Braces & Retainers
Braces and servants, are part of the orthodontics special disciplines of dentistry concerned with aligning teeth and jaws to improve your child's smile and oral health. Through orthodontic treatment, problems such as curves or crowded teeth, overbites or underbites, wrong position of the jaw, and diseases of the joints of the jaw fixed. When is the right time for braces and how long they should stay? Children of all ages and their treatment varies.
Each child's situation is different, but the ideal time for braces between 8 and 14 years, while the head and mouth are still growing and teeth can more easily be straightened. The more complex the interval or biting problem and the older the child, the longer the period of treatment. Most kids can count on wearing full braces between 18 and 30 months, with the subsequent carrying of fixing at least a few months to two years. Latch sets and approves the tissues surrounding the teeth straightened.
Will my child have to avoid any foods or personal habits? Good advice to follow
Your child should avoid sweets, chips, and soda.
Sweet and starchy products, generate acid and plaque, which can cause tooth decay
and promote gum disease. Sticky candy like caramel can cause damage to the wire and weaken the brackets. Hard crunchy foods like popcorn, nuts, hard candy can break braces. Also, you should reduce foods like carrots or apples into small pieces.
Longer ice cube chew, suck his finger, too often breathe through the mouth, biting your lips, and your child pressing his/her tongue to the teeth.
How about oral hygiene? More important than ever
Braces have a tiny space where food particles and plaque get trapped. Your child should brush gently twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and a soft bristle toothbrush and rinse thoroughly. They also need to floss between the curly braces and under the wire with the help of a thread embroidery floss. Teeth should be cleaned by a dental professional regularly to the gums and teeth healthy. Insufficient treatment while wearing braces can cause enamel staining around braces or groups...