Orthodontic FAQs

What are some of the indications that braces might be required?

The upper front teeth protrude significantly over the lower teeth, or are “bucked” (there is excess overjet) The upper front teeth cover most of the lower teeth vertically when taking a bite (deep bite) The upper front teeth are aligned inside or behind the lower front teeth (crossRead More >

What are some of the potential advantages provided by orthodontics?

The smile can become more attractive Teeth can function in a better manner The person experiences lower levels of appearance-consciousness in their critical development years The person is likely to experience an increase in self-confidence and self-esteem from the improved esthetics Easier to clean your teeth Better distributionRead More >

What type of training has an orthodontist received?

An orthodontist is a person who has acquired advanced knowledge and clinical skills needed to manage tooth movement and guide the development of the facial structure. They complete this program after their stint at dental school.

What does orthodontics deal with?

Orthodontics is a recognized specialty under dentistry that deals with facial and dental irregularities by diagnosing the problem, preventing its occurrence, and treating such irregularities.