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Malocclusion treatment.

Malocclusion is not only aesthetic problem; malocclusion causes numerous gum and oral cavity diseases.

The causes of malocclusion development are heredity, chronic diseases, bad habits, premature extraction of baby teeth, inborn toothlessness.
Knowing the main signs of physiological occlusion (anatomic occlusion) and occlusion pathologies, you can evaluate the state of your tooth and jaw system on your own and if necessary visit an orthodontist timely.
An orthodontist can define your type of occlusion, detect the anomaly and administer treatment. Orthodontists diagnose, prevent and treat uneven teeth and malocclusion. A qualified orthodontist can correct occlusion and make a patient's smile better at any age.

We recommend that parents bring their children for an orthodontic checkup when the child is no older than 7 years old, which will make it possible to prevent malocclusion problems on the stage of tooth formation. Here are some reasons which signal of the necessity for a child to see an orthodontist: early loss of baby teeth, difficulties in chewing, speech defects, cheek biting, protruding teeth, teeth that don't occlude properly or do not occlude at all, face asymmetry.

There are several methods of malocclusion treatment.
Removable orthodontic trainers are used to correct malocclusion in young children (aged 5–10).
The most popular method of malocclusion correction in adults and adolescents is braces treatment. Various types of braces are used to treat malocclusion: metal braces, invisible sapphire and ceramic braces, lingual braces, and combined braces systems.

Braces treatment take rather a long period of time, but the results are worth the effort, your teeth will become irresistible.

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Dental braces.

Do you dream of having an even tooth alignment, are you tired of covering your smile? It is time you started wearing braces.
Today more than ever Hollywood smile cult defines our lifestyle, and wearing braces has become a symbol of prosperity, wealth and desire for success.

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Posterior (distal) occlusion.

Posterior occlusion is one of the most complex ones in terms of orthodontic treatment. The most difficult thing is that few dentists know how to treat distal occlusion. In the overwhelming number of cases, orthodontists insist on the removal of upper jaw teeth to treat this type of malocclusion.

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Anterior occlusion.

Anterior bite or progeny is characterized by upper jaw body underdevelopment, protruding lower jaw and chin. Teeth overlap in reverse, that is, upper teeth overlap lower teeth. The signs of anterior bite are so conspicuous that it cannot be confused with any other pathology.

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Deep occlusion.

Deep bite belongs to a group of vertical anomalies. Deep bite has very characteristic, pronounced symptoms in the mouth. It is characterized by a significant overlap of the upper front teeth over lower ones and the absence of cutting and cuspal interference between them.

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Abocclusion.

Abocclusion is one of the most difficult bites in terms of orthodontic treatment. Abocclusion is characterized by non-joining of front or lateral teeth. In the past years orthodontists strongly refused to treat abocclusion, because they lacked the knowledge and possibilities.

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Cross-bite occlusion.

Cross-bite occlusion is characterized by a wrong (reverse) overlap of the upper teeth against the lower teeth. Cross-bite can occur on one or both sides, in front or lateral part of the jaws. Patients with cross bite find it nearly impossible to eat properly and adequately as they can chew food only using one side of the mouth.

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Direct occlusion.

Many patients and doctors do not consider direct bite to be a pathology, but only as long as the patient's teeth do not turn into an evenly flat worn-out platforms. Direct bite is characterized by zero overlapping of anterior teeth, whereas normal upper teeth should overlap lower teeth by 1/3 of their crown length.

Dental crowding.

Dental crowding is not just a cosmetic flaw. Dental crowding is sure to give you gum and other periodontal tissue problems. Crowded and misplaced teeth are particularly vulnerable to decay due to the constant plaque accumulation. In this case, we have a kind of a vicious circle: plaque causes tooth decay and inflammation of the gums due to dental crowding.

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Adontia (edentia, anodontia).

Adontia is complete or partial absence of teeth. Adontia can occur at any age, which means in milk, mixed or permanent occlusion. In other words, the patient who is missing at least one tooth is diagnosed with adontia. Teeth can be removed because of dental diseases or not erupt at all. Logically, edentulous patients should be referred to a prosthetist, i.e. an orthopedic dentist, to restore the dentition continuity.

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How to maintain an orthodontic result.

Maintaining the result is an important stage of orthodontic treatment completion. Your treatment is not complete immediately after taking-off the braces, you have to continue your orthodontic treatment. There are various options how to maintain the result after taking-off the braces: dental splinting, retainer fabrication, flexible trays, trainers, etc.

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Mouth-guard tooth straightening.

Then your solution is to visit an orthodontist to get an invisible tooth straightening mouth-guard. Transparent mouth-guards will help you to get a perfect smile without wearing braces. There is no enamel damage, poor hygiene, rubbing mucous membrane by braces elements.

Diastema, trema.

Diastema is a visible space between the central incisors. It is believed that diastema adds certain charm to a person, but many do not like such a special appeal.

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Additional teeth in orthodontics.

Additional teeth in the mouth require orthodontic correction. In this case an orthodontist has to meet the major challenge, deciding whether to remove or not to remove an additional tooth. Since correct occlusion means a complete set of teeth, it is obvious that an additional tooth will have to be removed.

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Orthodontic prosthetic pretreatment.

In the modern world a person may get to know that they need orthodontic treatment when they are 40 or 50 years old. When young a lot of people didn't treat malocclusions, and there were few specialists who understood orthodontics in the past . And when it comes to crowning a tooth or making dentures, it turns out that a dentist cannot accomplish this task because of the patient's malocclusion. Only natural teeth can be crooked and misplaced.

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Impacted tooth.

Impacted teeth are the teeth that could not erupt on their own in due time and in the correct position in the tooth alignment. Impacted teeth are most often diagnosed by means of orthopantomography. They can be identified by an orthodontist or an attentive dentist. In all the circumstances, there is a need for an X-ray image.

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Lingual braces.

That's right, no one but you and your dentist will notice that you have such a miracle in your mouth. We don't mean aesthetic braces that are virtually invisible to others, we are talking about the braces that are not bonded to the tooth front surface at all. In contrast to conventional vestibular braces