Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention and correction of malpositioned teeth and jaws. It can also focus on modifying facial growth, known as dentofacial orthopedics.
It is the specialised treatment carried out by an Orthodontist (MDS – Orthodontics) for the correction of irregular or forwardly placed or mal aligned teeth.
Dr Meera’s smiles dental clinic offers a wide choice of orthodontic braces :
- Metal braces
- Ceramic braces
- Lingual braces
- Clear aligners (invisible)
Interceptive orthodontics– A method in which developing malocclusion or jaw discrepancies are corrected or made less severe by use of painless passive appliances from the age of 7-13. We believe PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE.
“Dentofacial Orthopedics” which deals mainly with the interception and correction of jaw size discrepancies, increased gum visibility etc of growing children. A proper diagnosis and treatment of young children can even avoid extensive treatment procedures in the later stages!