Corrective Orthodontic Models

Corrective Orthodontic Models

Invisible Orthodontics:

They are transparent splints that correct bad mouth occlusions and align the teeth. Made to measure for the patient and almost invisible at first glance.

Orthodontics With Aesthetic Brackets: 

Fixed appliances that are imposed on the teeth to correct the effect of bites and improve dental aesthetics. They were originally made of metal but today they are made of materials that make them practically invisible.

Ceramic Brackets: 

Made of ceramic materials the color of the tooth and very resistant.

Polysulfone Brackets: 

They consist of a polysulfone-based plastic composition, providing a high level of performance in orthodontic treatment. One of using this type of corrector is that it can be used for more serious overbite cases, thus preventing abrasions that are usually derived from the friction of the teeth and the bracket.

Corrective Orthodontic Models

Removable Brackets: 

Also known as SAR or rapid alignment system. Various studies claim that it is one of the fastest techniques to correct dental misalignment.

Lingual Orthodontics: 

The brackets are arranged on the inside of the teeth, on the lingual side, so they go completely unnoticed at a glance.

Treatment With Cosmetic Braces

The first is to go to the dental center for guidance and advice on each case. Everything must be treated in a personal and individualized way as each patient is unique. An X-ray will be carried out to assess the state of the teeth, both at a health and aesthetic level.

A detailed study of the patient’s needs will then be carried out to be able to advise them on what type of corrector they need and the duration of treatment. With all this data, you can get a very rough idea of the entire process and its follow-up, step by step.

Once the decision to start orthodontic treatment with the type of cosmetic brackets chosen has been made, it is when it can be said that the process begins with all the guarantees of obtaining the best results.

What cannot be ignored is that these treatments take time and you should not be in a hurry or suffer from stress. Setting the ultimate goal of achieving a beautiful and healthy smile in your mind should be the only idea that should be on your mind.

Less Wear On The Teeth.

When the teeth are aligned, their collision with each other is, to put it simply, natural. However, when they are crowded or crooked there is no harmony in the bite. These causes wear and tear on these teeth which will end up making them weaker and prone to more oral diseases. Orthodontics will correct defects and positional irregularities in those teeth.

Less Risk Of Tooth Decay.

 It is very common for people with crowded teeth to have more cavities. The reason is simple: it is not easy to clean your teeth when they have unnatural nooks and crannies where food debris can collect. Simply, neither toothbrushes nor dental floss is designed for this.

Less Risk Of Periodontal Disease. 

Together with the greater predisposition to suffer cavities, patients with defective dental occlusion may also have a higher risk of contracting periodontal diseases such as gingivitis or periodontitis due to the accumulation of dental plaque in places that are difficult to access.

Less Tooth Mobility And Tooth Sensitivity.

 It is another of the consequences if the teeth are not in place. Logically, they weaken and begin to move. With orthodontic treatment, it is also possible to end cases of tooth sensitivity. Remember that tooth sensitivity occurs because there are stimuli that come into direct contact with the dentin that is in communication with the dental pulp. The pulp has nerve endings and, hence, that unpleasant sensation of pain when we drink something cold, hot, sweet, or sour. For example, when a tooth is mounted on another, it is very easy that part of that tooth is not well covered by gums and, therefore, that tooth sensitivity appears.

Less Bruxism. 

Grinding the teeth is indeed associated with stress problems, but it is also true that part of the problem may be in poor occlusion, that is, the upper and lower teeth do not fit properly. Orthodontics can solve or improve a condition such as bruxism, fortunately, more and more diagnosed and treated.

Less Back, Head, And Ear Pain. 

Many patients are surprised when they find that their teeth are corrected, they have much less back, ear, and headache pain. Think that if today there is harmony in your bite you will be tensing the entire area when you eat and do not forget that the head, ear, and cervical muscles are closely related. There are even postural problems in minors that are related to the lack of good orthodontic treatment.

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The Importance Of Follow-up Appointments With Your Orthodontist

The Importance Of Follow-up Appointments With Your Orthodontist

Once orthodontic treatment has started, the cooperation of the patient with the orthodontist is essential. One of the aspects in which this cooperation is fundamental is in the activation, at regular intervals, of the forces that we apply to the dentition and/or the jaws. The teeth and jaws move when we apply forces on them in the right direction and magnitude.

