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What is orthodontics?

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Saturday, 28 August 2010

Orthodontics is the specialty of dentistry which deals with the proper position of the teeth in the dental arches and the guidance of the jaws into a harmonious relationship. Its main goal is to restore proper function of the mouth and achieve harmonious esthetics of the face.
Orthodontics is one of the recognized specialties of dentistry and equivalent to the medical specialties. For the practice of orthodontics, special knowledge is required which is in addition to the curriculum of the general dentist. That knowledge is obtained after the completion of the Dental Surgery Degree, in post-graduate orthodontic programs that exist in most countries of the word.

Last Updated Sunday, 29 August 2010