Orthodontic Treatment using Braces

What is orthodontics?

Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry, the purpose of which is to treat any type of “Bad Bites” or malocclusion, that harm the form, function, and appearance of teeth and jaw and ultimately of the face.”

Why orthodontics?

The reasons for seeking orthodontic treatment are:

  • To Guide jaw growth
  • To overcome speech and chewing difficulties
  • To prevent injury to protruding teeth
  • To help with teeth cleaning
  • To assist replacement of missing teeth
  • To correct harmful oral habits
  • To guide permanent teeth into a more favorable position
  • To improve the way lips meets
  • To Improve appearance and self-esteem

What is the best time for treatment…?

  • Recommended first orthodontic check-up is at 7 years of age.
  • Most treatment may only begin between the ages of 9 and 14 but orthodontists can spot problems with jaw growth and emerging teeth early
  • Orthodontic treatment today is possible and successful at any age. adults with healthy bones and gums are increasingly opting for braces.
Types of braces we offer:
  • Metallic (traditional) braces
  • Ceramic (tooth-colored) braces
  • Lingual braces (braces placed on the inner surface of teeth)
  • Invisalign (invisible braces)

Our Orthodontist will help you decide which braces are suited for you.