Orthodontics is devoted to building beautiful smiles by bringing teeth, lips, and jaws into proper alignment.
Straight teeth function better, are easier to clean, and are more likely to last your lifetime.
İnitial orthodontic evaluation should occur at the first sign of orthodontic problems or no later than age 7. At this stage early growth modification therapy can allow correction of severe crowding and jaw discrepancies.
Advantages of early treatment
- Creating room for crowded teeth and adult erupting teeth
- Reducing risks of trauma to protruding front teeth
- Reducing the need for tooth removal
- Reducing treatment time with braces, or avoiding braces altogether
And Once all permanent teeth erupt the orthodontist evaluates the need for the treatment with braces.
Comprehensive Orthodontic Treatment
Orthodontists can move teeth at any age even after growth is complete. However adults sometimes experience worn, damaged, missing teeth and/or loss of the bone that supports the teeth. For these reasons, adults treatments normally require coordination between the orthodontist, oral surgeon, periodontist, endodontist and family dentist to assure complete rehabilitation of the bite.