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Overview

Orthodontics is the oldest of seven recognized specialty areas within dentistry. It is the branch of dentistry that specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental and facial irregularities. The technical term for these problems is "malocclusion," which means "bad bite."

what is orthodontics

The specialty practice of orthodontics requires professional skill in the design, application, and control of corrective appliances, such as braces.

We bring teeth, lips, and jaws into proper
alignment to achieve facial balance.