Braces are important not only because they come hand in hand with increasing self-esteem and confidence, but also to correct improper bites. A healthy bite is just as important as a beautiful smile. Braces are used to straighten teeth and correct bite problems like overbite, under-bite, cross-bite as well as severe crowding or spacing issues. We will pinpoint the root cause of your misaligned teeth. By taking into account all the separate elements, Dr. Appel will develop a plan that ultimately results in straight teeth for optimal performance.

Braces have become a very common procedure, with kids as young as 7 receiving them to create the ideal conditions for when their adult teeth grow in. Having the correct bite is critical to good oral health–even chewing and speaking can improve with treatment!