Orthodontics is responsible for the study of the position, structure and development of teeth and jaw. The main objective of orthodontics is to achieve functionality and aesthetics in the mouth.
Orthodontics main goals:
Align the position of the teeth
Correct the bite
Close spaces between teeth
Align aesthetically lips and teeth
Nowadays is very common to see people with braces who have passed adolescence and adults between the ages of 20 and 40 having orthodontics.
There are also cases in which early treatment can begin around the age of 6 since it will be easier to modify the development of the teeth, this is known as interceptive orthodontics.
Types of appliances
There are two types of appliances to correct the position teeth: fixed and movable.
Better known as braces, metal squares which are placed on the teeth and connected by metal wires.
Helps lead the eruption of teeth in the correct position, are most common for children.
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