Certain circumstances arise where orthodontic treatment alone will not be sufficient to align the teeth and jaws. These situations are never taken lightly and are always thoroughly discussed, planned and reviewed.
If the discrepancy between the upper and lower jaw is severe then an interdisciplinary approach, combining orthodontics and surgical treatment can be considered. It is important to note that surgery is always reserved as last resort.
If so indicated, an orthodontic and surgical treatment plan is carefully developed in collaboration between the orthodontist, a maxillofacial surgeon and the patient.
Surgical treatment is only performed after growth and development is fully completed, which is usually when the patient is in their twenties. Treatment at this stage ensures the most predictable and stable surgical outcome.
Tried and trusted, this traditional treatment is still the most efficient and cost effective way to treat all orthodontic cases.
Is widely accepted as an effective treatment, but choosing the right orthodontist will change your smile for the better.
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Early Treatment At ESO, Early Orthodontic treatment is about planning and managing children’s growth, crucial for development and even sleep!
Orthodontic treatment for adults is widely accepted, with more options, shorter treatment time and easily adapted to busy lifestyles.
Surgical treatment is only performed after growth and development is fully completed, which is usually when the patient is in their twenties.