A beautiful smile and straight teeth are the dream of each of us. When your teeth are deviate, protruding or underbite, to correct this problem braces are not the only choice. So how to straighten your teeth without braces? It depends on your specific situation.
Some measures to straighten your teeth without braces.
Limit crowded teeth. If your teeth are only slightly deviation, you can use orthotics tray or function instrument to improve the problem.
Erroneous bite. Modifying an abnormal bite requires that the device calibrate your jaw position.
The palate is less developed or the upper jaw narrow. Use the method of expanding the upper jaw to create more space for your teeth to grow in the right place.
Your orthodontist will know how to straighten your teeth without braces based on specific situations. And no matter what method you follow. Make sure your oral hygiene is always good to keep your teeth healthy..
Retainers, orthodontic trays in the method to straighten your teeth without braces
Fixed retainer: for example the system maintains the teeth. The archwire are fixed by dental cement to the inside of each tooth. Helps prevent the movement of teeth over time, while helping to correct the bite and make teeth alignment.
Fixed retainer is a good long-term solution, however inconvenience is that you can’t manually adjust it.
Hawley retainer: This is a device that can be removable very convenient. They are made from metal archwire and acrylic molding according to the individual style of each patient.
This device can be applied to the upper and lower jaw for correcting and straighten teeth. Avoid situations that cause openings in the process of moving teeth.
Removable retainer is a great choice for those who just want to orthodontic but also want to hide them. By simple operation, remove the instrument from the mouth in special situations such as partying. And add a note that they are easy to lose if you do not pay attention, and have to spend more money to remake the new.
Some of the special functional instrument in the method to straighten your teeth without braces
Herbst appliance, which reduces deep bite, specializes in short lower jaw problems. This device push the lower jaw to the front, calibrates the bite, creating contact between the two jaw together.
Herbst appliance is a system of fixed bands on the upper molars and lower molars, then linked by metal bars that push the jaw. The duration of use of this type usually about 1 year, the doctor will often check and adjust the most suitable move.
Headgear appliances, another type of functional device, also helps to adjust the teeth in protruding teeth case. When the upper teeth are overhanging, the doctor may apply the device to move both the teeth and jaw to the correct position. Babies will need to wear the device during certain times of the day.
This functional devices have been shown to have the disadvantage that it takes a long time to see the results of facial orthopedic.
The upper jaw expander instrument is used in conjunction to straighten your teeth without braces.
If your child has a small palate compared to the required perimeter that the teeth need to grow properly, the orthodontist will attach a expander instrument to the baby’s jaw teeth.
This instrument dilates the palate, extends the upper jaw to allow enough space for teeth to grow, or move to the correct position.
The composition of this device is very easy to imagine. Both sides (right and left) of the instrument will be fixed to the molars. In the middle, there is a function lock to increase and decrease the expansion, and is adjusted by a dedicated screw.
The progress of each period that the screw adjustment increase will be done accordingly. The patient will feel a little uncomfortable because his jaw is being enlarged.
In general, the orthodontic treatment is no longer strange to each of us. And orthodontics early if your child has dental manifestations grow deviation. Early control will help your baby’s teeth grow stronger, and when growing up, it does not cost too much to be treated.
If you need more tips on how to straighten your teeth without braces. Please contact the orthodontist of our clinic.
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