It is speciality of dentistry that deals with diagnosis, prevention, correction of irregular teeth Jaws. ORTHODONTICS also focuses on modifying facial growth known as DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS
Different methods used in orthodontics :
1. Metal braces
These are metal brackets with wires that most people picture when they hear word BRACES. However modern metal braces are much smaller and less noticeable.
2. Ceramic braces
Translucent ceramic braces blend in with your teeth for more natural look.
3. Lingual braces
Lingual braces connect to the lingual (tongue) side of your teeth. Nobody can see them, yet they'll be working diligently fixing your teeth from within. Your lingual prop will look and capacity simply like a fixed support, utilizing sections and wires to step by step move your teeth.On account of lingual props, however, the sections are hand crafted to fit the more sporadic back surfaces of your teeth. In case you're searching for a tactful braces, this is the crème da la crème of ‘invisible’ braces.
4. Self ligating
Self-ligating supports look fundamentally the same as the customary fixed braces that orthodontists have used to fix teeth for a considerable length of time. Notwithstanding, they are currently accessible with clear or artistic sections, making them unmistakably progressively prudent.They additionally use cuts rather than versatile groups to hold the support's wire set up. This makes less grinding and makes it simpler for you to brush around your support and keep your teeth clean during your orthodontic treatment.
Invisalign is a prevalent removable support that utilizations clear aligners to fix teeth. Without any metal it delicately moves teeth utilizing a progression of straightforward plastic aligners. Your Invisalign aligners will be specially designed only for you, and every one will move your teeth gradually. Since there are no metal wires or sections, Invisalign is exceptionally watchful. The best part is that you can take your prop out to appreciate every one of the nourishments that would be hard to eat with a fixed support on. Simply ensure you wear your support for at least 20 hours every day.