Banding in orthodontics is the process of attaching metal bands, usually made of stainless steel, to the molars.
The bonding process in orthodontics refers to the process of attaching orthodontic brackets to teeth using a special adhesive.
Debonding is the process of removing the brackets and adhesive from the teeth at the end of orthodontic treatment.
Although emergencies are rare, if they do occur, our team will respond promptly.
Impressions are a common procedure in orthodontics where a mold or imprint of the teeth and surrounding tissues is taken using a special material.
Interceptive treatment, also known as early treatment, is orthodontic treatment for children in two phases to address developing orthodontic problems.
Interproximal Reduction (IPR), also known as enamel stripping, is a dental procedure in which small amounts of enamel are removed from the sides of adjacent teeth to create additional space for orthodontic treatment.
Maintaining good oral hygiene is crucial when wearing braces to prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and bad breath. Patients with braces should brush and floss regularly and use additional tools such as interdental brushes and water flossers to clean between brackets and wires.
Orthodontic adjustment is a procedure in which an orthodontist makes necessary changes or modifications to braces, wires, or other appliances to help move teeth into their proper position. This adjustment typically occurs during regularly scheduled appointments every 4-6 weeks during orthodontic treatment.
Orthodontic records are comprehensive information and documentation that an orthodontist gathers from a patient, including photographs, x-rays, models of teeth, and other diagnostic information, to plan and monitor orthodontic treatment progress.
Two-Phase treatment is a comprehensive orthodontic approach involving two separate treatment phases. The first phase usually begins when a child is between 7 and 10 years old and is designed to correct skeletal discrepancies and promote proper jaw growth. The second phase of treatment begins after the remaining permanent teeth have erupted and focus on tooth alignment and bite correction.
Orthodontic wax is a soft and pliable material made from natural waxes, such as beeswax or paraffin wax, that is used to provide temporary relief from the discomfort and irritation caused by braces. It is placed over the brackets and wires to create a barrier between the braces and the inside of the mouth, preventing irritation and sore spots.