Orthodontic treatment adresses improper alignement , or malocclusions, and it varies widely frompatient to patient.
Some treatments may take a few months while others may take several years.
On average , typical treatment takes between 15 and 24 months.
A retainer will be placed after removing the braces. Reatiners help make sure your teeth ‘remember’ theis new position. Some retainer are removable others are permanently attached to the back oy your teeth.
While wisdomteeth will not harm a straight smile achieved trough orthodontic work, removing them may still be recommended to ensure the overall health of your mouth.
Is a dental appliance used to expand the palate and to correct the bite that either has a crossbite or a narrow upper arch.
It widens the upper jaw to create space for permanent teeth. Rpe is usually worn for 6 to 9 months.
Sleepapnea is a sleepdisorder in which your breathing is repeatedly interrupted during sleep.
These breathing pauses typically last between 10 to 20 seconds and can happen from 5 to over 100 times per hour.
Gasping for air during sleep
Awakening with a dry mouth
Difficulty concentrating during the day
For mild sleep apnea , non cpap options include lifestyle changes ( weight loss and excercise ) and fitted mouthpieces that adjust the lower jaw and keep the tongue from blocking the airways. ( read more about MAD).