The Department of Orthodontics & Dento-facial Orthopedics at Zulekha hospital specializes not only in the diagnosis & treatment of various malocclusions of the teeth like protrusions, crowded teeth, cross bites, open bites, deep bites, etc., but also specializes in improving the facial profile as well as masticatory function of the individual.
Orthodontic procedures include
- MBT (.022 slot)
- ROTH (.022 slot)
- TIP EDGE TECHNIQUE
- BEGG’S APPLIANCE
The above appliances are available in both metallic and tooth colored versions. This is of special significance to adults as the appliance / braces become less obvious.
- TMJ Problems
- Adult Orthodontics - (making smiles beautiful for adults by moving teeth in desired positions).
- Myofunctional Appliances to correct the jaw deformations in growing kids. It involves growth modulation procedures to re-direct growth of abnormally growing upper and lower jaws in a favourable direction.
- Preventive Orthodontic Appliances to prevent and/or intercept developing malocclusions, including SPACE Maintainers / Retainers.