Dental health is very important to appearance as well as a number other areas of health. Those with good dental health are less likely to have a number of other health-related issues. Nice, straight teeth make a huge difference in appearance and more people are getting braces to correct their teeth today than ever before.
Crooked teeth show every time you smile, but something you may not notice as much just by looking is your bite. Your bite can cause teeth issues and it can throw your body off in other ways. You may experience more headaches, for example, if your bite is not correct. You know that you need to get braces if you want to fix your teeth, but if your bite is off, you may not know what to think.
The Carriere Distalizer is used to correct your bite if your upper teeth are set forward too far. This Distalizer will move your upper teeth back and your lower teeth forward so they are lined up properly. The space maintainer will be attached to your bottom teeth and the Carrier Distalizer will go on the top teeth. You will connect the two with elastic and slowly move your teeth into the proper position.
During this stage of your orthodontic treatment, you do not need braces. The Carriere will take care of correcting your bite and should shorten the time you need braces. After you get through this process, you can then have braces placed on your teeth in order to straighten your smile the rest of the way.
There are many advantages to utilizing the Carriere Distalizer before you get braces put into place. First, you will correct your bite. This is essential because if you straighten your teeth, but not your bite, your teeth could realign into a crooked manner again later after they’ve been corrected. It is also important to correct your bite in order to prevent jaw issues and other health concerns later on. Using the Carriere Distalizer should also shorten the length of time that you need to wear braces in order to straighten your smile.
If you think your bite is off, contact Ragan Orthodontics to learn more about the Carriere Distalizer and see if you are a good candidate for the process. Our medical team, led by Dr. Michael Ragan, will work with you to determine the best orthodontic treatment options for your needs. You can find out about costs, number of visits, and the length of time you will need to wear the item in order to get things straightened out in your mouth.