Orthodontics is a dental specialty utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of tooth misalignments and jaw irregularities -malocclusions. It uses braces, clear aligners, and other appliances to solve these issues.
Not just for aesthetic enhancement, orthodontics also serves to improve a patient’s overall oral health for a lifetime, and can even help with speech impediments. A properly aligned bite makes it easier to eat, smile and speak!
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HOW LONG DOES ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT TAKE?
Treatment typically takes 12–24 months and is dependent upon age, severity of alignment issues, and the treatment method that is used.
WHAT TYPES OF PROBLEMS ARE TREATED WITH ORTHODONTICS?
Some of the most common problems that can be fixed with braces are overbites, underbites, overcrowding, and spacing issues.
WHAT IS THE FIRST STEP?
Orthodontic problems, which often result from genetic factors but can be exacerbated by environmental factors such as finger sucking, must be diagnosed before treatment begins. Proper diagnosis involves taking photographs, x-rays, and digital dental impressions. These painless diagnostic procedures enable Dr Chaiklin to make informative decisions about which treatment is right for you.
We recognize that outstanding results are dependent on maximizing the coordination of care between you and our practice. We are committed to delivering the best possible service in order for you to achieve your orthodontic objectives.