What is orthodontics?
Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that identifies and treats malocclusions, that is, defects in jaw bone development and related diseases. It fixes dental crowding, creating the proper space for each tooth.
Early correction of malocclusions avoids breathing problems, snoring, impaired swallowing and phonation. Corrects posture and prevents scoliosis, headaches, headaches and cervical problems.
Treats and prevents tooth malocclusions.
The age of the first visit
Around age 5.
Types of braces
Mobile, fixed, extraoral traction.
Why wear braces
To avoid serious problems in adulthood.
How to recognize dental malocclusion?
Malocclusions are visible early on: protruding, overcrossed teeth, diastemas, i.e., separated from each other, open and deep bite, asymmetries of the face and mouth. They negatively affect the aesthetics of the smile, lip profile, and face.
What problems does braces solve?
The use of braces solves functional and aesthetic problems related to malocclusions.