Orthodontics

Orthodontics

Posted by Dr. Young H. Kim on Jul 14 2021, 01:05 AM

Some people have perfectly aligned teeth, but many of us have crooked teeth that don't fit together properly. Crooked teeth can have an impact on your bite. The excellent thing is that you may simply straighten your teeth and correct your bite with the right orthodontic therapy. Our team at Lincolnway Dental Center is well-known for offering the most thorough and competent orthodontic care in Aurora, IL. Whether you are a kid, adolescent, or an adult, our professional dentists and compassionate team will provide personalized care to ensure a healthy, attractive, and functional smile.

What Is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics is the discipline of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis, prevention, interception, guiding, and treatment of faulty bites or dental abnormalities, including the use of braces. For orthodontic therapy, you should see an orthodontist. 

The Advantages of Orthodontics

Orthodontics provides advantages beyond simply enhancing physical appearance. The following are some of the advantages of having your teeth straightened:

  • Self-esteem enhancement
  • Improved tooth function, including improved eating and clearer pronunciation and communication
  • Reduced risk of dental cavities as a result of food particle accumulation between the teeth
  • Overbites and malocclusions pose a lower risk of gum damage and trauma.

Orthodontic treatment

The goal of orthodontic therapy is to make the most of your teeth. Orthodontics is the term used to describe treatments performed by an Orthodontist to correct and develop teeth and jaws that are not properly positioned.

The completion of a thorough visual assessment of a patient's smile is the first stage in formulating a treatment plan. Following this, our care provider prepares diagnostic records, which may include panoramic x-rays, bite impressions, and, in some situations, further imaging of the jaw joints. If therapy is required to correct the teeth, this is thoroughly discussed.

Examining diagnostic records enables the creation of a predictable treatment plan. If the symmetry of the face needs to be adjusted, our dental professional can collaborate with an oral surgeon. In preparation for the realignment operation, one or more teeth may need to be pulled in the case of an overcrowded mouth. Following the completion of the diagnosis and preparation steps, a fixed or removable orthodontic appliance is utilized to bring the teeth and jaw arches into optimal alignment.

The orthodontic service offers efficient remedies to the following issues:

  • Dental malocclusion
  • Spacing
  • Crowding
  • Impacted teeth
  • Underbite
  • Overbite
  • Crossbite
  • Upper front teeth protrusion

For the best dental treatment visit Lincolnway Dental Center at 648 North Randall Road, Aurora, IL 60506, or call (630) 897-1300 to book an appointment.

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