Things about orthodontics that you did not know about
So, do you fall in the category of those patients who have crooked, misaligned and such kind of teeth which do not fit together? Well you are someone who is bound to experience that branch of dentistry which deals in such dental conditions. It is called as Orthodontics. Performed by a qualified orthodontist, the procedure has been in existence since a long time. There is a common string among those who suffer from TMJ syndrome and neck, shoulder and back pain – crooked and misaligned teeth. This is where Orthodontics win the bet of the best available treatment.
However this is the only superficial knowledge one knows about this dental treatment and today we will talking about it further. There are top 5 facts that we bet you did not know about Orthodontics. So what are they? Come let’s find out.
Orthodontics fact you had no idea about
It can help your bite problems
Braces, one of the verticals of orthodontics, helps in straightening the teeth and at the same time helps in curing the bite problem. Your dentist/orthodontist will evaluate your teeth and gums to understand the level of bite. They will ask you to open and close the mouth to get an idea whether the upper and lower jaw are properly aligned or not. In case it is not then braces will come to your rescue and correct the problem.
Braces can be worn by people of all ages
If you are under the impression that orthodontics is just for teenage group then think again. Adults of all ages can wear braces. However they are more popular among the kids and trust us be it adult or kids, they all hate it.
Important to care and clean your braces.
Yes it is important because it will have direct impact on your teeth. So all you have to do is gently brush, floss and keep visiting your orthodontist.
To retain the position of your teeth after braces you will need retainers
Once you get rid of braces from your teeth you will have to wear retainers so that you’re teeth does not move out of line. As an orthodontist we would say that it is required for patients of all the ages but it is most important for kids. The reason being their jaws and teeth keep developing.
Cost and Care are directly proportional
The cost of treatment will entirely depend on the level dental problem, the type of orthodontic treatment and yes the location of the orthodontist. You can avail payment plan if the dental clinic has to offer something like that. Its best to consult your dentist regarding the same.
So that’s all about it. Make sure to speak with your dentist and clear out all your doubts.