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Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
Orthodontics Services
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Orthodontics Services

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The American Association of Orthodontists recommend children are seen by the orthodontist at the age of seven. There is an ideal time to start treatment for each child with an orthodontic problem.

The American Association of Orthodontists recommend children are seen by the orthodontist at the age of seven. There is an ideal time to start treatment for each child with an orthodontic problem.

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  • 1. Orthodontics
  • 2. What do you mean by Orthodontics? • A specialty of dentistry for straightening crooked teeth, correcting malocclusions thus improving your bite, smile and facial beauty Eg: Braces • One who specializes in Orthodontics is called an Orthodontist
  • 3. Benefits of Orthodontic Treatment • Well arranged teeth • Healthier jaws, strong and beautiful teeth • Beauty and confidence
  • 4. Orthodontic treatments are usually recommended to repair: • Buck tooth: When your upper front teeth protrude over lower teeth or lip • Crowded teeth: Having more number of teeth than what can be accommodated by your teeth ridge • Gaps / Spacing problems: Uneven spacing of teeth due to crowding or loss of teeth
  • 5. •Open bite: Space between your upper and lower teeth appearing in the front or side, when you bite your teeth together •Cross bite: Improper positioning of jaws causing one or more of your upper teeth to rest on the inside of the lower teeth •Under bite: Commonly known as bull dog’s appearance, where your lower teeth jut out past the upper front teeth
  • 6. Popular orthodontic treatments: • • • • • • Invisalign Ceramic Braces Self-Ligating (Friction-Free) Braces Damon Braces Lingual Braces Metal Braces
  • 7. Invisalign Custom-made clear aligners used as an alternative to braces. Invisalign set is replaced with a new set every two weeks for one year Advantages • Almost invisible • Removable (at the time of eating and brushing)
  • 8. Ceramic Braces: Braces made from ceramic material therefore least noticeable on your teeth Advantages • Stain-free • Strong • Least noticeable
  • 9. Self Ligating (Friction-Free) Braces Modern band-free braces with fixed, but movable, metal clips to hold the archwire Advantages • No elastic band, so no accumulation of food particles and no plaque formation • Friction-free • Less treatment time • Speedy straightening of teeth • Minimum dentist visits
  • 10. Damon Braces Passive self-ligating braces that do not use bands or metal ties Advantages • No elastic band, so no accumulation of food particles and no plaque formation • Friction Free • Little adjustments required • No extractions required • Less treatment time
  • 11. Metal Braces Traditional braces (wires and brackets) and the most prevalent method of straightening teeth. Today they come in compact form Advantages • Bands are available in multiple colours • Economical
  • 12. Lingual braces Metal braces worn behind the teeth, hence invisible Advantages • Invisible from outside • Custom-made
  • 13. Orthodontic treatments are only recommended: • After a careful dental examination including detailed X rays and dental structure simulation
  • 14. For inquires Visit: http://www.drjoydentalclinic.com or Call: Jumeirah 04-3285332 Mirdiff 04-2845722 Karama 04-3979522

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