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Orthodontics Specialist

Bella Vita Dentistry at Glade Parks

May Amria, DMD

General Dentist located in Euless, TX

If you have crooked teeth or a misaligned jaw, orthodontics can restore balance to your smile and improve your oral health. At Bella Vita Dentistry at Glade Parks, general dentist May Amria, DMD, offers orthodontics to people of all ages, including traditional braces and treatment with Invisalign®. To make an appointment at the practice in Euless, Texas, call the office or schedule online today.

Orthodontics Q&A

What is orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a dental specialty that diagnoses and treats alignment issues affecting your teeth and jaw. When your teeth and jaw are in the optimal position, it’s easier to bite and chew. What’s more, your teeth are easier to brush and floss, reducing the risk of cavities and gum disease.

What types of issues can orthodontics address?

At Bella Vita Dentistry at Glade Parks, Dr. Amria uses orthodontics to address a variety of alignment issues, including:

  • Crowding
  • Crooked or overlapping teeth
  • Overbite
  • Underbite
  • Misaligned or malpositioned jaw (malocclusion)
  • Spaces between teeth

You might also benefit from orthodontics if you experience difficulties biting or chewing.

Are there different types of orthodontic treatment?

Yes. At Bella Vita Dentistry at Glade Parks, Dr. Amria offers several types of orthodontic treatment, including:

Metal braces

Metal braces are orthodontic appliances that Dr. Amria bonds to the front of your teeth. Braces feature metal archwires, brackets, and rubber bands. These appliances place mild pressure on your teeth and jaw, gradually moving them into the optimal position.

Clear (ceramic) braces

If you don’t want to wear metal braces, consider clear braces. Clear braces use a combination of ceramic brackets, clear wires, and clear rubber bands. They blend in with your teeth, allowing you to undergo orthodontic treatment discreetly.

Lingual braces

Lingual braces look like metal braces, but they’re bonded to the back of your teeth instead of the front. Lingual braces take a little extra work to care for, but you can receive treatment without anyone else knowing they’re there.

Invisalign®

If you want to undergo orthodontic treatment and still eat your favorite foods, consider Invisalign®. Invisalign uses clear, plastic aligners to improve the position of your teeth and jaw. Treatment is discreet and much quicker than with traditional braces. Most people finish Invisalign treatment in just six months*. 

Will orthodontics benefit me?

To determine if you qualify for orthodontic treatment, Dr. Amria conducts an oral exam and takes a series of oral X-rays. She uses the X-rays to assess the alignment of your teeth and jaw. If Dr. Amria detects any issues, she designs a custom treatment plan that aligns with your age, oral health history, and budget.

To learn more about the benefits of orthodontics, make an appointment at Bella Vita Dentistry at Glade Parks by calling the office or scheduling online today.

*Individual results may vary.