Orthodontics – Myobrace

What is Myobrace?

Myobrace is an orthodontic option that uses no braces or metal gear to help in addressing the underlying causes of crooked and crowded teeth. The removable oral appliance is suitable for children ages 3 to 15 and should be worn for only about 20 minutes a day as well as throughout the night. Myobrace helps to prevent the need for more invasive orthodontic treatment by addressing problems early on.

Why would your child need Myobrace?

Most children will benefit from Myobrace because it helps to address common intraoral problems before they’re allowed to get worse. The goal of the Myobrace system is to focus on proper tongue position, swallowing, breathing through the nose, and lip posture .These are causes of poor alignment of the teeth and by correcting this problems it will ensure long term stability of the alignment of teeth and the jaw.

What makes your child a good candidate for Myobrace?

To determine if your child is a good candidate for Myobrace, you’ll need to come in for an exam and consultation. We can help to determine if your child will benefit from this treatment option. Myobrace is suitable for kids ages 3 to 15, so most children and teens are able to be fitted for the appliance. Because the appliance is custom made to your child’s mouth, it helps to address development and growth issues that might otherwise become a problem without this treatment.

What can be expected with treatment using Myobrace?

First, the Myobrace is made for your child’s mouth with the help of dental impressions. It is important that your child wear the appliance for anywhere from one to two hours throughout the day and all throughout the night. The appliance addresses an array of dental and oral-related problems such as crowding, crookedness as well as nighttime breathing issues. Our goal is to help address these problems before they are allowed to get worse. With the help of Myobrace, your child can avoid the discomfort of full braces later on in life.

If you’re interested in Myobrace treatment for your child, call our office and our helpful staff members can help answer any of your questions.

All services are performed by a general dentist.

Most children will benefit from Myobrace because it helps to address common intraoral problems before they're allowed to get worse.