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Pediatric Braces

Braces in Henderson, NV

Welcome to Adaven Children’s Dentistry, where Dr. Travis Neu and our skilled team provide top-notch orthodontic care, including braces, to families in Henderson, NV. Our goal is to help you understand the benefits and process of braces so that you can feel confident and informed about your child’s dental care.

What Are Braces?

Braces are devices used in orthodontic treatment to correct misaligned teeth or jaws. They apply continuous pressure over a period of time to slowly move teeth in a specific direction. As the teeth move, the bone changes shape as pressure is applied, resulting in a better-aligned bite.

How Do Braces Compare to Clear Aligners?

Braces and clear aligners both aim to align teeth, but there are some differences:

Alternatives to Braces

While braces are a popular choice for orthodontic care, alternatives include:

Clear Aligners

Suitable for mild to moderate alignment issues.

Lingual Braces

These are attached to the back of the teeth, making them invisible from the front.

Ceramic Braces

These work like traditional braces but have tooth-colored brackets that blend in more with the teeth.

What Is the Process for Getting Braces?

Getting braces typically involves several steps:
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How Long Do I Need to Wear Braces?

The duration of wearing braces can vary widely depending on the severity of the dental issues and how well the patient adheres to care instructions. On average, braces can be worn for:
Dr. Neu will provide a tailored timeline based on your child’s specific needs.

Basic Care Tips for Braces

Proper care and maintenance of braces are crucial for their effectiveness and the health of your child’s teeth:

Braces FAQ

Regular check-ups every 4-6 weeks are necessary to adjust braces and monitor progress.
Some discomfort is normal after adjustments but can be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers.
Braces don’t cause cavities, but poor oral hygiene during treatment can lead to decay. Regular brushing and flossing are essential.
The cost varies depending on the specific needs and duration of treatment. Our office accepts most insurance plans and offers payment options to accommodate your financial needs.

Call to Schedule an Appointment Today

If you’re considering braces for your child or have more questions about orthodontic care, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Call Adaven Children’s Dentistry at 702-492-1955 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Travis Neu. Let us guide your child towards a healthier, more beautiful smile.

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