Orthodontics is a treatment that deals with straightening or moving teeth that are not positioned correctly. Teeth that do not fit together are very hard to clean and are prone to tooth decay and stress on the chewing muscles that will lead to headaches. Orthodontic treatment will, therefore, improve the appearance of the teeth, cater for the long term health of the jaw and gums and greatly improve one’s appearance.
The specialists in the Orthodontics field are known as orthodontists.
Your orthodontist will have to do a full medical exam that will include a clinical review, special X-rays, and photographs so that he can come up with the right treatment for you.
Some situations that make you a candidate for orthodontic treatment are: