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What is Orthodontics?

What is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a dental health specialty that focuses on diagnosis and treatment of teeth misalignment and jaw irregularity problems. Initially orthodontic treatment was reserved for pre-teens and teens but today, over 30 percent of adults are seeking orthodontic treatment.

Problems treated with orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a unique dentistry branch that sometimes combines cosmetic or maxillofacial dentistry to alleviate teeth and jaw problems. Conditions treated by orthodontists include;

Anteroposterior deviations: these are overbites and underbites that result when there is a discrepancy in a pair of closed jaws.

Overcrowding: this is when there is insufficient space between teeth that affects normal teeth growth and development.

Aesthetic problems: orthodontists align teeth, reshape and restructure the face, jaw and lips to restore a beautiful straight smile.

Orthodontic solutions

Orthodontics is a dental field that relies on technological advancements to provide effective solutions to cosmetic and malocclusion problems. Orthodontists perform visual examination, panoramic x-rays and bite impression to access a dental discrepancy and recommend the right treatment options that may include use of; fixed orthodontic braces, removable appliances and invisalign.

Your Lake Elsinore orthodontist should take you through the treatment procedure before it starts.