The branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention and correction of irregular teeth, as by means of braces. The treatment of irregularities in the teeth (especially of alignment and occlusion) and jaws, including the use of braces. An orthodontist is a specialist in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. They undergo additional years of specialized education beyond dental school to learn the proper way of aligning and straightening teeth to deliver both function and aesthetics.
Dr. Roberto specializes in barely visible treatments using the latest orthodontic technology. Lingual Braces, low friction braces, clear aligners (Invisaling), ceramic braces. Dr. Roberto’s crafted and tailored treatments are carried out with gentle precision. A specialist in barely noticeable orthodontic treatments, she works to provide comfortable and discreet solutions to your needs.
Problems with teeth can be inherited or caused by factors such as:
Crowded or spaced teeth
Irregular position of teeth (ectopic teeth)
Extra or missing teeth (hypodontia)
Dental disease such as decay or gum disease
Premature loss of baby teeth
Accidents or trauma
Benerfits of Orthodontics:
Good appearance, great smile and improved self esteem
Straight teeth are easier to clean reducing the risk of decay and gum disease
Reduced risk of accidental injury to protruding teeth
Re-arranging teeth to improve the bite
Elimination of stress on jaw joints and abnormal tooth wear
Preparation of teeth for future restorative care