ORTHODONTICS

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Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that studies the various anomalies of the constitution, development and position of the maxillary and mandibular teeth and bones. It aims to prevent, eliminate or mitigate these abnormalities by maintaining or reporting the chewing organs and the facial profile in the most correct position possible.

Orthodontic practice basically consists of two types of therapy that very often are consequential.

  • Surgical therapy: it is carried out by extracting those teeth that hinder the alignment and the articulation of the others or the correct dento-facial position.
  • Mechanical therapy: it is implemented through the construction of different types of equipment that we can divide into:
  • Mechanical therapy: it is implemented through the construction of different types of equipment that we can divide into
  • Passive devices: they exploit the masticatory forces being themselves inactive (eg vestibular plate, inclined plane, etc.)