From early childhood to the adult age, we treat all age groups with set expectations, prognosis, abilities, and plan of orthodontic therapy. To have an attractive smile, it is essential to have evenly placed teeth. It is a crucial factor in both private and professional relations.
Having a perfect smile will boost your confidence, and you will feel more comfortable. In many cases, malocclusion can lead to periodontal and caries disease, so it is not only an aesthetic issue. You might face problems with chewing and excessive abrasion when your teeth are incorrectly distributed.
Orthodontic treatment focuses on the correction of the jaws and teeth which are not correctly positioned. It is one of the primary fields of dentistry. An orthodontist is a dental specialist for this branch of stomatology.
Teeth that don’t fit together properly, misaligned or crooked are challenging to maintain and clean, so there is a high risk of periodontal disease or tooth decay.
Both issues can cause loose and sensitive teeth and additional stress on the facial muscles which can lead to TMJ problems, back, shoulder or neck pain and sudden headaches.
Orthodontic treatment’s main benefit include better appearance that will boost your confidence, teeth that will last longer and the fully-functional, healthier mouth. During this procedure, several braces are used, for example, removable appliances. Fixed appliances, clear aligner, and Invisalign.
It is often necessary to finish this treatment before starting with prosthetics and implantology. It is more likely to provide lasting and satisfactory effects through a comprehensive approach to this procedure.
THE FIRST VISIT
When you first visit an orthodontist, after some consultations, he will carefully examine your teeth and inform you about your dental issue. X-ray and digital images are associated with an accurate diagnosis, and also to perform diagnostic models the important thing is taking dental impressions.
You will get essential information about orthodontic treatment in Serbia. The specialist will tell you everything you need to know about malocclusion, whether you need to start the treatment immediately or you need to wait some time, and how it can be corrected. He will tell you how long this treatment may last, about extractions that will be required, and plan the treatment.
IF YOU HAVE ONE ALREADY
Always remember that good oral hygiene is essential for healthy teeth. During this therapy, you should clean and maintain your teeth regularly and properly. You will be exposed to the development of periodontal disease and caries if you fail to follow the routine that is important for this treatment.
Otherwise, you will be forced to visit your orthodontist more frequently. Floss at least once a day, brush your brace and teeth after every meal, and for the better effect, you can use an appropriate liquid and rinse your mouth. That way you will maintain good oral hygiene, and you won’t have to worry about the disease that may appear.
* It will be easier to chew when you slice your food into thin pieces. When you have replaced bows or new locks you should be very careful. If this is the case, replace the raw vegetables or fruits and firm bread for minced meat, eggs, and soft dairy products.
What you cannot eat and what you can while wearing braces:
What to avoid:
- Soft or hard candies, chewing gums, and gels
- Firm buns –as baguettes
- Raw and firm vegetables and fruit
- Soda drinks with added sugar
- Popcorn, nuts, and chips
What to eat:
- Yoghurt and soft cheese
- Cakes, sweet bread
- Pasta and rice
- Soft fruits and soft, cooked vegetables
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