BRACES/ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT IN ADULTS

With ever-increasing desire to look picture perfect and beautiful, the demand of braces in adults is increasing with every day. People nowadays are very conscious of how they look and especially very particular about their facial appearance and smile. Gone are the days when it used to be considered that braces can be used only in young children and you cannot have braces when you grow up.

 

orthodontic treatment

 

Treating a patient at early age when dentofacial growth is active has numerous benefits such as scope for growth modification,  scope for prevention and interception of developing occlusssal problems and harnessing natural growth forces in a young child compared to an adult. Also the treatment carried out at an early age avoids psychological disturbances as a result of coping with full fledged malocclusion.

Orthodontic Treatment carried out during adolescence or still later in an adult has certain drawbacks like the treatment carried out in in adult patients cannot make use of growth potential. At the same time, most skeletal malocclusion indicated for orthognathic surgery are to be treated after growth completion so as avoid recurrent growth changes associated with  continuation of abnormal growth pattern.   The treatment options in adults are limited to moving teeth and surgery.

Young patient exhibits increased vascularity and cellularity of the periodontal membrane and bone as compared to older patient. Patients of younger age are hence more responsive to orthodontic force, which makes it possible to move teeth faster. Most of the orthodontic corrections are effectively carried out during the growth period. Due to this fact that younger growing patient react more favorably to treatment.  It is nevertheless possible to move teeth in older patient by altering the force magnitude and duration. As adult exhibits greater density of bone, orthodontic tooth movement is much slower.

 

orthodontics treatment

 

There are various reasons for increase in adult patients demanding braces because of Improved appliance design and placement techniques, Innovations in material research such as ceramic brackets & tooth coloured wires and management of skeletal dysplasias with advanced orthognathic surgical techniques.  

INDICATIONS FOR ADULT ORTHODONTICS ARE to improve tooth periodontal tissue relationship, to improve spaces to provide normal tooth-to-tooth contact and to satisfy the esthetic desire.

CONTRAINDICATIONS FOR ADULT ORTHODONTICS are Local and systemic diseases, Alveolar bone loss, Poor prognosis and lack of patient motivation.

Porcelain Veneers for a Beautiful Smile

Porcelain veneers

Porcelain Veneers

Dental treatments have advanced to the extent that it can transform every bit of imperfection of your facial look and especially your smile. Porcelain veneers are a revolution which helps you wear the most beautiful, natural smile confidently every day.

What are porcelain veneers?

Porcelain veneers are the ultra-thin sheet of dental porcelain which are placed over the tooth with the help of an adhesive bond. These veneers are placed towards the facial side of teeth so as to create the perfect new smile for you.

Whereas the traditional veneers used to require reduction in the existing tooth structure so as to fit the veneer, the all new porcelain veneer is very quick as it requires almost negligible or no tooth preparation for its application.

Where does Porcelain Veneers fit into creating Your Perfect Smile?

Porcelain Veneers are the right solution when you are looking for cosmetic alterations without going for invasive dental procedures. Here are some of the aspects where porcelain veneers are the quick-fix solution to your dental imperfections.

discolored and cracked teeth

Yellow and discolored teeth: If your teeth are yellow and discolored, and the whitening treatments are doing not giving any satisfactory results, then porcelain veneers are definitely going to be your perfect partners.

Cracked and chipped teeth: Porcelain veneers help in concealing and repairing the cracks and chips that exist in your teeth.

Crooked Teeth and Uneven Gums

Crooked teeth: These veneers offer a great solution for the crooked teeth and gaps between teeth. They are the pain-free alternative to braces.

Uneven gums: If your gums are unevenly visible during your smile, it helps in minimizing the appearance of gums and thus alters your smile.

What makes porcelain veneers more popular?

Porcelain veneers are an easy solution to fulfill your dental needs and getting a beautiful smile. These are made by initially taking impressions of your teeth. Further custom veneers made of porcelain are manufactured for you on the basis of the tooth impressions taken. These veneers are then placed on outer side of your tooth without making much change to your existing tooth. An adhesive bond is used to fix these porcelain veneers in place. Most interesting part about this treatment is that it does not require too many sittings at the dental clinic.

Beautiful Smile

What care you should take?

Beautiful looks need maintenance too. With your all new, beautiful smile, it is very important to take proper care of keeping your mouth clean. Also, you should get the routine examination done so that the dentist can ensure that your teeth are in healthy state. Dental hygiene is a very critical part which needs to be maintained to avoid tooth decay and break down.

Choose your dentist carefully to get a durable, long lasting treatment for your beautiful smiles. Schedule your interview with Chandigarh Dentistry today!