Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that treats malocclusions, commonly known as unaligned or “crooked” teeth. There are a few causes for malocclusions. These include uneven development of the jaw, irregular tooth growth, or trauma. Orthodontists sometimes treat malocclusions to fix biting issues, although most of the time, orthodontics is performed for aesthetic reasons. Because braces are typically found in teenagers, many adults think they can’t benefit from it. However, adults can still get their teeth straightened. Another misconception about braces is that they are extremely uncomfortable or visible. While this was true in the past, with the developments of modern dentistry, it is not the case anymore. The main way to treat malocclusions is with the use of dental devices that can be fixed, semi-fixed, or removable. A dentist will have to evaluate your mouth and help you decide what the best device is for your specific needs. The most common devices are braces and retainers, although their size, material, and form can vary greatly.

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“Your smile in the hands of a specialist” – Dr. Carolina Arce

Our dental clinic offers comprehensive dental care for children and adults. General Dentistry – preventative and restorative dental care. Specialized dental care to straighten crooked teeth in children and adults. Treatment for gum disease…

Su sonrisa, nuestra misión Lafuente Especialidades Dentales, brinda servicios profesionales odontológicos especializados e integrales, cuyo propósito es atender con excelencia a las personas que requieren atención dental en Odontología General,…