MALOCCLUCION AND MISALIGNMENT OF TEETH CORRECTION WITH BRACES
Alignment of teeth and correction of malocclusion are essential for oral health and beauty. Many young patients need advices or treatment from orthodontist. Also for adults it is never to late to correct teeth alignment or treat dental occlusion. Inheritance, harmful habits in childhood, respiratory illnesses, periodontal tissue illnesses are just some of the reasons causingmalocclusion.
The most advanced orthodontic treatment methods are applied in the clinic: individual functional braces, self-ligating braces, ceramic braces, lingual braces, mini implants. Face-jaw surgeon, doctor of medical sciences D. Razukevichius consults patients about orthognathic surgery.
Orthognathic surgery (greek „orthos“ means straight, and „gnathos“ means jaw) is surgery to correct conditions of the jaw and face related structure, malocclusion problems owing to skeletal disharmonies, or other orthodontic problems that cannot be easily treated with braces. Duringsurgery, one or both jaws are moved to correct location with further opportunity to obtain regular occlusion. Besides, with jaw forward, backward, upward or downward shift, together move soft tissues of a face, i.e. chin, lips and nose tip, face height is changed. Therefore, when jaw gets correct location, face profile becomes straight with harmonic features.
Before and after