Dental Braces

A brief about Orthodontist:

full-mouth-img If you‘ve decide to have orthodontic treatment , you’ll know what an important step you ‘re taking towards improving the llok of your teeth. And if you’re already waring you braces, no doubt you’re looking forward to the day they come off-to reveal your new smile!
The benefits of orthodontic treatment go way beyond looks. Crooked or crowded teeth may cause uneven wear of tooth surfaces or jaw problems that may lead to complications later in life. They can also be difficult to clean properly, which makes them prone to tooth decay and gum disease. So, while you’re wearing braces, remember that the success of your treatment is affected by how well you care for your teeth and gums. Good oral care at home involves effectively removing plaque from your teeth, gums and braces every day. Not only will it keep your treatment time on course, but it will also contribute to the continued health of your teeth and gums.

Who

need it?

Not everyone’s teeth are perfectly straight. In fact, many people have crooked or overcrosed teeth, If your dentist thinks your teeth need straightening, he or she may refer you to an orthodontist, a dentist who specializes in this type of treatment. During treatment, fixed braces or a removable appliance may be worn to gradually move teeth to their correct position in the mouth.

Is

there age limit ?

While it is most common during childhood and adolescence (from around age eight and up), an increasing number of adults today are also opting for orthodontic treatment.

How

long it takes ?

If varies, but it may take from 18 to 30 months to complete. For adults, treatment may take a little longer because the facial bones have stopped growing. But whatever your age, keeping your teeth and gums healthy during orthodontic treatment will help keep treatment time on track.

How

to clean mouth ?

At first, doing a good job removing plaque from your teeth and along the gum line may seem difficult with braces. But keep at it: with a bit of practice, it will get easier! Following these tips can also help:
» First ,take off any elastic brands and removable parts (like headgear).
» One recommended brushing method is to place your brush at a 45 Degree angle to the gum. Apply gentle pressure as
you brush with a short back – and forth motion, cleaning each tooth individually for about 10 seconds.
» Use the same brushing motion on all inner and outer tooth surfaces.
» Don’t forget to brush the chewing surfaces of your teeth- and make sure you reach the teeth in the back, too.
» Finish by cleaning around your braces, brushing first from the top and then from the bottom. Brush gently and take
care not to break or bend any of the brackets or wires.

How

to clean braces ?

After you take t appliance out of you mouth, brush and clean between your teeth in the normal way. Then, suing your toothbrush and toothpaste, clean your appliance, rinsing thoroughly with water after words.

Also make sure that you gently brush the gum area r6 that are covered by your appliance. This includes the roof of your mouth if you wear the appliance on your top teeth.

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