Pseudo orthodontists or Fake Orthodontist…

What are Pseudo orthodontists or Fake orthodontists ? Pseudo orthodontists are practicing dentist who don’t have any legitimate M.D.S degree in orthodontics but practice orthodontics. What are the dangers posed by such practitioners ? As the field of orthodontia highly technique sensitive, vast and divergent it needs high degree of skill and knowledge to predict […]

Malocclusion of teeth or Misaligned teeth

Malocclusion means the teeth are not aligned properly. Causes Occlusion refers to the alignment of teeth and the way that the upper and lower teeth fit together (bite). The upper teeth should fit slightly over the lower teeth. The points of the molars should fit the grooves of the opposite molar. The upper teeth keep […]

What is orthodontics ?

Orthodontics is a dental science which deals with correction or irregular teeth and jaws. Dentist specialized in orthodontics is called as a orthodontist. Different treatment modalities achieved through orthodontics are : Crowding in teeth Spacing in teeth Excessive deep bite Open bite Prognathic jaw Retrognathic jaw What may be the consequences of not treating a […]