Roles of an Orthodontist Sydney
An Orthodontist helps with teeth alignment to ensure that the normal functions of your teeth can be done without consequences on your daily activities such as eating and on the jaw joints as well.
They can already provide answers to the dental concerns of patients at an early age especially with children who have developed bad oral habits such as thumb sucking.
They can help with management to prevent the child from continuing this habit as well as proceeding with treatment of the consequences such as if there is an open bite.
At the age of 13, an Orthodontist can already do measures to ensure that the teeth will be perfectly aligned as the child grows older and the jaws develop. Several diagnostic tests can be done to check the alignment and to do preventive measures so the teeth will come out of the mouth in their proper position.
When it comes to adults with malaligned teeth, consulting with an Orthodontist for Orthodontics or adult braces in Hornsby can help not only with boosting the self-esteem through perfectly straight teeth but it also contributes to better oral health as patients can now properly clean and floss in between teeth, reducing plaque and bacteria build-up.
Teeth in proper position helps with reduced strain on the jaw joints when therefore preventing jaw discomfort.
Early consultation with your Orthodontist can reduce other dental problems that may arise in the future. Consequences that come with neglect include more difficult procedures in the future that may require a bigger dent on your wallet. Visit your Orthodontist Sydney for an initial consultation.