Orthodontic treatment is a series of processes to move poorly aligned teeth to a desirable position.
Improve the appearance
Improve the biting position and chewing function
Placement of orthodontic brackets
The orthodontic wire and orthodontic brackets are connected by elastics and stainless steel wires (ligatures)
It is suitable for simple orthodontic treatments.
Regular dental visits to check the tooth movements and adjust the appliance accordingly
How long does a removable orthodontic treatment take?
The overall duration lasts for about 6 to 12 months. The actual time needed depends on the complexity of treatment.
When you are wearing an orthodontic appliance, extra attention towards oral hygiene is needed to prevent tooth decay and gum disease.
When you are wearing a removable orthodontic appliance, the appliance and teeth must be thoroughly cleaned every morning and evening before wearing it again. Leave the appliance in a cup of water when it is not worn.
Consult the dentist to see whether or not it is necessary for you to undergo orthodontic treatment. Allow him to check your oral condition and explain the treatments to you in detail.