Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that rectifies irregularities of the teeth, jaws and face. Corrective treatment is carried out by a specialist dentist, called an Orthodontist. The orthodontist re-positions teeth and jaws that are not in their correct alignment and positioning in the jaw. These problems need to be corrected in order to enhance the visual appeal of your teeth, smile, your face and also patient’s sense of self-esteem.
Orthodontic treatment can be carried out using different devices. The standard one is metal brackets, ceramic brackets (tooth coloured). Lingual brackets (placed behind the teeth) and Invisalign (Transparent). Functional appliances and Headgears are used for patients in growing stage to rectify Jaw deformities.
Stainless steel metal braces used in orthodontics, which align and straighten teeth and help to reposition them with regard to a person’s function and aesthetics boosting the patient’s confidence.