It has been proven that the most effective forces for movement are smooth and continuous, which is why it is necessary to activate them in successive control appointments to maintain the gentle and constant pressure necessary for the treatment to develop normally. The gentler the forces, the less discomfort will be for the patient, and an absence from follow-up appointments can never be made up with a greater applied force.

Although it seems that orthodontic treatment is carried out during adolescence or at an early age, there has indeed been a considerable increase in the number of adults who decide to follow orthodontic treatment. From Clínica Dental Dr. Montané we want to dedicate today’s article to explain what aesthetic orthodontics consists of.

The Importance Of Follow-up Appointments With Your Orthodontist

In recent years, new techniques have appeared to improve the already typical and well-known dental appliances or also called brackets. These aesthetic brackets are made of different materials to provide greater effectiveness and an almost invisible aesthetic effect.

This type of corrector has advantages over others that fulfill the same function and which would be the following:

• Aesthetic level of high value compared to the traditional ones.

• Being almost invisible, the patient tolerates discreetly wearing them.

• Treatment times are the same as usual.

• The price is affordable so it does not differ.

• These brackets cause a decrease in allergic reactions to the metal of the classic correctors.

• Avoid dental wear and problems derived from poor occlusion.

We say that cooperation is essential because not going to control appointments can delay the completion and even influence the final result of orthodontic treatment. Our team of dentists specialized in orthodontics want the same thing as you: that you recover your dental health and your smile as soon as possible, it is therefore essential that you do not miss any control appointment and that you go to all of them as we will indicate in our orthodontic clinic.

Check-up appointments with your orthodontist are essential for the success of the treatment

The frequency of follow-up appointments varies depending on the problem the patient presents and also on the chosen orthodontic system. The cooperation of the patient is also more necessary when it comes to attending these appointments if they have any special pathology, such as periodontal disease in adults.

 When you go to our exclusive orthodontic clinic, we will carry out a clinical examination to determine the most convenient type of treatment, proposing a second appointment to take complete records in case orthodontics indicated it. After it, we will proceed to comment on your case in a personalized and individualized way, evaluating various orthodontic treatment proposals and their characteristics.

Finally, we will proceed to the placement of the pertinent appliances and we will establish the control appointments. In them, we will adjust and renew the necessary forces and monitor the progress achieved. There will be adjustment appointments of longer and shorter duration, which require more or less concentration on the part of our team and, therefore, sometimes we will ask you to come first thing in the morning when it comes to adjustments with a specific complication, which require more attention than others more routine.

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What Does Orthodontics Do?

What Does Orthodontics Do?

Orthodontics is responsible for preventing, diagnosing, and correcting tooth alterations to create good dental health.

The placement of these teeth does them by exerting different types of forces on the teeth to occupy their space.

Is The Orthodontics Noticeable?

There are different types of orthodontics according to each case, the orthodontist will be the one to advise you on a type of orthodontics.

The Most Aesthetic Orthodontics Are:

  • Sapphire or porcelain braces
  • Invisalign

What Orthodontics Do You Recommend?

Orthodontic treatments are made to measure for each person and it will be the orthodontist who will advise a type of orthodontics and the reasons why it is recommended.

What Are Orthodontic Bands?6-_molar_bands

Orthodontic bands are an element used to anchor the attachments that have to be attached to them on the outside of the dental pieces. They have a slot through which the additional elements such as the arch, tubes… enter. and that is anchored in the bands. It is also used to place accessory devices and is usually placed on the palate.

What Can I Eat With Orthodontics?

To have a good diet, the good thing is to eat everything and with orthodontics, the only thing that is not recommended is nuts due to their size and hardness, the rest of the foods are recommended that according to their hardness they are chopped and chewed carefully.

It is advisable to chop hard fruits such as apples well and chew them with the molars, there are soft fruits but with textures that can bother us like strawberries. 

The vegetables will be easier for us to eat cooked than raw, if we eat them raw we will have to eat them in small pieces.

The cereals are foods with more care we must-have because they can be engaged in brackets and we can annoy or off the bracket. Better to eat the softest ones (sliced bread instead of toast).

The milk can be taken to avoid all hard cheeses.

