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What is Orthodontia?
Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry specialising in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial irregularities in children and adults too in order to achieve improved appearance and better function.
This includes information on :
- Why orthodontia?
- Types of braces.
- Treatment for adults.
- Habit breakers.
- Duration of treatment.
- Care during treatment.
- Improvements in personal appearance contribute to greater mental and physical well-being.
- Creating a beautiful smile through orthodontics is a reliable way of improving the health of your teeth as well as your self-esteem.
- Orthodontic treatment benefits social and career success, as well as improves one's general attitude toward life.
- If left untreated, crooked teeth could lead to an improper bite, tooth wear, tooth injury and even tooth decay and gum disease.