What is Orthodontic Treatment?
Orthodontic treatment refers to treating the incorrectly positioned teeth to improve their function and appearence. This treatment is based on tooth movements which bring them in correct alignment. This also helps evenly distributing the biting forces which is good for the overall health of the teeth and gums.
When does one need this?
Many people have incorrectly placed teeth or crooked teeth. Because of this improper alignment, they do not contact uniformly which as a result exerts pressure on the jaw muscles which causes pain in the joint and occasional headache too. Also, the appearence of the patient is majorly affected by the teeth alignement. Keeping all these factors in mind, one should get an orthodontic treatmennt done to address such issues.
How long does it take?
Orthodontic treatments cause tooth movements which have to slow and gradual. These treatments last for about 10-12 months depending on the severity of the case. Standard xrays are needed before the commencement of the treatment.
Are there any alternatives?
Smile designing(using crowns after grinding the teeth to correct their alignment) can be done for the cases where it is possible.
We recognize and appreciate the fact that every patient is unique and their concerns are different. Their clinical findings are different. Hence, based on the clinical examination we here at Aesthetica Dental Implant Clinics, Kolkata can accordingly suggest you the other alternatives, best suited for your case.
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