Orthodontics; It is a branch of dentistry which examines the problems of closure disorders and how the teeth are formed in the jaws, diagnoses, tries to prevent these disorders before they occur and treats them after they occur. Because it is more difficult to clean the teeth that are perplexed and poorly positioned, there is a risk that the teeth will be lost at an early age due to gum disease and tooth decay. In addition, causing excessive pressure in the jaw muscles; jaw joint disorders and as a result may cause pain in the jaw joint and head area. The perplexed teeth also negatively affect the aesthetic appearance, which is negatively reflected in the social life and psychological state of the person. With orthodontic treatment you can have a healthier mouth, more impressive appearance and longer teeth. Orthodontic treatment; They are generally made with fixed wires called brackets or movable apparatus which can be removed and removed.

What is preventive orthodontic treatment?
As in all branches of medicine, the main principle in orthodontics is that the disorder does not occur. All measures taken for this purpose are called protective orthodontics. Main preventive orthodontic treatments are prevention of dental caries. Milk teeth is very important because they serve as placeholders for the permanent teeth behind them. In order not to decay milk teeth, they must be protected from the teeth.

What is Stopping Orthodontic Treatment?
Stopping orthodontic treatments are based on the discontinuation of the developing disorder by the elimination of the agent. Examples of this type of treatment include removing finger sucking and mouth breathing.

What is Corrective Orthodontic Treatment?
Correcting orthodontic disorders with moving apparatus are corrective orthodontics. All orthodontic treatments are included in this classification.

Who is an Orthodontist / Orthodontist Specialist?
The dentist who specializes in the treatment of orthodontic problems such as cross-cutting and closing disorders is called the orthodontist or orthodontist. After graduating from a 5-year dental program, graduates of 4 years of doctorate or specialization in universities are entitled to this title.

How Do I Understand Orthodontic Treatment?

1- Disturbed position in your teeth
2- If there is a situation in your smile that annoys you; For example, when you laugh, your gums look extreme, or if you have dark areas around your mouth,
3- If you have a biting and chewing problem because of your jaw and tooth relationships,
4- If you have breathing mouth, sucking finger, eating nails or have some long lasting bad habits like this in the past,
5- If you are having difficulty closing your mouth, if your lips are not sufficient to close,
6- If your jaw muscles feel pain in your jaw muscles, or if you have jaws, your lower jaw is trapped inside your upper jaw,
7- If you were born with a cleft lip or similar syndrome,
8- If there are individuals in your family who have experienced orthodontic problems or have lost their teeth at a very early age,
9- If you cannot clean your teeth well due to perplexity and therefore have gingival problems,
11- If there are wide gaps between your teeth,
12- If your dentist has difficulty with your tooth's position when making your coating or filling,
13- If the early milk shoot is done,
14-If you swallow and speak your tongue by inserting your tongue between your front teeth, if your upper and lower incisors do not come in contact with each other,

all these indicate that you may be candidates for orthodontic treatment.

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