ORTHODONTICS

Looking for specialized orthodontists in Abu Dhabi? AL Khaja Medical Center has a team of two specialist orthodontists

BEST ORTHODONTIST AND BRACES IN ABU DHABI

What is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that deals with diagnosis, prevention, management and correction of malposition teeth and jaws as well as the misaligned bite patterns. Our orthodontists in Abu Dhabi can also address the modification of facial growth by Dento-facial Orthopedics in growing children.

DR. PRATIK KUMAR

SPECIALIST ORTHODONTIST

DR. SHELLY JAIN

SPECIALIST ORTHODONTIST

Best orthodontist in Abu Dhabi

Smile correction by our orthodontist

AL Khaja Medical center has two specialist orthodontists in Abu Dhabi who are well experienced in crafting smiles
Book your free consultation with our specialist

What are the types of Orthodontic treatments done in AL KHAJA CENTER Abu Dhabi ?

We Provide :

  • Growth modification in children
  • Preventive and interceptive orthodontics at AL Khaja Medical Center
  • fixed orthodontic treatment: Metal braces, self-ligating and conventional fixed braces, ceramic braces
  •  Clear Aligners

What types of braces are available in Abu Dhabi?

We have the best Orthodontists at AKMC offering various types of dental braces in Abu Dhabi, depending on the needs of individual patient. Types of braces in Abu Dhabi include
  • Metal Braces
  • Ceramic Braces
  • Self Ligating Braces
  • Invisible Aligners

Metal Braces in Abu Dhabi

They are metal brackets that are applied to your teeth, and the metal wire which is threaded on the brackets is meant to exert pressure on the teeth and finally move them. Conventional metal braces help to correct your teeth alignment by treating each individual shift of every tooth. This treatment can provide life-changing and dramatic results. These are a few of the issues you can correct using metal braces:
  • Protruding teeth
  • Overcrowding
  • Gaps in between teeth
  • Misalignment
  • Crossbites
  • Overbites
  • Underbites

Self-Ligating Braces In Abu Dhabi

Self-ligating braces look like conventional braces and are placed relatively the same way. The exception is that self-ligating braces don’t use elastics (rubber bands), or metal ties. Instead this system uses special clips or brackets with a spring-loaded door. The brackets maintain pressure on the arch wire, helping move your teeth along at a steady pace.

Aligners In Abu Dhabi

They are metal brackets that are applied to your teeth, and the metal wire which is threaded on the brackets is meant to exert pressure on the teeth and finally move them. Conventional metal braces help to correct your teeth alignment by treating each individual shift of every tooth. This treatment can provide life-changing and dramatic results. These are a few of the issues you can correct using metal braces:

Clear Aligners in Abu Dhabi

Having crooked or crowded teeth can make people self-conscious about their smiles, and can also hinder their dental hygiene, which can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, or other issues with oral health. Perhaps you’ve avoided orthodontic treatment because, as an adult, you don’t want to wear traditional metal braces. Fortunately, there may be a more discreet way to straighten your teeth to gradually reposition them. If you have mild to moderate orthodontic problems, aligner treatments may be the orthodontic solution teeth : clear aligners. Clear aligners are nearly invisible plastic shells that snap over your teeth. As you wear them, they apply gentle pressure on your you’ve been looking for. Aligners must be removed when you eat or drink and when brushing and
flossing. The number of aligners and treatment times needed to correct misaligned teeth varies based on the individual’s orthodontic issues and the movements needed to correct them. To find out if aligners are the best solution for you, schedule a consultation with the best orthodontist.

