Orthodontic treatment is used to improve the appearance, position and function of mal-aligned or abnormally arranged teeth. Orthodontic treatment can straighten the teeth and move them into a better position.
There are many different types of orthodontic treatment, depending on the exact problem with your teeth or jaw.
You're likely to achieve good results within 18 to 24 months of starting treatment as long as you:
The first stage of treatment is to assess the state of your teeth and their likely development. This usually involves taking X-rays, making study models for space analysis, and taking your photographs in front and lateral profiles.
This will give us an idea of the treatment needed and the likely results.
Orthodontic treatment uses appliances to correct the position of the teeth. The four main types are: