A branch of dentistry which increases the life standards by regulating the esthetic and the function of teeth and jaws.
- Orthodontics don’t contain any age, during each year the treatment can start.
- For children, first orthodontic control should be around 7 years old.
A-)Unbalanced face, jaws structure or relation,
B-)Thumbsucking, onychophagia(nail biting),
C-)While swallowing, push out the anterior teeth by tongue(baby swallowing),
D-)Jaw skeletons which placed so front or so back,
E-)Rather early or lately lost of deciduous teeth,
F-)Crossed, located wrongly, or erupted abnormally teeth,
If these kind of problems determined, the specialist of orthodontics direct you for the treatment.
Oral Care with Orthodontics;
A-) Openings between teeth and neigbourhood of brackets should be cleaned with interdental brushes.
B-) Teeth are brushed and caries control should ne regularly.
C-) The patient must not chew the meal which can cause deformation, breaking of orthodontic apparatus.
D-) Be carefel during biting of rigid food like carrot, cucumber. Before eating these kind of food, slice them.
E-) Adjustment process for dental apparatus is around 7-10 days. During the first days pain and sensivity is possible.