Orthodontic Treatment is available for all age groups, even up to 80 years of age. Orthodontic treatment may be of many types.
Primarily it may be REMOVABLE or FIXED.
Removable involves PLATES AND WIRES or TRANSPARENT PLATES like CLEARPATH & INVISALIGN TRAYS. The child should always wear the plates but they may be removed for cleaning or eating. All types of treatment and tooth movements are not possible by removable appliances. Suitable only for minor corrections.
Fixed treatment involves fixed BRACES & WIRES on the outside of teeth & even on the inside of teeth so that the ires and braces are least visible. They are much more effective and all types of treatment and movements ate possible. Suitable for all type of cases.
Different types of braces may be used –
Metallic braces – suitable for all cases
Tooth coloured or transparent braces – suitable for all cases. These are very esthetic and almost like invisible
TOOTH COLOURED BRACES
7 CASES TREATED WITH STANDARD FIXED ORTHODONTICS
Click to view – orthodontic treatment-wiring & braces
Please feel free to contact us for any concerns and clarifications.
The latest innovations and treatment modalities are available at MODERN DENTAL CENTRE. These includes:-
LINGUAL BRACES – The fixed braces & wires are on the inner surface of teeth and are not visible to the outside.
INVISIBLE ALIGNERS clearpath & invisalign – Trays of transparent plastic used to correct irregular teeth. These trays are removable and not visible. Suitable for all, specially adults and very discerning individuals.
Clearpath The smile you deserve is within your reach now.
ClearPath introduces a breakthrough USFDA APPROVED technology which revolutionises the way we treat malocclusion (straighten the teeth). ClearPath provides new improved quality aligners through its unique proprietary process which provides a hygienic, convenient and a clear solution for the correction of malocclusion without having to wear brackets and wires.
Invisalign is an alternative to wire braces that uses transparent, incremental aligners to adjust teeth. It is manufactured by Align Technology, a multinational medical device company headquartered in San Jose, California.
OTHER TREAMENTS & SERVICES PERFORMED FOR CHIILDREN
- CROSSBITE CORRECTION
- HEAD GEAR APPLIANCE
- TOOTH ERUPTION MONITORING
1. CROSSBITE CORRECTION
In this treatment teeth which are in crossbite are corrected with a removable appliance(plate with wires). This treatment usually requires a very short period of 2 to 6 weeks varying on a case to case basis.
What is crossbite?
Usually the upper teeth are outside of the lower teeth. When this is reversed, it is known as cross bite.
2. HEAD GEAR APPLIANCE
This appliance is used to correct growth defects in children and redirect growth
3. TOOTH ERUPTION MONITORING
The milk teeth fall at different ages and their correct sequence is important to enable the permanent teeth to erupt in the correct fashion. We at MODERN DENTAL centre monitor the dental eruption from childhood to teen age to ensure teeth erupt at the right time and in the correct space
SOME ERUPTION ABNORMALITIES ARE
Lower permanent teeth erupting in the wrong place due to insufficient space or milk teeth not having fallen off.
Upper extra tooth (called mesio dens) erupting in the palate.