What is Orthodontics ?
With orthodontic treatment, besides having a beautiful smile, chewing ability and healthy teeth are obtained. A healthy and beautiful smile is an important factor in perceiving a person as an intelligent, effective and easy communicator.
Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. The main purpose of orthodontics is to prevent the formation of disorders related to the teeth, jaw and face area. At the same time, it is a specialty that aims to stop the progression of existing disorders, to treat them, to protect oral dental health and to provide a good aesthetic function (biting, chewing, speaking, laughing).
How Long Does Orthodontic Treatment Take ?
The duration of orthodontic treatment depends on many factors. However, the most important factor affecting the duration of orthodontic treatment is the severity of the orthodontic problem. Although the average treatment period is 18 months, the duration of treatment can vary between 8-30 months depending on the severity of the problem.