Braces (Orthodontic Treatment)
Braces are the most efficient and accurate way of aligning teeth. Braces, also known as brackets, are usually made of stainless steel. Clear or tooth-colored braces are also available. These are fixed appliances to correct alignment of teeth and their position with regard to bite.
Braces are often used in following conditions:
Mal-occlusion (Improper Bite) such as open bite, cross-bite, etc. Various other flaws of teeth and jaws- Cosmetic or Structural. Teeth crowding
Orthodontic braces are often used in conjunction with other orthodontic appliances to widen the palate or jaws, create spaces between crowded/ overlapping teeth. Most orthodontic patients are children or teenagers, however more and more adults now are seeking orthodontic treatment without any inhibitions.
Orthodontics for Adults
No more bulky metal brackets running across teeth! Many Orthodontic treatments are now so discrete no one will even know you are wearing them. With advancements in the field of orthodontics the treatment is much more refined.
Few advancements in orthodontics include:
- Clear Braces
- Short treatment time
So if you are considering orthodontic treatment as an adult don't be hesitated to call our office. Our team at Chikitsa Child & Dental Care will advise you on best course of treatment.
Orthodontics for Children
If you are in school and think braces look uncool we have an option for you.
Braces are not what they used to be. Today braces are much less bulky and go virtually unnoticed. Some braces are clear and some have coloured brackets. Elastics come in heaps of colours so you can update your look each time you visit.
Do you know famous actors & actresses, sports people, musicians, supermodels and even princes & princesses have worn braces. Famous people who have worn braces include: Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, Prince Harry ,Anna Kournikova, Martina Hingis ,Brittany Spears, Gwen Stefani and model Tyra Banks have undergone Orthodontic treatment.
In fact nowadays braces have become cool!
When should orthodontic treatment begin for your child?
Orthodontic treatment will usually not begin until all baby teeth have been lost and the adult teeth have erupted. This is the case so treatment is permanent. If you believe your child requires orthodontic treatment we recommend you should visit your orthodontist as early as possible. Research has revealed that by diagnosing and fixing problems early, the need for and/or the wear time for braces at a later date is lessened.
At Chikitsa we have the team of best orthodontist who can gives the best orthodontics treatment.
It is a virtually invisible solution to straighten your teeth without braces. It is indeed one of the greatest advancement in orthodontics till date.
The invisalign system uses series of clear , removable aligners to straighten your teeth. With advanced 3D imaging equipment, custom-made aligners are created in accordance with your oral situation. Your aligners exert mild pressure in desired areas. Change them about every two weeks and your teeth will move little by little, towards the smile you have always wanted. You visit us every month or two to check your progression and get your new aligners
Invisalign is comfortable to wear and offers exceptional benefits to patients. The four main advantages include:
Benefits of Orthodontics
Orthodontics has prominent effect on health of your teeth. Teeth can last a lifetime if properly aligned and cared for. Beautiful straight smiles can enhance your self-image and confidence.
Did you know Orthodontics can help to:
- Shape your upper & lower jaws
- Improve your facial profile
- Increase the fullness of your lips
- Enhance the shape & size of your smile
- Eliminate habits such as finger and thumb sucking
- Improve bite and its function
- Correct Jaw irregularities
- Rectify breathing problems
- Improve Speech difficulties
- And of course straighten your teeth
If these problems are not rectified they can worsen with time leading to destruction of teeth, gums and bone surrounding teeth.