For example, buying a supplemental plan that covers orthodontics might not be useful to you if you have no children who are likely to need braces.
Orthodontics is a specialized branch of dentistry that diagnoses, prevents, and treats dental and facial irregularities called malocclusions.
The orthodontist may be able to perform preventative or interceptive orthodontics that can reduce or eliminate the need for braces later.
Humans have attempted to straighten teeth for thousands of years before orthodontics became a dental specialty in 1900.
Orthodontics includes dentofacial orthopedics, which is used to correct problems involving the growth of the jaw.
Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that manages the growth and correction of dental and facial structures.
Orthodontics - using braces and retainers to gradually move teeth that are crooked or crowded.
The most famous study was published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Oral Surgery.
Interceptive orthodontics-Preventative orthodontics; early, simpler orthodontic treatment.
Oakland Dental Center practices family dentistry as well as orthodontics.