they are being worn. Our patients are able to attend work, and social gatherings without anyone knowing that they are having their teeth straightened. Additionally, Invisalign aligners are extremely comfortable since you will not have any wires or brackets in your mouth to contend with. And, since the clear plastic aligners are removed for eating, you will be able to eat just about anything you want during your entire treatment. If you are interested in having your teeth straightened using Invisalign, our orthodontist will need to examine your particular bite situation and let you know if you are a good candidate for this type of treatment. Invisalign cannot treat all bite problems, but it is highly effective in treating many different types of malocclusions. Among the different types of bite situations that can be corrected by using Invisalign are: gapped teeth; overbites; under bites; open bites; overly crowded teeth; cross bites; and other types of orthodontic problems. Treatment with Invisalign at Mark Lowe Orthodontics takes about the same amount of time as treatment with traditional metal braces.
To meet with our orthodontist for a consultation at our orthodontic office in Clovis, contact us today.
Orthodontics are often associated with meeting cosmetic ends and producing perfect-looking smiles. While orthodontic treatment can certainly help patients attain a smile that is more aesthetically appealing, the main goal of this sort of treatment is to fix uneven bites, malocclusions and crooked teeth in order to achieve better overall dental health. Here at Mark Lowe Orthodontics, our Fresno orthodontist can help determine whether you can benefit from this kind of care with an orthodontic evaluation and help you explore your options when it comes to the types of braces that we offer here at our offices.
Usually, your dentist will identify whether you need braces or not but only especially if the case is particularly severe or troubling. For the most part, orthodontic treatment is not often administered until all of the patient’s permanent teeth have come in and fully developed. If a patient’s baby teeth, otherwise known as their primary teeth, are already exhibiting an uneven bite or severe malocclusion, then interceptive orthodontics can be implemented here at Mark Lowe Orthodontics in order to help alleviate the situation. Usually, this sort of treatment is applied to patients between the ages of 7 and 11 in order to help reduce the amount of intensive work that may be required later. Otherwise, general orthodontics is more commonly used among teens and young adults, though adult orthodontics are available as well. Our Fresno orthodontist can provide you with a complete orthodontic evaluation in order to determine what sort of orthodontic treatment will work best for you. Traditional metal braces are most commonly used and may be helped along with the use of retainers or expanders as well. Some people may even be eligible for invisible braces, which use a clear plastic mold instead of wires and brackets in order to gently guide the teeth into place over time.
If you are looking to achieve a healthier and straighter smile, then visit us here at Mark Lowe Orthodontics. Our Fresno orthodontist will gladly provide you with an orthodontic evaluation that will help determine which course you should take when it comes to your treatment.