Orthodontics

Scotts Valley and Santa Cruz, CA

In our office, braces is about more than just straight teeth. Ebrahimian Integrative Dentistry offers functional orthodontics to help patients of all ages achieve a healthy occlusion (bite), an attractive facial profile and a straight, attractive smile. Functional orthodontics involves the use of custom-fabricated dental appliances and/or braces to move the teeth into proper alignment. Based on a neuromuscular approach, functional orthodontics preserves the airway, and the health of the temporo-mandibular joints and jaw muscles. It can be used to correct problems that affect both children and adults:

Excessive wear and chipping of front teeth
• Severe crowding or spacing
• Crossbite of front and back teeth
• Limited tongue space

Functional orthodontics is also a great option for pain patients relieve debilitating symptoms such as headaches, facial pain, tender muscles and joints, grinding, and a limited range of motion.