Advantages of Clear Aligner over conventional braces

Discreet, removable aligners that gradually shift teeth into their proper position, providing a more comfortable and convenient alternative to traditional braces. Our orthodontist at AL Khaja Medical center are certified providers for clear aligners, a popular form of dental braces in Abu Dhabi Clear Aligners are a type of orthodontic treatment that is designed to straighten misaligned or crooked teeth virtually invisible.
  • They can be taken out for eating, brushing etc.
  • It gives a natural look during orthodontic treatment.
  • They are more flexible
  • Clear Aligners can be completed in a shorter time frame compared to traditional braces.
USING ADVANCED 3D IMAGING TECHNOLOGY the orthodontists in Abu Dhabi will create a digital representation of your teeth and design a personalized treatment plan, you will be able to seen the projected movements of teeth and expected final result Dental malocclusions using clear aligners that can be corrected by the best orthodontist include:
  • Crowding
  • Open bite
  • Cross bite
  • Deep bite
  • Increased over jet
  • spacing

EARLY ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT FOR CHILDREN

In AL KHAJA MEDICAL CENTER, ABU DHABI

Preventive orthodontic Treatment for Children

Self-ligating braces look like conventional braces and are placed relatively the same way. The exception is that self-ligating braces don’t use elastics (rubber bands), or metal ties. Instead this system uses special clips or brackets with a spring-loaded door. The brackets maintain pressure on the arch wire, helping move your teeth along at a steady pace.

Interceptive orthodontic Treatment for Children

Interceptive orthodontics addresses orthodontic issues early in childhood when primary and permanent teeth are present, aiming to guide proper dental and facial development. Early Intervention corrects problems like overcrowding, crossbites, or protruding teeth, promoting proper jaw growth and tooth alignment. Appliances like palatal expanders or braces aid alignment and create space for permanent teeth. This proactive approach potentially reduces the need for extensive orthodontic treatment later and mitigates issues that could worsen if untreated.

GROWTH MODIFICATION APPLIANCES FOR CHILDREN

In AL KHAJA MEDICAL CENTER, ABU DHABI

Growth modification (early treatment) is part of the first phase of orthodontic treatment of children with skeletal issues and bite problems. Growth modification is only possible when bones are still growing. It is most effective during children’s growth stage. Early assessment at the age or 7 to 8 years can help identify any skeletal problems early and gives an opportunity to correct the malocclusion preventing future problems.

What Is Growth Modification?

Growth modification in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics consist of earlier correction of jaw bones during the child’s growth spurt by either using removable or fixed appliances.
  • We have the best Orthodontists in Abu Dhabi, and they use growth modification appliances to change the position, shape, length, or width of the jawbone(s).
  • Headgear. This is an appliance that uses pressure to guide teeth and jaw
  • Facemask
  • Functional Appliances: Functional appliances are the removable
ortho appliances
appliances used to correct skeletal discrepancies with deficient mandibular growth by enhancing the growth of lower jaw. Growth modification is only possible when the bones are still growing. It is most effective during child’s growth spurt. Growth spurt is the phase in which there is a rapid growth in children and it can be used to correct the jaw development and dental arch correction. Early correction of skeletal problems can prevent the possibility of surgical treatments later on and have a better outcome of fixed orthodontic treatment. Various kind of functional appliances can be used for the correction of class II Malocclusion such as :
  • Activator
  • Bionator
  • Twin Block
  • Fixed functional Appliances:. Fixed functional appliances are fixed appliances used with braces to correct Class II malocclusion( Upper jaw forward and /or Lower jaw backward)
  • Expansion appliances-. This appliance corrects cross bite by widening the upper jaw.

TREATMENT FOR TEMPEROMANDIBULAR JOINT DISORDER PROBLEMS

In AL KHAJA MEDICAL CENTER, ABU DHABI

By relieving the pain and improving the jaw function. The temporomandibular (TMJ)disorder can make pain in joint are, clicking sound on opening, limited opening, difficulty in biting chewing, muscle pain Causes of TMJ pain Unbalanced bite such as
  • Crossbite
  • Overbite
  • Underbite
  • Unbalanced dental treatment
  • Injury or trauma to TMJ

How TMJ Problems can be treated ?

