What is "orthodontics," and why do people get braces?

Orthodontics is a special discipline of dentistry concerned with aligning the teeth and jaws to improve one's smile and oral health. "Ortho" means correct or straight, and "Odont" means tooth.

A dentist usually recommends braces to improve the patient's physical "orofacial" appearance. Through orthodontic treatment, problems like crooked or crowded teeth, uneven spacing due to missing teeth, overbites or underbites, incorrect jaw position, and disorders of the jaw joints are corrected.

  • CEREC Dental Restorations
  • CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Neuromuscular Dentistry
  • Extractions
  • Botox and Facial Fillers
  • Invisalign Orthodontics
  • Porcelain Inlays and Onlays
  • Bleaching
  • Bridges
  • Crowns
  • Indirect Composites
  • Direct Composites
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