Orthodontic Treatment: A Few Common Queries
WHEN SHOULD A CHILD SEEK ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT?
Orthodontic treatment is usually recommended to correct malocclusion and can help improve your facial appearance.
CAN ADULTS SEEK ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT?
There is a myth that only kids and teenagers can get their teeth corrected. in fact, there is no age limit for Adult Orthodontics has come up with the latest developments, facilitating excellent treatment outcomes. Therefore, you are never too old for smile therapy.
ARE BRACES THE ONLY OPTION FOR ORTHODONTIC CORRECTION?
Metal braces, a traditional device, were the only option for Orthodontic correction in the past. The advent of the latest devices in the field of Orthodontics has changed the scenario. Many new types of braces like ceramic/ composite Brackets have been introduced. They tooth-colored and hence, they will not give a metallic look. Damon braces are also now available, which are recommended for patients who want to do Orthodontic treatment at a faster pace. They are available Both in metal and ceramic.
There are also clear Aligners that are being recommended for patients who do not like to wear braces for tooth straightening which are a series of clear, removable, translucent splints that fit perfectly over the teeth, are the best alternative to patients who want to straighten their teeth without other people ever realizing that they are undergoing orthodontic treatment.
CAN ONE EAT NORMAL FOOD WHILE WEARING DENTAL BRACES?
Yes, one can have normal food while undergoing Orthodontic treatment, with slight adjustments to one eating. There is no inhibition in ingesting hot or cold food items.
CAN ONE PLAY SPORTS OR MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS WITH DENTAL BRACES?
yes, of course, one can engage in sporting activities, except that during contact sports like boxing, football, and wrestling one should wear a custom-made mouthguard.