Posted: November 16, 2013
If you’ve avoided corrective orthodontics because you don’t want to deal with the inconvenience and discomfort of braces, there are several exciting alternatives available today. One option called DNA therapy not only straightens teeth, but also helps treat such conditions such as sleep apnea and TMJ. Dr. Frank DePaola is pleased to offer this alternative to braces to our Hoboken patients.
DNA (Daytime-Nighttime Appliance) therapy is a noninvasive orthodontic treatment that takes advantage of your body’s unique anatomy to not only align your teeth but reshape your jaw and underlying soft tissue as well. The entire mouth benefits from DNA treatment, not just your teeth. By slowly increasing the size of your airway and nasal cavity, you’ll also find it easier to breathe as you sleep, reducing snoring.
The DNA appliance is a removable oral aligner that is worn only in the evening and while you sleep. Because it’s removable, you can brush and floss as you normally would, improving your dental hygiene. And because there are no wires that require periodic tightening, patients find the DNA appliance far more comfortable than conventional braces.
If you’re ready to learn how DNA therapy can improve your oral health and appearance, please contact the Practice at Maxwell Place today to schedule a consultation. Dr. Frank DePaola serves patients in Hoboken, Jersey City, and the greater Hudson County area.