No one is too poor to give a smile – a gift, often, of greater consequence than any sum of money ― Vironika Tugaleva

smileNo one is too poor to give a smile – a gift, often, of greater consequence than any sum of money ― Vironika Tugaleva

When you have crooked teeth, it’s hard to feel confident about yourself and your appearance. You might avoid smiling altogether because you just don’t like the way that you look. Orthodontics can be a saving grace for people of all ages. Whether you’re an adult who has suffered from misalignment issues your whole life or you’re a teen who wants to enter adulthood with a killer smile, orthodontic work is what you need to change your life for the better.

Why Your Smile is Important

When you have gorgeous teeth, you’re more likely to smile and feel confident about yourself. This transfers over into other areas of your life, such as your career and relationships. You’ll immediately want to give someone a smile because you know you look amazing. On a more serious note, orthodontic work can correct a myriad of oral health problems like speech impediments caused by crowding, eating issues and the problems you have with keeping overlapping teeth clean and cavity-free.

How to Begin Orthodontic Treatment

To begin orthodontic treatment, you’ll need to make an appointment with a local orthodontic office. Your first appointment will involve a thorough consultation along with an exam and x-rays. During this time, the orthodontist will create a treatment plan that is right for you and go over billing and payment arrangements.

Treatment Options

Orthodontic treatment has changed massively over the past decade. Gone are the days when your only option was to have metal braces cemented onto your teeth. Now, you can choose from Invisalign braces to lingual metal wiring that all help to get your teeth in a better and more aligned position. Your orthodontist will talk to you about options that fit your needs the best.

About Gorton & Schmohl Orthodontics

Here at Gorton & Schmohl Orthodontics, we are dedicating to earning our patients’ respect and trust – and keeping it! Founding partners Dr. Jasmine Gorton and Dr. Bill Schmohl are each board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics, a voluntary certification just 35 percent of orthodontists nationwide currently hold.

We proudly offer the latest technological advances in orthodontic care, including the Damon Clear Braces system, Invisalign and Braces with Colors for kids and teens. Our practice philosophy focuses on maintaining the health of permanent teeth from a very early age, minimizing the need for extractions and invasive surgery later in life.

To make an appointment, please contact us at 415-459-8006 or complete our online contact form.

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