What is orthodontic treatment?
Orthodontics is a dental specialty focused on aligning your bite and straightening your teeth.
You might need to see an orthodontist if you have crooked, overlapped, twisted or gapped teeth. Common orthodontic treatments include traditional braces, clear aligners and removable retainers.
Orthodontics consists of:
Sometimes the orthodontist may use other tools and techniques with orthodontic treatment, such as jaw expanders and implants that improve the appearance of the jawbones and extend the occlusion and smile line.
Types of orthodontics
If you want to resort to braces or if you are going to install braces, here is a list of the types of braces that you can choose between according to the situation and in agreement with the dentist
Maintaining & cleaning your dental braces:
After installing braces, it is preferable to follow the following steps and tips to protect the braces from any damage and to be able to achieve the results you want in a faster period
after completion of orthodontic treatment:
After removing the calendar and obtaining the desired result, there is a final stage that should not be neglected, which is the stage of installation
Here, a special tool called a dental retainer is designed, which is worn after the completion of the braces to prevent the teeth from returning to their places and keeping them fixed. There are two known types of dental retainers, namely:
Often adults have to wear a dental retainer for life to maintain the results, which is not entirely bad, with time a person gets used to having a dental retainer in his mouth without any pain or discomfort.