The Meat and fish should be eaten in small pieces and chew well with molars. 

The vegetables can be eaten and cooked all.

The most important thing in orthodontic treatments is hygiene, so after each meal, it is best to wash your teeth to avoid food remains.

What Orthodontics Is Cheaper?

The price of orthodontics depends on the type of orthodontics that is needed. In each dental clinic, they will indicate their prices according to the treatments and monthly payments that you need since an initial payment is made and in each revision, the corresponding monthly payment is paid.

What Orthodontics Is Most Effective?

It depends on each case since each case is unique, the most common orthodontic treatment is that of metallic or sapphire braces.

What Orthodontics Is Faster?

Each case has its times, it is not the same to close a diastema (the separation of two teeth) than to correct a cross or open bite.

It will also depend on the patients since if you do not miss your appointments and use the recommendations that the orthodontist gives you, it will be faster than if you do not.

What Orthodontics Is Better?

For each person, there is a more suitable type of orthodontics. The orthodontist will be the one to tell you when you see it.

 When To Start With Orthodontics?

It is never too late to get orthodontics, we have more and more patients over 60 years old who get orthodontics and in children, we have to carry out a study of the problems they have, but after 6 is when we have more cases.

When To Remove Orthodontics?

The orthodontics will be removed when the orthodontist sees that their work has been completed and the teeth are correctly positioned.

When To Put Orthodontics?

When you see a problem of poor positioning of the teeth.

When you have malocclusion problems that affect jaw pain, neck pain, headaches …

When Teeth Are Missing, Can You Put In Orthodontics?

Orthodontics can be applied with missing teeth and it is advisable that while the orthodontics is being performed, the missing teeth are replaced by dental implants.

When Does Orthodontics Start To Show?

It will depend on each case since each orthodontic and each patient has its process, but patients in the first weeks notice sensitivity in the teeth and pressure, and in a month and a half they usually notice improvements.

How Does Orthodontics Work?

Orthodontics through the studies carried out in the first with the photos … a study is carried out since during the orthodontic process the teeth have to be moved, the bone must

How Do Teeth Move?

With the help of braces, force and pressure are applied to modify the position of the teeth.

How Is Orthodontics Fitted?

After the study, the braces are placed in the best position so that through the orthodontic process and with the help of bands, ligatures, gums, the forces can be exerted to move the teeth.

How To Brush Orthodontics?

With soft toothbrushes toothpaste and a lot of care but at least three times a day, sometimes we can help ourselves with dental irrigator so that cleaning is better.

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The New Orthodontics

The New Orthodontics

But the results of applied research do not stop there. Orthodontics is experiencing its technological revolution. It has moved away from the image we have assumed for decades. Today the trend points towards invisible orthodontics, just as effective but impeccable from the aesthetic parameters. All these thanks to the use of sapphire brackets.

This variant also allows better oral hygiene during treatment. It is achieved thanks to covers that can be removed by the patient himself when he proceeds to his oral hygiene tasks. From the point of view of the final objectives, the correction of the teeth, they are just as reliable. Note that we are talking in all cases of low friction orthodontics. In the end, much more comfortable for the patient.

The computer-aided design and manufacturing of dental pieces by the same procedure have opened up new territories for orthodontics. The technology allows the construction of models layer by layer. It is achieved by reproducing the shapes of the anatomical structure of the patient. It is a more reliable process and also faster.

The data is obtained from the MRI images that are converted into a digital image. This in turn is transformed into a three-dimensional file that serves as the basis for forming the physical model.

The New Orthodontics

 Applications Of Digital Technology In Orthodontics Include:

  • Planning for diagnosis and treatment.
  • The manufacture of removable appliances.
  • Custom manufacturing of lingual orthodontic appliances and other applications.
  • Its advantages include fast manufacturing, minimal time, easy handling, and better visualization of results. Improves preoperative treatment planning and quality of treatment effect.

Implantology: Step To The Revolution

But if there is a discipline that has advanced at full speed in recent years, it is implantology. We have traditionally associated it with long, expensive, and cumbersome processes. They have been the time required to recover a tooth and ensure its durability. But such limitations are a thing of the past.

Today, implantology is fast and efficient, because it is supported by innovation in the use of high-precision computers. Its percentage of success and satisfaction for patients is very high. We can affirm that implantology is, at present, the basis of modern dentistry. And what we still have to see.

