Orthodontia as an area of dentistry that prevents, diagnoses and treats dental and facial irregularities. Untreated orthodontic problems,get worse within time at any age.It is more difficult to clean distorted and poorly positioned teeth,there is a risk of developing periodontal (gum) diseases and premature loss of teeth due to dental caries.
In addition, by causing more pressure on the muscles; they can cause jaw joint disorders and thus pain in our head, back, and shoulder.In addition,early dental contacts lead to abnormal wear of the tooth surfaces difficulties in chewing and speaking,excessive burden on the teeth, and as a result, root tip lesions and damage to the supporting bone and gum tissues.Poorly positioned teeth also affect your appearance.
With orthodontic treatment, you can have a healthier mouth, a more impressive appearance and teeth that will stay in your
mouth longer time. The first orthodontic treatment of your child should not be later than seven years old. Even if our child is over seven years old, an orthodontic examination must be performed. Although the benefits of early controls are enormous most active orthodontic treatments begin between the ages of 9-14.Although orthodontic treatments initiated at a young age have positive outcomes for patients and dentist,orthodontic treatment is also applied to adults.
Although the duration of orthodontic treatments varies according to the case, it can vary from 6 months to 36 months.