Who is it for?
Orthodontics treats the malocclusion. It is a condition in which the positioning of the teeth is not in proper order. Sometimes orthodontics is also used for cosmetic purposes to improve the person’s appearance, but basically it is used for oral treatment. Dentofacial orthopaedics helps in modifying facial growth and aligning the jaws to its proper place. Orthodontics could solve various oral issues such as closing gaps between the teeth, aligning the tips of teeth, straightening the crooked teeth, boosting long-term health for gums and teeth and treating improper bites. Braces, fixed-space maintenance, aligners, headgear, retainers are some of the options for orthodontic treatment. Orthodontic treatment may take several months to a few years to properly align the teeth.