TMJ disorder can be treated by various methods depending on the specific cause and severity of the condition.
  • Medication
  • Life style changes
  • Dental splints or mouth guards can realign the bite and reduces the pressure and muscle strain on TMJ
Our orthodontists at AL Khaja medical in Abu Dhabi are well experienced in treating TMJ related problems.
  • Dental braces (Metal/ ceramic)
  •  Aligners
  • Protruding teeth
  • Overcrowding
  • Gaps in between teeth
  • TMJ Treatments
  • Misalignment
  • Crossbites
  • Overbites
  • Underbites

FAQ

The duration of orthodontic treatment with braces varies from person to person. On average, treatment can last anywhere from 18 months to three years, depending on the complexity of the case and the desired outcome.

While the process of adjusting to braces may cause some discomfort, the actual placement of braces is not painful. Patients may experience soreness or tenderness after adjustments, but this can be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers and usually subsides within a few days.

Orthodontic visits are typically scheduled every 4-6 weeks for adjustments. These appointments allow the orthodontist to monitor progress, make necessary adjustments, and address any concerns or issues that may arise during treatment.

Aligners should be worn for at least 20-22 hours per day for optimal results. They should only be removed for eating, drinking (except water), and oral hygiene practices. Consistent and full-time wear is crucial for the success of the treatment.

It's advisable to remove retainers while eating and drinking, except for water. Clear retainers should be cleaned daily using a soft toothbrush and mild soap or non-abrasive cleaner.

One of the advantages of aligners is that they are removable, allowing individuals to eat a variety of foods without restrictions. However, it's important to remove aligners before eating and to practice good oral hygiene to prevent staining and cavities.

While Damon Braces do not require as many adjustments as traditional braces, good oral hygiene practices are still crucial. Regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups are essential to maintain the health of your teeth and gums during treatment.

Retainers play a crucial role in maintaining the alignment of your teeth post-treatment, preventing them from shifting back to their original positions.

Clear retainers are transparent and virtually invisible, while Hawley retainers consist of a plastic base with a metal wire. The choice depends on personal preference, comfort, and orthodontic needs.

Lingual braces are suitable for many individuals, but not everyone. The placement of lingual braces can be more challenging, and they may not be recommended for severe orthodontic issues. Consultation with an orthodontist can determine suitability.

ORTHODONTICS

Looking for specialized orthodontists in Abu Dhabi? AL Khaja Medical Center has a team of two specialist orthodontists

BEST ORTHODONTIST AND BRACES IN ABU DHABI

What is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that deals with diagnosis, prevention, management and correction of malposition teeth and jaws as well as the misaligned bite patterns. Our orthodontists in Abu Dhabi can also address the modification of facial growth by Dento-facial Orthopedics in growing children.

DR. PRATIK KUMAR

SPECIALIST ORTHODONTIST

DR. SHELLY JAIN

SPECIALIST ORTHODONTIST

Best orthodontist in Abu Dhabi

Smile correction by our orthodontist

AL Khaja Medical center has two specialist orthodontists in Abu Dhabi who are well experienced in crafting smiles
Book your free consultation with our specialist

What are the types of Orthodontic treatments done in AL KHAJA CENTER Abu Dhabi ?

We Provide :

  • Growth modification in children
  • Preventive and interceptive orthodontics at AL Khaja Medical Center
  • fixed orthodontic treatment: Metal braces, self-ligating and conventional fixed braces, ceramic braces
  •  Clear Aligners

What types of braces are available in Abu Dhabi?

We have the best Orthodontists at AKMC offering various types of dental braces in Abu Dhabi, depending on the needs of individual patient. Types of braces in Abu Dhabi include
  • Metal Braces
  • Ceramic Braces
  • Self Ligating Braces
  • Invisible Aligners

Metal Braces in Abu Dhabi

They are metal brackets that are applied to your teeth, and the metal wire which is threaded on the brackets is meant to exert pressure on the teeth and finally move them. Conventional metal braces help to correct your teeth alignment by treating each individual shift of every tooth. This treatment can provide life-changing and dramatic results. These are a few of the issues you can correct using metal braces:
  • Crossbites
  • Overbites
  • Underbites
  • Protruding teeth
  • Overcrowding
  • Gaps in between teeth
  • Misalignment

Self-Ligating Braces In Abu Dhabi

Self-ligating braces look like conventional braces and are placed relatively the same way. The exception is that self-ligating braces don’t use elastics (rubber bands), or metal ties. Instead this system uses special clips or brackets with a spring-loaded door. The brackets maintain pressure on the arch wire, helping move your teeth along at a steady pace.

