Every time you smile or talk to someone the first thing that is noticed is the two rows of your teeth that you cannot hide no matter what. They are just visible to the world much more than any fashion statement you carry.
Everyone dreams to have those complimentary row of straight teeth but unfortunately everyone do not have straight teeth by birth. In fact many of us are born with asymmetrical smile and there is nothing to feel bad about it. Everyone is perfect in their own way and this is something that can always be treated.
Few continue with the look calling it their uniqueness but some cases that are highly distorted can cause trouble in speaking, chewing and of course acts as a barrier for physical attraction.
Dental Surgery To Straighten Teeth
Reason For Uneven Or Crooked Teeth
With time there is a development in the mouth and due to lack of enough space teeth grow in uneven direction. And the problem is not just with the teeth but straightening also needs to be done to rectify uneven lips and jaw as well. Crooked teeth are more prone to tooth decay, gum problems, wearing of tooth enamel as they are hard to clean.
Minor cases can be resolved with braces as it provides a gentle and steady pressure on the teeth and adjusted to develop into their proper position. Teeth straightening can also be needed after an accident where jaw gets damaged.
Equipment Needed For Orthodontic Surgery
The most common things used are dental braces, wires or bracket and a bands. The band is placed around the teeth carefully and it works like an anchor. The brackets are used to hold the teeth and the arch wire is used to connect the band and the bracket.
The more you put tension on the wire, more you put strain on the teeth. The grip of the arch wire is gradually adjusted by the dentist, you can get these braces in various shapes and sizes. This is not only helpful for the kids but also for adults, however, it is ideal to get the shape cured in the childhood to save your children from embarrassment.
Orthodontic Combined With Orthognathic
Orthodontic surgery is also called orthognathic surgery, dentists cannot play around with the teeth no matter how hard they try. If the bone of the teeth doesn’t allow you cannot move the teeth. If there is a major need, orthognathic surgery is used to move the jaw.
Orthodontic is the word used for “straight teeth” similarly orthognathic is the term used for “straight jaws”. This is a crucial surgery and performed only by professionals, it can bring a major change as the whole jaw can be repositioned giving an entirely new look to your facial appearance.
At time both the surgeries are preformed in conjunction with each other so that it can give you complete relief from your distorted shape of your teeth but performed only for very few sever underbite cases. People who had issues chewing can eat food properly and many a times you across cases where the patient is not able to close the lips properly, such issues can be completely resolves with dental surgeries.