Our goal is to provide complete function and cosmetics to our patients, as you can see from the before and after photos. Braces aren’t just for kids anymore. Tooth alignment can be changed at any age if your gums and bone structure are healthy. Dr. Riconte corrects bites and enhances smiles and faces by straightening teeth, closing gaps, correcting underbites and overbites, eliminating crowding, correcting jaw discrepancies and expanding jaws – thereby eliminating permanent tooth extraction. These are accomplished with braces.
The following photos are all of Dr. Riconte’s Patients and their Before and After Dental Condition.
During your personal consultation, Dr. Riconte examines your teeth alignment, smile profile, teeth crowding or gapping and amount of “gums” shown when you smile. Thanks to today’s technology, patients now have more options when it comes to wearing braces. While regular metal braces are still widely used, clear braces are becoming increasingly popular along with removable appliances that can be used for mild cases of misaligned teeth.
Later Stage Orthodontics
Orthodontic treatment at later stages in life can dramatically improve your personal appearance and self-esteem. Improving the health of your teeth and gums is equally important. Crooked teeth and a bad bite can contribute to gum and bone loss, tooth decay, abnormal wear of the tooth enamel and surfaces, headaches and jaw joint(TMD/TMJ).
Early Orthodontic Treatment of functional problems in children such as crossbites, deep overbites and underbites, as well as thumb sucking, tongue thrusts, and severe grinding and clenching. The sooner you address these problems, the better.