Orthodontic treatment is a lengthy procedure and there is an increasing interest in reducing the duration of treatment particularly with a growing demand for adult orthodontics.
Prolonged treatment raises patient compliance issues and may adversely impact on oral health and is linked with root resorption and demineralisation.
The aim of this review was to determine the duration of orthodontic treatment with fixed appliances.
Why Orthodontic Treatment Times Vary
Orthodontic treatments correct issues with your teeth and jaw, and the process involves diagnosis, prevention, and correction.
► Read also: ORTHODONTICS : Why Is My Gum Growing Over My Braces?
Devices like braces, aligners, retainers, brackets, and head-gear can correct protruding or crowded teeth as well as difficulty with biting, chewing, and even speech issues.
With that in mind, you can imagine there are many things that affect how long treatment takes.
Fuente: Youtube / Ethical Dental and Orthodontics