Orthodontics is a wide range of words, including a variety of dental problems, the general purpose is the same, that is, to make your teeth in a neat and healthy state. For adult orthodontics, it is also mainly divided into two categories, one is functional correction, and the other is aesthetic correction.
Orthodontics performed so that you have a healthy diet and keep your teeth healthy are functional orthodontics. If the correction is only done for the sake of aesthetics, it belongs to the aesthetic correction.
Adult Orthodontics Precautions
In addition to paying attention to the methods of adult teeth straightening, some things need to be paid attention to after straightening. These are all key factors in the success of teeth straightening and should not be ignored.
1. Don’t eat some foods that are too hard. If they are too large, they should be separated or turned into small pieces before eating. In addition, foods with strong stickiness should be avoided, especially during the period of normal deformity.
2.Be sure to rinse your mouth and brush your teeth after three meals a day. Because there will be a lot of food residues and bacteria left in the mouth after eating because if you do not pay attention to the hygiene and cleanliness of your teeth, it will cause the proliferation of bacteria and cause inflammation.
3.Eat fewer snacks, especially sugar snacks, adults themselves should not eat too much sugar. Be sure to go to the hospital for regular check-ups on time, find problems, and treat them in time.
4.In the process of correction, many people need to wear braces for correction, so it is necessary to keep the mouth clean. Also, pay attention when eating food.
5.Foods that are too cold or too hot must be avoided because orthodontic teeth are more sensitive. That can irritate the teeth and cause damage to the teeth.
In short, adult orthodontic treatment needs to do the preparation work and the orthodontic period work. Only in this way can the teeth be properly protected and the orthodontic treatment is successful.