SPEED™ System Orthodontics is one of the smallest, most advanced orthodontic brackets available and provides patients with many advantages. We typically use speed brackets for qualifying patients that wish to have their treatment done in the shortest time possible.
We work with Carriere appliances to help correct tooth position. The system is easy for patients to work with, all they need to do is change out the elastics which are prescribed at various strengths depending on their treatment plan. Patients may also be prescribed a retainer which only requires a mild washing with toothpaste and luke warm water as part of their dental hygiene routine.
This system is often used at the beginning of your treatment plan, before the actual braces go on, to help correct Overbite or Overjet issues that you may be experiencing. After we have addressed these bite alignment issues, braces are then applied to affect proper alignment of the individual teeth.
Overbite refers to how far your upper teeth cover up your lower teeth when you bite down.
Overjet refers to how far out your upper teeth stick straight out leaving a space between your upper teeth.
ORTHODONTICSFOR ALL AGES
Dr. Parlett offers orthodontic treatment for a wide variety of patients. “No one is too old or too young for orthodontics. Problems range from simple space maintenance and early correction of problems related to growing young faces to complex ortho-skeletal problems complicated by Temporomandibular Joint dysfunction.
Dr Parlett is a General Dentist, but he has been doing this type of work for over 30 years and received a Master’s degree in 2004 concentrating on severe types of dysfunctional problems of the masticatory system.