Dental care and hygiene are extremely important. Poor oral health can lead to all sorts of general health problems, especially through the digestive system. It is therefore extremely important to visit a dentist regularly to make sure that your teeth, gums and the rest of your mouth are in good condition.
However, a lot of people – people with otherwise perfectly healthy teeth and mouths – visit a special type of dentist to straighten and fix crooked teeth. This type of dentist is known as an orthodontist, and they specialise in treating orthodontic problems. That is, problems which involve things like crooked teeth, bad bites and misaligned teeth.
What Are Orthodontic Treatments?
Orthodontic treatments, or orthodontics, are treatments which are designed to fix orthodontic problems. Some of the more popular treatments include: