Correction of misalignment of teeth using traditional or aesthetic braces. Surgical procedures for faster results are available.
Dental services intended to prevent the development of a malocclusion by maintaining the integrity of an otherwise normally developing dentition. Typical services include dental restorations, temporary prostheses (space maintainers) to replace prematurely lost deciduous teeth, and removal of deciduous teeth that fail to shed normally to allow the permanent successors to erupt satisfactorily.
An extension of preventive orthodontics that may include minor local tooth movement in an otherwise normally developing dentition.
Corrective Orthodontics (Children, adolescents and adults from 8-80 years old), The phase of orthodontics concerned with the correction of malocclusion with proper appliances and prevention of its sequelae.
Orthognathic surgery is performed by Oral Surgeons to correct skeletal mismatches. The word orthognathic is derived from “ortho” meaning correct or straight and “gnathos” meaning jaw. These situations involve a situation where one of the jaws is:
too far forward or
too far back in relation to the rest of the skull.