Aligners In Abu Dhabi

They are metal brackets that are applied to your teeth, and the metal wire which is threaded on the brackets is meant to exert pressure on the teeth and finally move them. Conventional metal braces help to correct your teeth alignment by treating each individual shift of every tooth. This treatment can provide life-changing and dramatic results. These are a few of the issues you can correct using metal braces:

Clear Aligners in Abu Dhabi

Having crooked or crowded teeth can make people self-conscious about their smiles, and can also hinder their dental hygiene, which can lead to tooth decay, gum disease, or other issues with oral health. Perhaps you’ve avoided orthodontic treatment because, as an adult, you don’t want to wear traditional metal braces. Fortunately, there may be a more discreet way to straighten your teeth to gradually reposition them. If you have mild to moderate orthodontic problems, aligner treatments may be the orthodontic solution teeth : clear aligners. Clear aligners are nearly invisible plastic shells that snap over your teeth. As you wear them, they apply gentle pressure on your you’ve been looking for. Aligners must be removed when you eat or drink and when brushing and
flossing. The number of aligners and treatment times needed to correct misaligned teeth varies based on the individual’s orthodontic issues and the movements needed to correct them. To find out if aligners are the best solution for you, schedule a consultation with the best orthodontist.

Advantages of Clear Aligner over conventional braces

Discreet, removable aligners that gradually shift teeth into their proper position, providing a more comfortable and convenient alternative to traditional braces. Our orthodontist at AL Khaja Medical center are certified providers for clear aligners, a popular form of dental braces in Abu Dhabi Clear Aligners are a type of orthodontic treatment that is designed to straighten misaligned or crooked teeth virtually invisible.
  • They can be taken out for eating, brushing etc.
  • It gives a natural look during orthodontic treatment.
  • They are more flexible
  • Clear Aligners can be completed in a shorter time frame compared to traditional braces.
USING ADVANCED 3D IMAGING TECHNOLOGY the orthodontists in Abu Dhabi will create a digital representation of your teeth and design a personalized treatment plan, you will be able to seen the projected movements of teeth and expected final result Dental malocclusions using clear aligners that can be corrected by the best orthodontist include:
  • Deep bite
  • Increased over jet
  • spacing
  • Crowding
  • Open bite
  • Cross bite

EARLY ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT FOR CHILDREN

In AL KHAJA MEDICAL CENTER, ABU DHABI

Preventive orthodontic Treatment for Children

Self-ligating braces look like conventional braces and are placed relatively the same way. The exception is that self-ligating braces don’t use elastics (rubber bands), or metal ties. Instead this system uses special clips or brackets with a spring-loaded door. The brackets maintain pressure on the arch wire, helping move your teeth along at a steady pace.

Interceptive orthodontic Treatment for Children

Interceptive orthodontics addresses orthodontic issues early in childhood when primary and permanent teeth are present, aiming to guide proper dental and facial development. Early Intervention corrects problems like overcrowding, crossbites, or protruding teeth, promoting proper jaw growth and tooth alignment. Appliances like palatal expanders or braces aid alignment and create space for permanent teeth. This proactive approach potentially reduces the need for extensive orthodontic treatment later and mitigates issues that could worsen if untreated.

GROWTH MODIFICATION APPLIANCES FOR CHILDREN

In AL KHAJA MEDICAL CENTER, ABU DHABI

Growth modification (early treatment) is part of the first phase of orthodontic treatment of children with skeletal issues and bite problems. Growth modification is only possible when bones are still growing. It is most effective during children’s growth stage. Early assessment at the age or 7 to 8 years can help identify any skeletal problems early and gives an opportunity to correct the malocclusion preventing future problems.

What Is Growth Modification?

