Spacing and crowding of teeth can be corrected by applying braces and wires on teeth & bringing them to the normal space.
Orthodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that is concerned with diagnosing, treating and preventing malocclusions (bad bites) and other irregularities in the jaw region and face. Orthodontists are specially trained to correct these problems and to restore health, functionality and a beautiful aesthetic appearance to the smile. Though orthodontics was originally aimed at treating children and teenagers, almost one third of orthodontic patients are now adults. A person of any age can be successfully treated by an orthodontist.
It is important to seek orthodontic treatment early to avoid expensive restorative procedures in the future.
Braces are appliances that the orthodontist uses to correct the alignment and the way your teeth meet each other(Occlusion). These braces are either fixed on to the teeth or rest against your teeth and bring about the desired movement of your teeth.
Types Of Braces :
Conventional metal braces are most common and still widely used braces treatment. They give the same result when compared to other types of braces but the only disadvantage is that they are unaesthetic.
Clear /Ceramic Braces
Clear braces makes wearing braces less noticeable and hence, look aesthetic. they can be combined with vibrant colored elastic giving you a fancy look. These are braces which commonly people prefer.
Lingual / Invisible Braces
Lingual braces are attached to the inside or lingual side of the teeth which makes them completely invisible.
Lingual orthodontics particularly well-suited for adults whose profession keeps them in the public eyes such as actors, models, etc.
Invisible, removable braces are made from CAD CAM technique. Being transparent and of high aesthetic value, it is widely used by actors, models.