You might have seen kids wearing braces or wires on their teeth. They are in fact going through this treatment called “orthodontic treatment”. This treatment corrects the irregularities of your teeth. For example, if you have a bad bite because of crowed or crooked teeth. Teeth in irregular position lead to an undesirable appearance, and smile. To correct such problems, one has to go through this treatment. Wires and brackets help to move teeth from their current position to the correct position. Orthodontic treatment helps in improving the oral health condition and facial bone development too
Orthodontic treatment not only improves the look of your teeth, it may prevent bigger dental problems from developing later in life.
Not everyone has a good smile. Many people have either overcrowded teeth or too spacing making their personality poor. You can also improve that if you have such problems with the orthodontic treatment.
It's never too late to improve your dental health and beautify your smile. If you’re an adult, you can still improve your bad bite such as crooked or crowded teeth, overbites, under bites, incorrect jaw position, or jaw-joint disorders. Usually, adult treatment takes a little longer than a child's treatment.
Your family dentist will be the first to spot potential problems that might require braces correction, after which you'll likely be referred to an orthodontist. Orthodontists are dentists who undergo special training and work closely with your general dentist to provide you with the best results and oral health care.