Orthodontists specialize in the diagnosis, prevention, and correction of teeth and jaw irregularities. Orthodontics helps to improve the way your teeth and jaws bite together and function. Not only can braces transform the appearance of your smile but they can also deliver other benefits. Cosmetic dentistry may involve bonding, porcelain veneers (laminates), crowns (caps), gum grafts teeth whitening (bleaching), laser whitening, gum depigmentation, scaling, and the removal of tooth structure or gums.
There may also be surgical procedure involve should orthodontic treatment alone cannot fully correct. This may include orthognathic surgery, a corrective procedure to remedy skeletal conditions.