Timing of Orthodontic treatment:
Orthodontic treatment with dental braces should begin between the ages of 7 and 14 in order to achieve optimal results. Adults also can undergo orthodontic treatment but the treatment may take longer for adults, this is due to the fact that adult facial bones are no longer growing
What can orthodontist do for you?
Orthodontist correct teeth that are crowded, crooked, protruding, out of alignment or have irregular spacing that the person typically inherits tooth spacing, malocclusion, crowding, misalignment or similar problems from their parents. However, these conditions also may be caused by habits such as thumb-sucking, tongue thrusting, lip wedging, mouth breathing due to allergies or large tonsils and adenoids, premature loss of teeth or trauma and relief pain ,headache and earaches, that result from TMJ (TMD) and teeth grinding (bruxism)