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Orthodontics is a specialized field of dentistry

teeth with bracesPatients who have irregularities of their teeth often visit the dentists to rectify their defects. Patients who have contorted teeth often want to ameliorate their facial expression when they are happy. These patients have a low opinion about themselves. But nowadays nobody has to worry about contorted teeth anymore as the doctors will provide a variety of methods for correcting the irregularities of the patients’ teeth. The modern up-to-date treatment of correcting the irregularities of the teeth will reform the patient’s teeth, ameliorate the facial expression of the patient when they are happy and self assurance will be again renewed in the patient’s mind.

Patients as young as seven years old start visiting the dentist for correcting the irregularities of their teeth. At this tender age a baby will part with her baby teeth and adult teeth will start ejecting on the gum as a normal tooth development. Doctors will be able to predict beforehand if a child will require correction of the irregularities of his/her teeth. Doctors  can easily correct the irregularities like  the problems occurring in the angle or manner of contact between the upper and lower teeth, latent thronging .The deflective  irregularities of the teeth  or  other irregularities  can be detected at  this age and the doctors can make advance plans to rectify the same when the child becomes a teenager.

The doctor specially meant for correcting the irregularities of the teeth will be able to guide the parent on the right path taking into account the child’s   distinguished problem. Over the years people who have become adults want to rectify the irregularities of their teeth. These patients had used conventional appliances made of metal bands and wires for correcting their uneven arrangement of their teeth, when they were teenagers. The patients who used the above mentioned appliances have noticed that their teeth have been shifted from their place gradually in course of time and they have not replaced them. There are other patients who have not used the above mentioned appliances when they were young and now they can afford to pay for correcting the irregularities of their teeth after they have become adults. To identify the problems for correcting the irregularities of the teeth the doctor will capture X-rays displaying information as numbers and 3D pictures of your mouth. This above method will aid us in visualizing a connection between the patient’s teeth and the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth and the other part of the skull. The dentist will then take imprints of the patient’s teeth and will form a mould of your mouth. This mould will guide the dentist to suggest a number of choices to the patient to correct the irregularities of their teeth. There are many kinds of correcting the irregularities of the teeth. It can be discussed at length below.

The   conventional habit of employing an appliance made of metal wires and bands for orthodontics have been replaced over the years. Patients no longer want to bear the pain of putting the said conventional way of correcting the irregularities of their teeth. The new method also involves less time taken for the defects to be rectified .Another new method of employing an appliance which is very much like the conventional way of employing an appliance made of metal wires and bands for correcting the irregularities of the teeth has been introduced. This appliance is very much distinct and it becomes visible when the patient changes his facial expression.

The doctors suggest adult patients above the age of sixteen years to use appliances made of metal wires and bands to fix their teeth in a straight line. These patients require the above said appliances for correcting the defects due to overuse of their teeth or to cover the empty space in between the teeth. Doctors use a thin plate of metal or plastic to fix the brackets and put the string of wire through them. The patients should visit the doctor every four to five weeks to tighten the wires. Invisible arrangement of the teeth is the most common method nowadays for correcting the irregularities of the teeth. The patients who are teenagers have a blue spot on each invisible tooth which will be lightened during the course of the treatment.

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