Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that corrects teeth and jaws that are positioned improperly. Orthodontic treatment helps you have a healthier mouth, a more pleasing appearance, and teeth that are more likely to last a lifetime.
WHEN DO I NEED ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT?
Your oral health is assessed using diagnostic tools that include a full medical and dental health history, a clinical exam, plaster models of your teeth, and special X-rays and photographs to confirm whether orthodontics are recommended, and develop a treatment plan for you.
Each tooth has an ideal position in the mouth for proper dental function and aesthetics. These are a few examples of the ideal alignment and occlusion for teeth:
You could be a candidate for orthodontic treatment if you have the following symptoms:
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