Orthodontics & Orthopedics in Ottawa, Ontario

One of the best ways to ensure that your child has a straight healthy smile is with orthodontic treatment. The first step of orthodontic treatment is functional orthopedics which is a short-term therapy that involves using removable appliances to promote proper tooth, bite, and jawbone development. Functional orthopedics can help to prevent future negative outcomes, such as tooth overcrowding, bite issues, poor sleep habits, and TMJ pain. Depending on the severity of your child’s dental problems, orthodontics may be needed. Compared to orthopedics, orthodontics is more long-term and involves using braces that are attached to the teeth. The braces give the dentist more control to shift the teeth into optimal alignment to create a healthy symmetrical smile.
 

Orthodontic treatment can last for several years and requires follow-up visits to ensure that treatment is going according as planned. Dr. Atul Joshi and his skilled dental team will work with you and your child to ensure they can achieve a healthy beautiful smile.

Contact us in Ottawa at 613-744-6611 to set up an appointment today.