Nguyen Orthodontics

DR HUY D. NGUYEN Certified Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

509-1110 Sheppard Ave E, Toronto ON Canada M2K 2W2    Tel:416-222-5580

Problems to Watch for in Adults

It is recommended that treatment for adults, when appropriate, in conjunction with regular dental care. By working together, the dental team can achieve results for patients that cannot be produced alone.

Final treatment decisions should be made in consultation with the family dentist, the orthodontist and other specialists, if necessary.

Why Correction of Orthodontic Problems in Adults is Important:

  • Can help prevent or improve periodontal problems
  • Can help prevent or reduce further bone loss around teeth
  • Improves ability of the dentist to restore missing teeth
  • Improves aesthetics for a better smile and facial appearance
  • Improves function of teeth
  • Improves self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Improves oral health

Malocclusions, some of which are illustrated below, may be improved by orthodontic treatment.
Anterior Crossbite
 Anterior Crossbite
Top teeth are behind bottom teeth
Spacing
 Spacing
Top teeth are to the inside of bottom teeth
Crowding
 Crowding
Open Bite
 Open Bite
 Front teeth do not meet when back teeth are closed
Protrusion
 Protrusion
Impacted/Missing Teeth
 Impacted/Tipped/Missing Teeth
Periodontal Problems
 Periodontal Problems
Tooth Wear/Bruxism
 Tooth Wear/Bruxism
Deep BiteDeep Bite
Class II
 Class II
Vertical Problems
 Vertical Problems
Class IIIClass III



 
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