Frequently Asked Questions

Interface brushes are a product used by everyone; however, it is very important for people who have braces treatment to use it especially. Interface brushes that provide cleaning of areas that the toothbrush cannot reach; It provides hygiene by reaching between brackets and braces. Since they are harder than orthodontic brushes, they should be brushed lightly without pressing too much. You can do this after normal tooth brushing.

  • Providing a nice smile
  • Provide a fluent and intelligible speech
  • Strengthening one’s chewing functions
  • Preventing jaw and joint disorders
  • Prevention of gum disease
  • Reducing susceptibility to dental caries

“Will braces affect my speech?” When we look at the question from another point of view, we also answer why braces should be worn. Treatment of crooked teeth; It can only be achieved with braces treatment. In order for the person to have a healthy mouth and tooth structure, the braces treatment can correct the chewing and speech disorders and prevent various gum diseases. In short; orthodontic treatment does not impair speech; on the contrary, it makes the speech much more fluent. Your worries about this will disappear after you have your wires installed.

Before orthodontic treatment, it is a question mark for people whether the braces to be placed will affect speech. The source of this question mark, especially for adults; work and social life. Many people who think that the braces they will wear may cause problems in their speech and who are worried about this, give up orthodontic treatment. If we answer this question; We can say that wire therapy does not directly affect speech. Only; Since the 1 week period after the wires are inserted will be the adaptation process, very minor disturbances may occur during speech. After 1 week, these minor defects will disappear completely.

In adults, tooth extraction is done to make the teeth look straight. For example, if you have an impacted tooth; Like wisdom teeth and if it causes congestion in the jaw, some non-carious teeth can be extracted. When patients hear that their non-carious teeth will be extracted, they may not want to have it extracted. However, even if the teeth are straightened, there will be deterioration again because there is not enough space for the teeth to have a smooth aesthetic appearance. Extraction of your teeth will return you positive for the permanence of the appearance of your teeth. But it should be reminded that not every patient requires a shot.

The empties left after the teeth extracted before orthodontic treatment do not remain after orthodontic treatment. After tooth extraction, the gaps are closed with the help of braces. With the mobility made in the jawbone, the teeth settle into the space. The gaps on the other sides of the teeth are closed with bone formations. There is no problem in the aesthetic appearance of the patient.

The ratio of crowding in the patient’s teeth, the size of the teeth, the patient’s jaw and bone structure, and X-rays should be examined by applying imaging techniques. In some cases, modeling is not sufficient to measure the narrowness of space. Do not forget to be examined by a specialist orthodontist.

In some cases, tooth extraction is required in orthodontic treatment procedures. If we list the reasons for the shootings; We can list them as repairing the narrowness in the jaw, expanding the space in the tooth area, disorders in the alignment of the teeth and bringing the structure to the normal level.

In orthodontic dental treatments, tooth extraction can be performed if necessary. However, in order to diagnose and process this, you should definitely see a specialist dentist. If you are sure of your doctor, you and your teeth will not suffer any damage at the end of this procedure. It will be useful for the continuation of your orthodontic treatment. Some orthodontic treatments need to save space. For this, tooth reduction would be a good method. The purpose of this method is that it is not desired to damage the neighboring teeth. Treatment should be done immediately after tooth extraction. There will be no gaps in the places of the extracted teeth. The first aim is to perform the treatment procedures without extraction. But if needed, shooting is provided. Your dentist will give the best response in your treatment.

The most appropriate age range for the treatment of upper jaw stenosis; It is 7-8. If diagnosed at an early age, stenosis problem; It can be successfully treated with removable orthodontic appliances and removable aligners. But; Removable appliances cannot be used in the treatment processes of children aged 13-14. Instead of; fixed extenders are used.
Remember! Even if he has no complaints, the care you will take to take your child to the dentist at an early age will affect his quality of life.