Orthodontics refers to the branch of dentistry in which specializing dentists take care of teeth and arch positioning. Teeth crowding, crooked teeth, badly angled arches that do not meet for a perfect bite, are problems that orthodontists help treat. Teeth that are not aligned pose functional problems and is also aesthetically not pleasing. Orthodontic dentists use various types of aligning devices such as braces to correct the problem at hand. Braces are of many types and aim to counteract specific trouble that you may be experiencing with your smile.
Teeth must come together in cohesion for perfect smile and also to maintain its structure. When teeth do not align, you will experience muscle ache, chewing problems, teeth may come loose, and biting surfaces may start to flatten over time. Moreover, disposition teeth do not work harmoniously to grind food properly affective your digestive system. Misaligned teeth do lead to chronic migraines and headaches, with many general physicians never making the connection.
Crooked or a crowded jaw also encourages bacteria and plaque to buildup around tight corners and in-between crooked teeth. These spaces are hard to clean with just a tooth brush, and flossing is sometimes impossible. Hidden cavies, plaque, and cracked teeth, can cause your teeth to become brittle and at risk of complete premature decay. Orthodontics aims to prevent such problems by forcing teeth back into position before they become problematic. Orthodontics plays a vital role in reversing teeth crowding, and improving bite. Treatment may last anywhere from a few months to a maximum or two years for extreme cases.
Orthodontic Dental Surgeon are trained and highly skilled in dental position, diagnosis, treatment and maintenance. These specialist dentists play a vital role in teeth preservation, smile design, bite correction, and in the process will also treat the headaches associated with the misalignment of the TMJ. Common problems seen by orthodontists are:
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