Recommendations for orthodontics Recommendations for orthodontics 1. Hospital selection for orthodontics should be carefully considered. In orthodontics, initial treatment planning is important and it takes a long time to complete the treatment therefore you should choose a hospital and dentist that you can trust. It is possible to find qualified orthodontists through Korean Society of orthodontics. 2. It is important to get en..
When is the right time for my child to do orthodontic treatment? When is the right time for my child to do orthodontic treatment? Parents will be worried if their child’s teeth are not aligned. For the purpose of orthodontic treatment, it improves the function of the teeth and makes it beautiful esthetically by arranging the teeth properly so that it guides facial and jaw to grow in the right shape. It is good for the child to start orthodontic treatment at a..
True/Misconception about orthodontics 05 True/Misconception about orthodontics ▶ Do you think you are too old to get braces? As over 60% of orthodontic patient are adults, an increasing number of adults are getting braces regardless of age. The oral status of patients is used to determine whether they are eligible to get braces. You have already spent too much time considering orthodontics, so now you can begin. However, just one th..
Proper dental care for orthodontics 04 Proper dental care for orthodontics When orthodontic appliances are attached to the teeth, it requires special care because inevitably some food particles easily become trapped in the braces, which may lead to tooth decay, discoloration, gum inflammation, etc… Taking the time and effort to keep your teeth strong and clean is important. During orthodontic treatment, you need to use orthodontic..
What happens while wearing braces? 03 What happens while wearing braces? ▶ You can expect tooth pain. For the first 3~7 days once you have braces, you may experience toothache. This is normal, as your jaw surrounding the teeth tends to move into the right position. There is no need to worry about it. ▶ Braces adjustment is necessary. When the appliance is attached for the first time or is replaced with a new one, essentially the ..
Precautions during orthodontic treatment 02 Precautions during orthodontic treatment ▶Care of Appliances Orthodontic appliances can easily fall off or break due to delicate structures. In order to prevent breakage during the treatment, you need to avoid hard and sticky foods or biting too hard. The duration of orthodontic treatment could be prolonged if a bracket falls off or breaks. - Eat foods such as meat and carrots by first cuttin..
Duration of orthodontic treatment & frequency of visits 01 Duration of orthodontic treatment & frequency of visits ▶How long does orthodontic treatment take? Orthodontic treatment usually requires long period of time unlike other dental treatments. Since oral condition and structure vary from person to person, the length of treatment time also varies. The average patient will take 12 to 18 months to complete the treatment. Do you think the length is ..
Best and worst foods for dental braces Best and worst foods for dental braces Many people recently seek orthodontic treatment for healthy living and aesthetic. So today we are going to learn about best and worst foods to prevent damage by breaking the braces off and bending the wires while you are undergoing dental braces. At the early stage of orthodontic treatment, the teeth become week while the moment forces are applied to move t..