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Fixed appliances are a type of braces used to treat malocclusion. Currently this is the most popular type of braces ...
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What Is Orthodontics?Orthodontics is a specialized field of dentistry that is focused on the development of the teeth and the skeletal profile. Variations in the skeletal and dental development could result in functional and aesthetic difficulties for an individual and orthodontics seeks to either intercept these variations in development stage ...
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Is it possible for the special needs child to have braces? Could braces improve their quality of life and acceptance within the society? The answer is yes. Braces for special need children is considered normally considered as an elective treatment. The indication and criteria for treatment are similar as to ...
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Orthodontic is the speciality of dentistry concerned with the management and treatment of patients with improper positioning of teeth ...
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Introduction and Defination Functional appliances are orthodontic appliances that utilize the forces of orofacial musculature and the modification of growth to correct malocclusion via varying amounts of dental and skeletal effects. They are mostly used to correct Class II malocclusions and only some mild cases of Class III malocclusions. They ...
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Orthognathic surgery aims to balance the bony framework of the face, so that all the features are in proportion to one another, producing a pleasing facial appearance and teeth that chew properly ...
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Hurrah! You get my braces off today. Congratulations you must be very pleased with your teeth and smile. But hold on….. we are not done yet….. you still need RETAINERS! What are orthodontic retainers? Retainers are custom made appliances that are fitted in after the completion of the active orthodontic ...
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Removable appliance is one of several types of devices used in orthodontic treatment; the others are fixed appliance, functional appliance and extra-oral device. Nowadays, the use of removable appliance is limited due to its unreliability in achieving satisfactory treatment outcome. Removable appliance can be of benefit in some cases, especially ...
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Introduction Orthodontic treatment usually involves wearing of braces (removable or fixed) to improve the appearance of your teeth and face as well as the function. Since your brace treatment usually takes a long time to complete, you will need to pay extra attention on oral hygiene at home. This is ...
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Introduction Orthodontic treatment correct irregular arrangement of teeth by using fixed or removable appliances (braces). Apart from its aesthetic effect, this treatment has the potential to cause unwanted side-effects. The side-effects can be: Intra oral (inside the mouth) Extra oral ( outside the mouth) Systemic (the whole body) Intra oral ...
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What is Interceptive Orthodontics? Interceptive orthodontics  is defined as any treatment procedure that eliminates or reduces the severity of a developing malocclusion1. Early diagnosis of certain features of a malocclusion in the growing child and its early intervention by using removable appliances or simple fixed appliances by the dentist/orthodontist will ...
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Malocclusion is a condition whereby the teeth, jaw or a combination of both are not in correct position or alignment. People with unattractive, crooked or crowded teeth are often too shy to smile ...
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Orthodontic treatment is a specialised area of dentistry to prevent or correct irregular teeth and facial imbalance ...
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Teeth that are irregularly positioned or not straight are crowded ...
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