The importance of a winning smile cannot just be explained. No one wants a crooked pair of teeth and a smile that forces you to shy away from gatherings. But it is very important you make up every possible ways to bring the beauty back in your smile.
There are a lot of benefits of the orthodontic treatment and there are even more reasons why you should opt for the orthodontic treatment.
Here are a few reasons behind the same –
1. If you have a breathing or swallowing problem – When you are suffering from any kind of breathing or swallowing issues, orthodontic treatment can help you get rid of the trouble.
2. If there is Cross bite – If there is one or more upper teeth bite inside the lower teeth then you should opt for an orthodontic treatment.
3. If you have Crowding – Involving extra teeth or mal-positioned teeth.
4. If you have Deep Overbite – The lower front teeth bite into the upper tissue of the upper teeth.
5. If you suffer from Disfiguring of the face & mouth – Affects the development of the jaw and position of the teeth.
6. If you are Missing or extra teeth – Due to tooth decay, injuries, or inherited problems.
7. If there is Over-jet or protruding upper teeth – Upper teeth that protrude beyond normal and are usually associated with a short lower jaw.
8. If you want to improve Self-image – An attractive smile can boost a person’s self-image and confidence.
9. If there is Spacing between teeth – Teeth are missing or may be too small or too large.
10. If you have Speech, chewing or biting problems - Result from improper occlusion and jaw alignment.
11. If there is under bite or lower jaw protrusion – Lower jaw is longer than the upper jaw.
When it comes to specific reasons for children to go for the treatment, here are a few reasons –
1. If the kid has a finger or thumb sucking habit.
2. When the new tooth is erupting out of position.
There are three stages for the treatment –
1. The first stage is the planning stage where the orthodontist will go ahead with your medical and dental history evaluation. Will take photographs of your face and mouth and x-rays of your teeth and jaws.
2. Then there is the active stage when the treatment involves visiting your orthodontist on a regular basis for adjustments and following specific treatment requirements to ensure successful treatment.
3. The retention stage where the treatment is over and all the braces and the equipments are removed and a new appliance is made.