Most people who need orthodontic care know it. Whether it’s a child in your life, or your own teeth you seek to straighten, Anderson Aesthetic & Family Dentistry is here for you. If you’ve come to this page from an “orthodontist near me” search, you’ve hit on the best result to that search.
If you worry that you’re one of the only ones out there interested in adult orthodontics, erase that concern! Millions of American adults annually research advanced orthodontics options. Many of those find that the alternatives to traditional braces fit their lifestyle and the braces cost they can afford.
Orthodontic care focuses on diagnosing and treating structural problems in the jaw. It also corrects a bad bite, referred to as malocclusion. Children and adults of all ages can benefit from orthodontics, and we take great care in treatment planning for patients of our Anderson office.
The standard of care for many years was to correct misalignment and malocclusion in children after all permanent teeth had grown in. We now understand the importance of early treatment using functional appliances. Interceptive orthodontics may begin as early as age four. The purpose of this first-phase of treatment may be to create space in the jaw for permanent teeth to grow in. The result of early intervention is the optimal development of the jaw and the facial profile. Additionally, a two-phase approach often shortens the time spent wearing braces.
Dr. Groeber places a great deal of emphasis on the development of attractive facial esthetics in children that can be aided by early interceptive orthodontic treatment.
We understand that appearance is a priority for many patients who want to correct misalignment in their smile. Two popular options for treatment include ClearCorrect and Invisalign. Both are aligner systems that progressively move teeth using gentle force without permanent fixtures. Aligners can be removed, so they present no challenge to routine hygiene or to eating normally. A consultation with Dr. Groeber can help you identify which aligner system is best suited to your preferences and expectations.
Straightening your teeth facilitates optimal oral health, as well as greater confidence in your appearance. Explore your options for orthodontic care. Call (864) 224-7812
There are several pediatric conditions that may be corrected with functional orthodontic appliances. These include:
Dr. Groeber has had extensive training in early interceptive care with functional appliances and believes that this is the best method of treatment for children exhibiting such problems.
We’ve also found that early interceptive care is vital to reducing future orthodontic anxiety for children. Many children go from routine dental visits to orthodontic care. It can be quite the adjustment for many children to make! We’ve seen more than one patient have to delay orthodontic care due to the anxiety associated with the increased intensity of braces. By beginning early, Dr. Groeber can use his gentle and compassionate approach to children’s dental care to ease their fears and anxieties. This leads to a more pleasant braces experience for both the patient and the parents of the patients!
When standard orthodontics are used, brackets are made of porcelain, which leads to braces colors that blend in with the natural color of teeth to achieve a discreet appearance.
If you’re interested in examining the possibility of orthodontic care for yourself or a child in your life, call us and schedule a consultation. During that time, we will discuss all orthodontic options available, show you braces before and after pictures to highlight the aesthetic differences braces can make and show you exactly why we consider ourselves the best for orthodontic care! Greenville County and Belton residents, we haven’t forgotten you! Consider us an optimal search result for your “orthodontist near me” search as well. Call us at (864) 224-7812 now to get started on a straight smile you will love!