What is orthodontics?

Orthodontology addresses the treatment of congenital or acquired jaw ordental malposition.

There are two possibilities for treatment:

– Treatment using an apparatus

– Treatment with surgery

Orthodontic treatment can sometimes take several years.

The impact on growth and the gentle forces must be well balanced to workover time. Furthermore, the results achieved have to be stabilized and securedduring the retention or maintenance phase. The treatment is cost-intensive and requires a high degree of activecollaboration on the part of the patient.