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 […]

Cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the function) of a person’s teeth, gums and/or bite. It primarily focuses on improvement dental aesthetics in color, position, shape, size, alignment and overall smile appearance. Types Cosmetic dentistry may involve: 1) Addition of a […]

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 […]