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If you’re suffering from misaligned teeth and bad bites, then you might need orthodontic or orthopedic treatment. We all know that having a bad bite or a crooked smile can affect our social interactions; having a straight smile can give you confidence and good self-esteem. At Orleans Gardens Dental Centre, we want you to have the best smile, which is why our dentists in Orleans provide orthodontic and orthopedic treatments for your dental needs. 

What is malocclusion?

Malocclusion is the medical term for ‘bad bites’, which are a dental condition describing the improper alignment of a patient's two dental arches. It’s when the upper teeth and lower teeth don't come together properly. Parents should keep a close tab on their child’s teeth alignment, when in the process of growing a new set of teeth replacing his/her old milk teeth. Mild cases of malocclusions usually do not cause any discomfort or functional problems, but the treatment of ‘bad bites’ can increase the aesthetic value of your teeth.

Why do people have bad bites?

Some people may suffer from bad bites due to the following causes: 

  • Heredity 
  • Difference in the size of your upper and lower jaw
  • Difference in the size of of your teeth 
  • Lost teeth, extra teeth or impacted teeth 
  • Birth defects, like cleft palates 
  • Misalignment of jaw repair after an injury 
  • Childhood habits like thumb sucking, extended pacifier use or tongue thrusting
 

What is orthodontics?

Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that corrects teeth and jaws that are positioned improperly. Crooked teeth and teeth that do not fit together correctly are harder to keep clean, and are at risk of being lost early due to tooth decay and periodontal disease. Our orthodontist in Orleans uses orthodontic braces or Invisalign to fix your teeth. 

 

What is orthopedics?

Meanwhile, orthopedics is the study of the human musculoskeletal system. It tries to trace inventive ways in which problems of the musculoskeletal system can be diagnosed and successfully treated. It is a particular field of medicine which focuses on muscles, bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves in the body. 

 

You can treat ‘bad bites’ at our dental clinic in Orleans once a thorough inspection is conducted by our dentists, who will then decide which method is best suited for a particular case. While we align your teeth, you can also get rid of other dental problems like overcrowding of teeth and disproportionate jaw interactions. At our clinic you will always receive quality orthodontics & orthopaedics solutions ranging from full or partial braces to appliance based treatments. 

 

Contact our dental facility based in Orleans, Ontario to learn more about orthodontic or orthopedic treatments, or set up an appointment online

Last Updated On 2021-07-28