One of the examples of this evidence is the use of nanotechnology in dental treatments. We are talking about cutting-edge dental materials that incorporate nanotechnology. In this way, they help teeth to heal, rebuild enamel and protect them against bacterial infections.

What is a Master in Orthodontics? This program focuses on the specialized field of dentistry that is associated with misalignments between the teeth and the structures of the jaw. Students can anticipate taking classes in skeletal diagnosis, clinical practice, surgical correction, dental materials, research, craniofacial growth, surgical orthodontics, environmental safety, and professional and ethical practice. Hands-on training to learn the procedures and techniques for jaw alignment and teeth straightening will be prevalent throughout the program.

There are numerous benefits to obtaining an orthodontic degree. Not only can you get people’s smiles and confidence improved, but your job outlook is also favorable. Not only is job growth expected in the field, but the average salary for orthodontists is higher than many other occupations.

Tuition and fees expected for an orthodontic program can vary from location to location. The location and reputation of the school, the length of the program, and residency fees are all factors. Once students have narrowed down their options, it is best to contact the schools directly to find out what the financial requirements are.

Once students have gone through the long process of education and residency program, graduates can pursue a successful career in orthodontics. Most people choose to open their practice, although some join a dentistry group or society. For those who do not want to work directly with patients, they can choose to teach at the university or graduate level, or even participate in medical research.

The online database makes it easy to research and compare dental schools. From this point on, search for your program below and contact the admissions office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Everything you need for your research in dentistry

Everything you need for your research in dentistry

Research in dentistry is the story of permanent advancement. Therefore, it is also an exciting challenge for those who decide to orient their professional future in this field.  

Training in dentistry is the precise tool to achieve the required degree of specialization. A dentist who knows cutting-edge techniques is a professional in constant search of excellence. The constant progress of this discipline indicates this.

There are different ways to achieve excellence in the training of a professional in dentistry. The alternatives are divided between postgraduate courses and master’s degrees. In the case of the Athenea Dental Institute, it offers a very wide offer in both options.

Everything you need for your research in dentistry

His postgraduate degrees are related to specialties such as orthodontics, implantology, periodontology, aesthetics, management, and hygienist assistant. Regarding the masters, Athenea Dental Institute teaches the master’s in orthodontics and masters in implantology. They are two disciplines that in turn offer a wide field for researchers.

In both variants, we speak of highly qualified training. It is taught by professionals with extensive experience in the subjects. 

The ideal itinerary is to obtain a postgraduate or master’s degree before facing the upper step, the doctoral course. Innovation, it must be remembered, is permanent in this discipline. All of this is demanding but at the same time a great challenge for dental professionals.

The results, when we talk about dental care, are always in sight, so there is no room for deception. In the case of dentistry, research has taken three paths of exceptional possibilities. There is orthodontics, every day less at odds with comfort for the patient and its aesthetic demand. L to implantology, which shortens time with the same (and optimum results). And dental aesthetics, a compendium of the previous two.

Technology has to do with progress that a few years ago would have seemed not revolutionary, but even pure science fiction material. Any dentist knows this because it is his profession. The same can be said of users, who have rid themselves of the terror that the dentist appointment produced before. The results today are excellent, and the inconvenience much less. Innovation is at the service of the patient and in the hands of professionals.

All of this is possible because today we can talk about la carte dentistry, tailored to the needs of the patient, their expectations, and their needs. The technology allows the production of parts with exceptional precision and the new materials guarantee durability and aesthetic solvency.

As for gene therapies, we are at the dawn of a new era for this discipline. We began to glimpse the first steps. Also in this section, research will be the way to go.

The computer-aided design has changed the way dentists. Why? For applying the principles of nanotechnology to the production of exceptional quality teeth. They are pieces adapted to the patient’s teeth, indistinguishable from natural pieces. The same can be said about crowns, porcelain veneers (the next generation recipe against the dreaded bruxism), and dental bridges.

As said: maximum precision in design and manufacture is synonymous with optimal final results. The patient is the great beneficiary, a patient who also has another ally called laser dentistry. This technology makes your appointment with the dentist much more comfortable, by reducing the discomfort of any dental intervention.

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