Myobrace® is a no-braces orthodontic approach that helps straighten teeth and encourage proper jaw development. Myobrace® treatment addresses poor oral habits that are the root cause of crooked teeth. By using Myobrace® at a young age, many patients can avoid braces and retainers later on.
Read on to learn how Myobrace® works and how it can work for your child.
Myobrace® treatment involves using a series of appliances which have the proven dual function of correcting myofunctional habits that cause poor dental development, while also providing light force to align the teeth into their natural position.
This technique is now used by practitioners in more than 100 countries around the world. Treatment does not involve wearing braces or using complex and uncomfortable dental appliances 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Wearing a Myobrace® appliance for one to two hours each day and overnight while sleeping, combined with a series of ‘myofunctional exercises’ (also known as the Trainer Activities) each day is all it takes for real change to occur.
Visit the Myobrace® website to learn more about how this system works.
Generally, the cost of Myobrace treatment is about half the cost of traditional braces, however we will be able to provide you with an exact fee structure after your initial visit. If treatment is started while the patient is younger, generally treatment will cost less than if it is left until later.
The appliances must be worn daily for one to two hours plus overnight while sleeping. Along with wearing the appliance, you may be asked to perform a few simple activities that re-train the oral muscles and help motivate the patient to improve their overall treatment outcome. Any extra effort gives extraordinary results.
Over the course of Myobrace® treatment, we will closely monitor your child’s progression. Generally, if the myofunctional problems are corrected, the teeth will stay in their position. However, if there is some unfavorable movement of the teeth after treatment we can finish with traditional braces or Invisalign® Teen.
There are a few. The Myobrace® System requires daily use over an extended period of time. Non-compliant patients will not achieve a satisfactory result. Age is a significant factor; the older the patient is the more difficult it is to change habits and move the teeth. Patients with extremely crooked teeth and jaw discrepancies which stop the child from physically holding the Myobrace® appliance in their mouth can limit treatment possibilities. Complete nasal obstruction can also make Myobrace® treatment difficult.
Approximately half of all kids that go through our early preventive orthodontics program do not require traditional braces. For those who opt to finish with braces or Invisalign® Teen, the treatment time is greatly decreased — from an average of 24-30 months to only 3-6 months.
You Will Still Save Time and Money Even if Your Child Requires Braces
This shortened treatment time dramatically reduces costs and we guarantee that kids who have early treatment will not pay more for treatment in our office compared to only treating with conventional braces.
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