Orthodontics is one of the branches of dentistry that enables the dentists to correct patient’s teeth and jaws that are positioned improperly. Crooked teeth and teeth that are not fit properly are really hard to keep them clean and when they are not cleaned properly then the chances of early-decaying and periodontal disease gets increased. The main aim of the orthodontic treatment is to keep the mouth healthier and bring beautiful dental appearance. Some of the major treatments that orthodontics provides to patients are as follows:
- Open bite
- Misplaced midline
Orthodontic treatment is a method through which the dentists try to improve the appearance of the teeth. The method enables the patient to have a straighten teeth by wearing the braces. Orthodontic treatment also enables the patients to improve the look of crowded or crooked teeth. They also help the patients have the habit of maintaining good oral hygiene.
Teeth Straightening can be done either by using orthodontics procedure or porcelain veneers or it can be possible by using the combination of both. It has been observed that only mild to moderate crowding can be treated well by using the veneers alone, but by using the procedure of orthodontics any kind of teeth can be straightened easily. However misaligned teeth are really hard to straighten, but there are diverse combinations through which dentists can treat the misaligned, crowded teeth or broken ones.
Clear Aligners are made up of plastic material which is healthy for the oral health. As they are clear with a look that’s why they are also known as invisible aligners. They mainly come in two sets one set is meant for upper teeth and other is meant for lower teeth. They are required to be used for at least 22 hours a day, so one can remove them during brushing, flossing, eating and drinking. They are easy to clean and perfect for straightening the teeth. No alternative can work better than invisible clear braces. They not only help in straightening the teeth but they also improve the smile.
Ceramic braces are also known as tooth-colored braces and they are not noticeable much. The wires that are used in the braces are also coated with the tooth color. It is fixed type braces.
Among each of these treatments, ceramic braces are the traditional one. And orthodontics diagnoses the dental condition of the patient and accordingly suggests the best treatment.