Orthodontics is a great tool to straighten your teeth, eliminate problems of jaw or dental occlusion. This is not just a great solution if you have hang-ups about your own smile, but also a preventive measure that prevents the problems related to chewing, gums and speech.
The most common problems leading to orthodontic treatment are:
During orthodontic treatment, the patient wears removable (plate, retention or function set) or non-removable (braces, jaw extension screw) orthodontic sets, the main purpose of which is to create a proper dental occlusion and a beautiful smile. The position of the teeth in the jaws is changed during this treatment. Orthodontic treatment has two phases – active and passive. During the active phase the teeth are straightened and the occlusion is corrected, it lasts about 1.5-3 years. During the passive phase (may last indefinitely), regular visits for the most appropriate treatment according to the condition of your teeth and jaw and occlusion are mandatory. The proposed time to start orthodontic treatment is childhood or early adolescence.
Major Orthodontic Devices are:
Why is it useful and important to do orthodontic treatment in time?