Orthodontist & Orthodontic Treatment
It is one of the branches of dentistry which rectify the teeth and jaws problem where they are positioned improperly. The patients with cracked or crooked teeth can have an advice from our Doctors. It is really difficult for the patients to keep clean the crooked and the teeth which do not fit together in a proper manner and it will be always a risk of losing the teeth at early stage and periodontal disease might be possible which can cause extra pressure on the chewing muscles and this can cause many problems such as headaches, TMJ syndrome, neck, shoulder, and back pain. It can affect the facial structure.
Orthodontics can provide the patients a healthier teeth and a better and proper appearance and can increase the life of the teeth.
A person who is having a specialization in this field is called an orthodontist. It takes at least three years to complete the education of orthodontics apart from the regular four years in dental college which should be government recognized association and that is IDA.
How Does Orthodontic Treatment Work?
Well, there are different kinds of medical appliances in both fixed and removable are used to cure the teeth which are affected from crooked teeth, move teeth, retrain muscles which can stop the growth of the jaws. All these mentioned appliances used to place to for providing a pressure on the teeth and jaws. It depends on the severity of the patient’s problem that what appliance is to be fixed and which orthodontic treatment will be suitable and effective for them.
Fixed appliances include:
There are various appliances on which it depends up to the patient’s condition of the teeth that which appliance will be better suitable for him in an effective manner. We are providing some of the details for few appliances which can be used for the patients.
Braces — this is the most common fixed appliance which entails of bands, many wires or brackets. Bands are to be fixed around the teeth and used as a main part of the appliance and the brackets are most often bound to the front tooth. Arch wires are for putting the pressure on the teeth which moves them gradually on the proper position.