Orthodontic treatment Toronto & Markham

You may need to get orthodontic treatment if you have any of these conditions:

•Breathing problems – Mouth breathing.

Cross bite – One or more upper teeth bite inside the lower teeth (towards the tongue).

Crowding – Involving extra teeth or malpositioned teeth.

•Deep Overbite – The lower front teeth bite into the upper tissue of the upper teeth.

•Disfiguring of the face & mouth – Affects the development of the jaw and position of the teeth.

•Jaw & jaw joint pain.

Missing or extra teeth.

Open bite.

•Over jet– Upper teeth that protrude beyond normal and are usually associated with a short lower jaw.

Rotated teeth.

•Spacing between teeth.

•Speech, chewing or biting problems.

•Under bite– Lower jaw is longer than the upper jaw.

Your first couple of visits may include the following:

Medical and dental history evaluation/ Castings or "molds" of your teeth/photography of your face and mouth and X-rays of the teeth and jaws.

After planning, your orthodontist will design and apply braces or fabricate custom-made appliances for you.

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The treatment involves visiting your orthodontist on a regular basis to adjust and to ensure successful treatment.

When treatment is completed, the braces and/or appliances are removed and a new appliance is made.  This retainer is removable and will maintain the changes made to your teeth.

Treatment duration is depending on each individual case. 

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