WHAT IS ORTHODONTICS?
It is a branch of dentistry that studies the bad position of teeth within the chewing system causing alterations of the joint and facial disharmony.
The orthodontic treatment seeks balance and harmony between the bones, muscles and teeth in order to restore our system of good chewing function occlusion, aesthetics and stability.
Our Chewing system is based on the chewing muscles which pairs should work together to avoid any disturbances. When we have a good position of the teeth, we also have a good balance of forces while we chew and this is when our muscles work in a balanced way.
The position of the lower teeth in harmony with the above results in a good balance of forces within the chewing system.
JUST IN CASE ...
- Does your jaw joint cracks when you open or close your mouth?
- You have headaches constantly?
- You do not like your profile?
- Your teeth are worn in a bad position or simply you just do not like them?
WE DO HEALTHY SMILES
Teeth are a key part of our presentation, the organization of these provides a good harmony in the gestures and smiles that we share in our daily lives.
The periodontal ligament is the one between our teeth to the bone and gums, called ligament because it acts as a link which keeps a memory of information when it is stretched, trying to return to its usual form, at the end of a orthodontic treatment we´ll avoid the teeth from moving back to their old position using a retainer and / or making a dehebridación tissues to modify that memory and so avoid any undesired movement.
COME AND MEET THE OTHER WAY TO SEE YOUR SMILE
How to diagnose an orthodontic treatment
Something very important is to make notice of the difference between comercial and professional treatment.
For us it is essential to take records of each of our patients. This records are:
- X-rays (Panoramic and lateral skull)
- Photographs (intraoral and extraoral)
- Study models (upper and lower)
- Medical history
and a cephalometric presentation