Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Orthodontics, the dental speciality which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of dental deformities as well as irregularities of the teeth in the relationship of the lower to the upper jaw. It helps in correcting the tooth position and alignment which can improve the facial appearances. Dental complications such as missing teeth, crowded teeth and broken teeth can be reconstructed by using orthodontics products. Dentofacial orthopedics is a process of balancing the growth of a patient’s bone structure and repairing any imbalances of the face and jaws. The discipline of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics practice include interpretation, prevention, interception, and correction of malocclusion and other defects of the evolving or established orafacial structures.