Orthodontics Near Me
Many patients in the Utah area have straightened their smiles with orthodontic treatment at Pony Express Dental & Orthodontics. If you are searching for orthodontics near me in South Jordan, Daybreak, Saratoga Springs, or Eagle Mountain, Utah, you are in the right place. Pony Express Dental offers both Invisalign and traditional metal braces as orthodontic treatments.
Are You Searching for Orthodontics Near Me?
Pony Express Dental has many convenient locations near you in South Jordan, Daybreak, Saratoga Springs, or Eagle Mountain, Utah. Choosing orthodontics near you is a convenient option because orthodontic treatments often require multiple visits to the dentist. Additionally, you should undergo orthodontic treatment if you have an orthodontic concern, such as an overbite, underbite, crossbite, or misaligned teeth. We recommend patients undergo orthodontic treatment in their teens to young adult years when their permanent teeth have developed, but the gums and jawbone are still malleable and able to withstand orthodontic treatment.
Many patients searching for orthodontics near me may opt for an Invisalign treatment. Invisalign is a discrete way to straighten your teeth and repair any orthodontic concerns you may have. Invisalign works by slowly straightening your teeth through a series of clear aligners switched out every few weeks. Each aligner will move the teeth closer and closer to their desired position.
The first step is to schedule a consultation appointment with our orthodontist, Dr. Chamberlain at Pony Express Dental to get Invisalign. During the consultation appointment, you will discuss your goals for Invisalign treatment with your orthodontist. Then, they will take an impression of your teeth which we send to a lab. The lab will design your set of clear aligners and send them back to us. Every few weeks you will switch out your aligners at home, with periodic in-office check ups with your orthodontist at Pony Express Dental. After months of this process, you will achieve your dream smile.
Traditional Metal Braces
Many patients are familiar with traditional metal braces. At Pony Express Dental, we can help you achieve your dream smile with conventional metal braces. We will place metal brackets on each tooth and connect them with an archwire with this system. Throughout the treatment, your dentist will tighten the archwires, which will move your teeth closer to the desired position. Several different types of attachments can be used with traditional braces. Some attachments may include elastic bands, an expander, or spacers. Each attachment is used to help your teeth achieve the desired position.
Following your orthodontic treatment, we recommend at Pony Express Dental that you use a retainer to help maintain your desired appearance. There are many different retainers, and your dentist will recommend how long you should wear them each day. Some patients opt for permanent retainers, which sit behind the teeth. Others use clear, plastic, removable retainers that they wear while sleeping. No matter which retainer you and your dentist choose, it is essential that you consistently wear it for the best results.
If you are searching for orthodontics near me in the Utah area, look no further than Pony Express Dental. We serve several locations in Utah, including South Jordan, Daybreak, Saratoga Springs, and Eagle Mountain. Our experienced orthodontists offer two types of orthodontic treatments in our offices: Invisalign and traditional metal braces. We also recommend that patients finish their treatment by wearing a retainer to help maintain their straightened smile for best results. Call our office today for more information about orthodontics in Utah, or to schedule an appointment at one of our Pony Express Dental locations.