Surgical orthodontics, also known as orthognathic surgery, is a type of orthodontic treatment used to correct severe cases that include bad bites, jaw bone abnormalities, and malocclusion. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is one of the nine recognized dental specialties, and it focuses on treating complex craniofacial cases that involve the mouth, jaw, face, and skull.
Two Phase Treatment
Two-phase orthodontic treatment is a specialized process that combines tooth straightening and physical, facial changes. The purpose of two-phase treatment is to maximize the opportunity to accomplish the ideal healthy, functional, and aesthetic result that will remain stable throughout your child's life.
Types Of Appliances
An Orthodontic appliance is used specifically for facilitating more efficient tooth movement, holding space in the mouth for permanent teeth to grow, and/or helping to support proper growth and development of the jaw bones. There are several types of appliances which are used to treat crooked teeth, crowded teeth, and jaw irregularities.
Types Of Braces
Braces can correct a wide range of dental issues, including crooked, gapped, rotated or crowded teeth. There are several types of braces, including traditional metal braces, ceramic braces and clear aligners like Invisalign®. Braces improve your smile's health, function and appearance.