Day: July 12, 2013

Different types of dental braces

Dental braces for adults

Orthodontics is a branch of dentistry that deals with the study and treatment of improper bites or malocclusions. Thus, the main goal of orthodontic treatment is good bite. This means that the teeth are straight that they mesh well with the teeth in the opposite jaw. Before, orthodontic treatment is considered part of cosmetic dentistry. Today however both dentists and patients realize that the treatment is more of a necessity than for cosmetic reasons. This is because correcting misaligned teeth can actually prevent one from a lifetime of severe tooth wear, premature tooth loss and other periodontal problems. Orthodontic treatment includes the traditional metRead More