Growth modification in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics consist of earlier correction of jaw bones during the child’s growth spurt by either using removable or fixed appliances.
  • We have the best Orthodontists in Abu Dhabi, and they use growth modification appliances to change the position, shape, length, or width of the jawbone(s).
  • Headgear. This is an appliance that uses pressure to guide teeth and jaw
  • Facemask
  • Functional Appliances: Functional appliances are the removable
ortho appliances
appliances used to correct skeletal discrepancies with deficient mandibular growth by enhancing the growth of lower jaw. Growth modification is only possible when the bones are still growing. It is most effective during child’s growth spurt. Growth spurt is the phase in which there is a rapid growth in children and it can be used to correct the jaw development and dental arch correction. Early correction of skeletal problems can prevent the possibility of surgical treatments later on and have a better outcome of fixed orthodontic treatment. Various kind of functional appliances can be used for the correction of class II Malocclusion such as :
  • Activator
  • Bionator
  • Twin Block
  • Fixed functional Appliances:. Fixed functional appliances are fixed appliances used with braces to correct Class II malocclusion( Upper jaw forward and /or Lower jaw backward)
  • Expansion appliances-. This appliance corrects cross bite by widening the upper jaw.

TREATMENT FOR TEMPEROMANDIBULAR JOINT DISORDER PROBLEMS

In AL KHAJA MEDICAL CENTER, ABU DHABI

By relieving the pain and improving the jaw function. The temporomandibular (TMJ)disorder can make pain in joint are, clicking sound on opening, limited opening, difficulty in biting chewing, muscle pain Causes of TMJ pain Unbalanced bite such as
  • Crossbite
  • Overbite
  • Underbite
  • Unbalanced dental treatment
  • Injury or trauma to TMJ

How TMJ Problems can be treated ?

TMJ disorder can be treated by various methods depending on the specific cause and severity of the condition.
  • Medication
  • Life style changes
  • Dental splints or mouth guards can realign the bite and reduces the pressure and muscle strain on TMJ
Our orthodontists at AL Khaja medical in Abu Dhabi are well experienced in treating TMJ related problems.
  • Dental braces (Metal/ ceramic)
  •  Aligners
  • Protruding teeth
  • Overcrowding
  • Gaps in between teeth
  • TMJ Treatments
  • Misalignment
  • Crossbites
  • Overbites
  • Underbites

FAQ

The duration of orthodontic treatment with braces varies from person to person. On average, treatment can last anywhere from 18 months to three years, depending on the complexity of the case and the desired outcome.

While the process of adjusting to braces may cause some discomfort, the actual placement of braces is not painful. Patients may experience soreness or tenderness after adjustments, but this can be managed with over-the-counter pain relievers and usually subsides within a few days.

Orthodontic visits are typically scheduled every 4-6 weeks for adjustments. These appointments allow the orthodontist to monitor progress, make necessary adjustments, and address any concerns or issues that may arise during treatment.

Aligners should be worn for at least 20-22 hours per day for optimal results. They should only be removed for eating, drinking (except water), and oral hygiene practices. Consistent and full-time wear is crucial for the success of the treatment.

It's advisable to remove retainers while eating and drinking, except for water. Clear retainers should be cleaned daily using a soft toothbrush and mild soap or non-abrasive cleaner.

One of the advantages of aligners is that they are removable, allowing individuals to eat a variety of foods without restrictions. However, it's important to remove aligners before eating and to practice good oral hygiene to prevent staining and cavities.

While Damon Braces do not require as many adjustments as traditional braces, good oral hygiene practices are still crucial. Regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups are essential to maintain the health of your teeth and gums during treatment.

Retainers play a crucial role in maintaining the alignment of your teeth post-treatment, preventing them from shifting back to their original positions.

Clear retainers are transparent and virtually invisible, while Hawley retainers consist of a plastic base with a metal wire. The choice depends on personal preference, comfort, and orthodontic needs.

Lingual braces are suitable for many individuals, but not everyone. The placement of lingual braces can be more challenging, and they may not be recommended for severe orthodontic issues. Consultation with an orthodontist can determine suitability.