Is it Necessary to Get Orthodontic Treatment

If you have healthy teeth without any problems and you take much care of your teeth then it is not necessary to get an orthodontic treatment. But you should get an orthodontic treatment if you have problems like extra teeth and spacing.

With the help of orthodontic treatment you can make your teeth healthy and strong. If you have any teeth problem, this treatment will help you in curing that.

Following is the list of problems which makes it necessary to get an orthodontic treatment:

  • Malocclusion:

If your teeth are not properly lined up inside your mouth then you have this problem.Malocclusion affects your biting, eating and chewing by making it difficult or uncomfortable. There are many solutions for its treatment like braces, tooth reshaping and oral surgery.

  1. Over bites: Over bite is very common. It occurs when upper teeth or jaw protrudes over lower teeth. It can make your chewing difficult. It can be treated easily in teenage years as compared to adult years.
  2. Under bites: Opposite to Over bites, It occurs when your lower teeth or jaw protrudes over upper teeth. It makes difficult to bite and chew.
  3. Cross bites: Cross bite occurs when the upper teeth bite inside the lower teeth rather than outside. This can be due to misalignment of jaws.
  4. Open Bites: It forms when teeth and jaws do not come together when you bite. It forms an open space between your upper and lower teeth.
  • Spacing:

Many oral health problems caused by the spaces or gaps between the teeth. The spaces expose your gums due to which they can get damage easily. This also makes it difficult to brush your teeth. Braces can help you in bringing teeth close together and to fill the spaces between them.

  • Crowding:

It is a common problem. Crowding occurs when there is not enough space in your mouth for the teeth or when your jaw is too small or when your teeth are too big. It causes difficulty in brushing and cleaning the teeth. Contacting a good Orthodontist and getting orthodontic treatment can help you in fixing this problem.

  • Protruding:

It is similar to over bite but to a significant degree. This can make difficult for you to close your lips completely. It commonly happens to upper teeth as compared to lower teeth. It can cause serious problems in future if it is not treated at the right time.

  • Tooth Grinding:

This is a common problem happens with people of all ages. Grinding your teeth can cause damage to the enamel and cause other oral problems. It can also wear down your teeth. Regular dental checkups can find out the problem because it may not cause any symptoms. It can happen even when you are sleeping, it happens with baby teeth as well as permanent teeth. If you find out this problem then you should take an orthodontic treatment as soon as possible.