One who smiles rather than rages is always the stronger.
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Most cultures have a philosophy that is similar to the proverb from Japan that states that smiling is stronger than raging. When someone is angry, then the anger spreads to others, but when someone smiles, other people usually smile back. Of course, some individuals don’t want to smile because their teeth are crooked. However, an orthodontist can repair malocclusions with a variety of treatments such as wearing metal braces or plastic aligners. The only way to know the type of orthodontia that is required is by having a thorough examination with three-dimensional medical images.
Smile Instead of Raging
Invisalign aligners make it easy to smile at anyone because they will not notice the devices, but it is also easy to smile while wearing other types of braces. Anyone undergoing treatment from an orthodontist should feel proud because it is a good thing to want a perfect smile line and sturdy biting surface. When someone needs to wear old-fashioned orthodontia, the process can last from two to four years, but aligners are only worn for six months to one year. Early treatment for malocclusions is the best plan, but is also possible to have teeth straightened as an adult.
Schedule an Appointment
There are three fantastic Nease and Higginbotham Orthodontics locations in South Carolina to undergo an examination from an orthodontist. Schedule an appointment with either:
• Dr. Eric Nease
• Dr. Phil Higginbotham
Patients can choose to visit one or more of these locations:
Nease and Higginbotham Orthodontics Tel: (864)579-7700
Dr Nease graduated as Valedictorian from Cocke County (TN) High School in 1988 and graduated from the University of Tennessee (Go Vols!) in 1992. He then attended the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis, TN, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree as Valedictorian of his graduating class in 1996. He remained at the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry for his orthodontic training, and received his Master of Dental Science (MDS) degree in June of 1999. He immediately joined the practice of Dr. Phil Higginbotham in Spartanburg, beginning a wonderful professional relationship and friendship that endures today.