Orthodontics promotes your oral health

Orthodontics is a specialty of dentistry that is responsible for the entire study, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of problems of shape, position, relationship and function of the teeth and surrounding structures. Our orthodontists will carry out a diagnosis, to prevent, intercept and correct possible alterations and keep them in an optimal state of health and harmony through the use and control of different types of forces.

Advantages of orthodontics

  • Corrects the shape, position of teeth and other dental structures
  • Maintains a state of health and balance through the use and control of various types of forces
  • Beautify your smile in a healthy way
  • Corrects the open bite: this happens when when biting, the upper and lower teeth do not overlap and there is a space between them.
  • Crossbite: when the upper arch is located inside the lower arch.
  • Diastemas: separated teeth.
  • Dental Apiñamento
  • Retrognathism: This condition occurs when there is no space in the bone where the teeth are located.

When these conditions are corrected, other problems that may occur, such as bruxism or difficulty in speech, digestion or breathing, are also solved. Orthodontics is recommended for people of all ages, depending on their condition and lifestyle, treatment may be recommended.

The main systems for orthodontics are cosmetic brackets, metal brackets, lingual braces, invisible braces and straight arc braces. In our Dental Health Costa Rica clinic we can advise you on the most recommended options to achieve a certain result in your orthodontic treatment.

Dr. Adolfo Collado Piedra DDS
Member of the College of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica.
Specialist in Orthodontics.