An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
When it comes to taking care of your teeth and long term dental health, a little knowledge goes a long way. The sooner you take care of orthodontic problems such as crowding, spacing, overjets, underbites, and crossbites… the better the chances of keeping your teeth and smile throughout your lifetime. The video below goes a long way in improving your knowledge.
Did you know the average life expectancy today for men is 76 and women 81?
Maintaining healthy teeth and gums contributes to maintaining a good quality of life over the long haul. Research shows that loss of teeth, especially in later life, causes health issues that can affect how we function in later years.
Orthodontic treatment during adolescent years is always the preferred course of action. However, it is never too late to get it straight. At Porter Orthodontics in Baton Rouge LA we treat patients of all ages. For adults who are concerned about the aesthetics of traditional orthodontic care, Invisalign is a great option.
For more information, call our office today in order to schedule a complimentary exam to determine how we can help a member of your family maintain your pearly whites over the long haul. Many treatment options are available with multiple financing options to meet your budget. Be proactive rather than reactive. Enjoy a beautiful smile now… and in your later years for a better quality of life!