Everyone wants that perfect beautiful smile with straight sparkling teeth. However, the unfortunate truth is that many times, a person’s natural teeth are not quite so straight and may become overlapped or misaligned. Thus, to correct these dental conditions, braces have been proven to be very effective as they can rectify the misalignments of the teeth and grant you that beaming smile.
Normally, braces are applied during childhood, so that as one grows older, their teeth will remain straight and continue to grow properly. Unfortunately, having braces can lead children to develop self-esteem issues because of the way their teeth appear. At school, for example, a child may be teased or bullied by his/her classmates for wearing braces. We encourage all of our readers, especially the parents to familiarize themselves about how to deal with such situations.
Despite the negativity that comes with them, braces are important and it is highly recommended to have children get their teeth examined while they are still young. This helps ensure they can have proper teeth as they mature.
Thankfully, braces have advanced much in recent years. They are now much smaller than how they were in the past. Plus, they also come in a variety of colors to make them appear more “cool” and appealing for the youth. Users also have the option of having the braces placed on the back of the teeth rather than on the front. Moreover, they can also choose to use the transparent Invisalign braces.
If parents support and encourage their children, it will increase their confidence and make wearing braces something they won’t have to be ashamed of. Here are some tips for encouragement:
- Remember the celebrities who wore braces. If they can do it, you can do it, as well
- Don’t worry about the naysayers, think of the long-term benefits
- Keep in mind that braces are not permanent and will come off soon
If you feel your child can benefit from braces, then please book your appointment with Dr. Atoosa Nikaeen at her Los Angeles office. We hope to hear from you soon.