What is Orthodontics?

Usually, orthodontic treatments begin between the ages of 9 and 12 when the primary teeth fall out and are replaced by permanent teeth. In some cases, early orthodontic applications may facilitate future treatment or completely eliminate the need for treatment. severe confusion; In cases where the jaws are too small for all permanent teeth to fit, the jaws can be enlarged using removable appliances (palate) or tooth extraction can be performed. This shortens the duration of treatments with braces in the future.

Severe anterior crossbite; If the lower front teeth are located in front of the upper front teeth, this can be corrected with a palate or extraoral appliances, depending on the root cause of the problem.

The anterior position of the upper teeth; This can cause fractures in the upper teeth. It can be treated with palates. Permanent disorders that may occur in the jaw bones and teeth can be prevented by treating harmful habits such as thumb sucking, tongue thrusting, mouth breathing in the early period.