What is orthodontics?
Orthodontics is a branch of science that examines the relationship between jaw bones and head bones. Orthodontic treatment is the way to treat disorders in the teeth and jaws.
Why is there a rambling?
Diagonalities may be due to hereditary real space strictures, or they may be due to completely environmental factors. Due to the disruption of oral hygiene, the teeth are kept in different places than where the teeth need to continue due to bruises on their teeth and loss of ground due to early loss of milk teeth. For this reason, irregularities and closing disorders occur.
In addition, mouth breathing, sucking the finger, lip or tongue to suck, nail bite, pen bite, long-term use of bottles and pacifiers to continue for a long time leads to permanent skeletal problems. However, common tonsils and nasal problems in children also cause permanent impairment of the facial system.
Will my teeth get better after this age? Can there be orthodontic treatment in adults?
There is no age limit in orthodontic treatment. Adults can also treat easily. It is possible to move teeth at any age with a healthy gum. However, early diagnosis (7-10 years) should be evaluated by an orthodontist since the early diagnosis anomalies have more treatment options.
How long does my orthodontic treatment last?
Active treatment lasts 1.5-2 years on average. However, the time depends on the type of treatment, the patient's age and cooperation. It can be longer as it is shorter.
Will my appointments last long? How often will I come?
The first two appointments to receive your records and attach your brackets can take 30-45 minutes. Your subsequent appointments will be once every 4 to 5 weeks and the average is 15 minutes unless the bracket breaks or wire breaks.