Meet Dr. Cox, Your Rome Orthodontist
YOUR BOARD-CERTIFIED ROME ORTHODONTIST
Meet Dr. Ryan Cox
“I am so fortunate to be an orthodontist. It really is the best job in the world. I get to work with a great team, and every day we create beautiful smiles for the nicest people – our patients.
The process that we go through together and the results we achieve make it difficult to say goodbye when treatment is complete. It is truly a joy to provide beautiful smiles and see my patients grow and succeed in so many ways”
– Dr. Ryan J. Cox
Orthodontists vs. Dentists: The Distinction Matters
While both orthodontists and dentists play crucial roles in oral health, their areas of expertise differ significantly. Dentists primarily focus on overall oral hygiene, treating tooth decay, and performing root canals. Orthodontists, on the other hand, undergo additional years of specialized training after dental school, equipping them to diagnose, prevent, and treat dental and facial irregularities. When it comes to teeth straightening and bite correction, the expertise of an orthodontist is unparalleled. Their in-depth knowledge ensures that patients receive the most effective and efficient treatment for alignment issues.
Properly aligned teeth reduce the risk of tooth decay and gum disease since they're easier to clean. They also ensure an even distribution of bite force, preventing premature wear and tear.
Mental and Personal Benefits
A confident smile can significantly boost self-esteem. Many patients report feeling more self-assured and positive post-treatment, leading to improved mental well-being.
Smiles are contagious and play a pivotal role in social interactions. A captivating smile can make one appear more approachable, fostering better personal and social connections.
In the professional realm, first impressions matter. A confident smile can make one appear more competent and trustworthy, potentially opening doors to new opportunities.