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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • Nomi Lee, DDS
  • 101 E Redlands Blvd STE 134,
  • Redlands, CA 92373
  • www.nomileedds.com

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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • Content
  • Orthodontics/ Orthodontics treatment
  • How orthodontic treatment improves oral health
  • Types of Orthodontic Appliances
  • Dental Braces
  • Types of Dental Braces
  • Age limit for dental braces
  • Steps involves Dental Braces fitting procedure
  • How to maintain teeth
  • Advantages
  • Disadvantages
  • Nomi Lee, DDS

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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
Orthodontics/ Orthodontics treatment Orthodontics
is the dental speciality that deals with the
treatment of malocclusions, that is, deviation in
the position of teeth or the upper and lower
jaws.  Orthodontic treatment is a branch of
study that aligns, misaligned teeth, teeth that
do not fit together properly, crooked teeth,
causes extra stress on chewing muscles which in
turn cause headaches, TMJ. If the teeth are
crooked or not aligned properly can also distract
one's appearance
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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • Crowding If there is enough space for all teeth.
    Then by removing one or more teeth by orthodontic
    treatment.
  • Impacted teeth If there is enough space for all
    teeth. Then by removing one or more teeth by
    orthodontic treatment.
  • Overbite when the upper front teeth are too
    forward
  • Underbite When the lower teeth are too forward
  • Crossbite when the teeth do not fit properly on
    biting together normally
  • Spacing Opposite to the crowing, when teeth are
    either missing is do not fill the gap

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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • How orthodontic treatment improves oral health
  • Closing wide gaps between the teeth
  • Aligning the tips of the teeth
  • Straightening crooked teeth
  • Improving speech or chewing ability
  • Boosting the long-term health of gums and teeth
  • Preventing long-term excessive wear or
  • trauma of the teeth
  • Treating an improper bite

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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • Types of Orthodontic Appliances
  • Elastics (Rubber Bands) Wearing elastics (or
    rubber bands) improves the fit of your upper and
    lower teeth
  • Forsus It is alternative to headgear which helps
    to eliminate excessive overbites, improve the
    proper fit of teeth.
  • Headgear It is used to treat both overbite and
    underbite
  • Herbst It is used for growing children to
    eliminate overbite.
  • Palatal Expander The palatal expander "expands"
    (or widens) your upper jaw by putting gentle
    pressure on your upper molars each time an
    adjustment is made.

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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • Positioners Positioners complete the final tooth
    movements in your orthodontic treatment. With
    your full cooperation.
  • Retainer Retainers hold your teeth in their new,
    correct positions after your teeth have been
    straightened and they are both fixed and
    removable
  • Separators or Spacers Separators are little
    rubber doughnuts that may be placed between your
    teeth to push them apart so that orthodontic
    bands may be placed during your next appointment.

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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
Dental Braces There are varieties of treatment
to straighten the teeth for crooked teeth,
misaligned teeth (underbite or overbite) such as
braces, retainers. Braces work by applying
continuous pressure over a period of time to
slowly move teeth in a specific direction. As the
teeth move, the bone changes shape as pressure is
applied.
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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • Types of Dental Braces
  • Metal braces/Traditional braces
  • Ceramic Braces
  • Lingual Braces
  • Invisalign

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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
Types of Braces Metal braces consist of
brackets, arch wire, and ligature elastic. The
brackets are attached to teeth using glue and
arch wire to put pressure. And guide in place,
ligature elastic to hold arch wire and
bracket Ceramic braces are similar to the
metallic braces, braces are made up of
transparent ceramic and wire is also transparent
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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
Lingual braces They are same as traditional
braces, except the brackets are placed on the
inside of the teeth Invisalign There are no
brackets and wire as in the traditional braces.
It is the series of series of custom-made clear
braces
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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
Age limit for dental braces Generally it is good
that people notice crooked teeth in early stage
that in teen and go for orthodontic treatments.
But, there is no age limit for the dental braces
so don't be put off by the stereotypes Braces
are suitable for those whose teeth and gums are
strong It is not suitable for weakened gums or
poor dental health
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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • Steps involves Dental Braces fitting procedure
  • Procedure involves thorough diagnosis and
    treatment planning
  • Dentist will impression of your teeth to make
    models of your teeth
  • Radiographin examination may also be performed

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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • Some of teeth may be extracted, most often
    premolars and it is generally done before the
    braces are fixed. The extractions are carried out
    in a phased manner, generally one tooth at a time
  • Dentist will fix the braces to you teeth
  • The brackets are attached to the teeth using
    special cement and then it is wired to secure the
    braces with elastic
  • After that dentist will re examine the teeth for
    appropriate movement.

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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • How to maintain teeth
  • Brush carefully
  • Brush in between your brackets
  • Dont forget to floss
  • Stay on top of your appointments

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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • Advantages
  • Braces prevent gum disease
  • It prevent tooth decay
  • It prevent cavities
  • It help with digestion
  • It prevent bone erosion
  • It help with self-esteem
  • It help with bad bites
  • It help with speech improvement

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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • Disadvantages
  • It takes longer for braces to straighten teeth,
    especially in adults.
  • Braces may cause speech defects
  • Maintaining your dental health involves monthly
    visits to the orthodontist, along with your
    regular dental checkups
  • When it comes to braces, personal maintenance can
    be difficult, especially when it comes to
    flossing

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Orthodontics treatment Dental Braces
  • Dr. Nomi Lee is a gentle, caring dentist
    providing comprehensive and personalized care.
    Advancing in technology in the field of dentistry
    to make dental procedures less painful. Our
    dentist makes use of new dental techniques and
    technologies to offer a quality dental care.
    Exceptional care with close attention is given to
    every individual.
  • Offers dental services
  • Dental Implants
  • Dental Braces
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Orthodontics
  • Nomi Lee, DDS
  • 101 E Redlands Blvd STE 134,
  • Redlands, CA 92373
  • www.nomileedds.com

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