WHY ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT SHOULD BE DONE
Orthodontic treatment corrects the disorders in your teeth and jaw bones. As a result, your face and smile will have more beautiful and effective appearance.An impressive facial structure and a beautiful smile are formed between two and five years. In this age range, 70% of facial development is completed.The development of the upper jaw ends in the age of 8. Parents should bring their children to an orthodontist for examination even if they think that there is not a problem..
THE AGE OF ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT
When being aware of closing problem at the earliest age of your children for example, from 3 years old, orthodontic treatment may be applied. Adults also can get orthodontic treatment at any age...
Clinical examination is done.
Joints and muscles are examined.
Panoramic and Cephalometric X-rays are required.
Cephalometric X-ray is analyzed.
For orthodontic models, measurement is taken from the upper and lower jaws.
Intra-oral and extra-oral photos are taken and analyzed.
The treatment plan is prepared.
In orthodontic examination the patient's mouth and facial structure is evaluated , after the examinations of joints and muscles, treatment report should be prepared.
ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT PROCESS
Orthodontic treatment takes approximately 2-3 years.The correction period of the teeth and closing disorders is called 'active orthodontic treatment'During this period, patients come for treatment once a month. After the active orthodontic treatment period of the problem solved , reinforcing treatment which make them permanent in their new lineup should be applied .Reinforcing treatment is applied on average 5 years.