Orthodontics is the treatment that helps to reposition the badly positioned teeth, besides the mouth and the muscles of the face. Any kind of change in one of these parts can impair speech, facial aesthetics and even swallow and breathing. Treatment varies according to the patient's case. It can take 6 to 36 months.
The fixed orthodontic appliance is the most common treatment for tooth alignment and bites correction. Currently, there are several options for brackets: metal, porcelain, and self-ligating.
Before starting the treatment the patient needs a dental check-up. After this, the orthodontist will know wich the best way treatement for patient and which bracket the according with needs and desires of the patient.