Orthodontics is the dental specialty that aims to achieve harmony and balance in the entire masticatory apparatus, it seeks to ensure a good functioning of the bite in each person, taking into account their anatomical characteristics.
Orthodontics goes much further than aligning teeth, it is not only an aesthetic solution to improve the appearance of your smile, an orthodontic treatment allows you to maintain or achieve a healthy life of your teeth, gums and jaw joint (temporomandibular joint) . Doing orthodontic treatment is no longer just a matter for children and adolescents, more and more adults are undergoing orthodontic treatment when they understand the many benefits it can have.
This type of orthodontics is used in children, it is about, as its name indicates, intercepting the problem when it is not yet established. This type of orthodontics uses fixed and removable appliances that help maintain or alter the space between the teeth, directly affecting the bones, that is, the jaws, which support the teeth. Generally, they are appliances that, by gradually expanding, help to bring the jaws into an adequate position, preventing crowding and other problems in the future with permanent teeth.