Interdisciplinary orthodontics

Optimal course of treatment of orthodontic adult treatment through interdisciplinary collaboration

Tooth misalignments can be treated without problems even in adults. 

In some cases, it is important to work closely with your dentist or another specialist dentist to develop an individualized treatment concept for your teeth and jaw.

Particularly in the case of existing problems of the gums (periodontitis), before a prosthetic restoration (e.g., implants) or pronounced jaw misalignments, it is important to be in contact with the co-treating colleagues before and during the treatment in order to achieve the best possible result together.

Following successful periodontitis treatment, orthodontic treatment is possible

In cases of periodontal disease (periodontitis), systematic periodontitis treatment should be performed first. Only after the inflammation has subsided and a healthy state is reached can orthodontic treatment begin.

Orthodontics helps to improve the initial situation for prosthetic restorations

If a larger prosthetic restoration (bridge, implant, etc.) is required, orthodontic pre-treatment may be recommended in some cases.

This orthodontic treatment performed before the prosthetics may be necessary if adjacent teeth have wandered or tilted into the tooth gap to be treated, or if there is a false bite of the upper and lower jaw. 

As part of the pre-prosthetic orthodontics, the position of the teeth or jaw is improved in such a way that the dental prosthesis can be inserted without problems and a more even load is placed on the prosthesis, which increases the prognosis with respect to durability.

Orthodontics in combination with maxillofacial surgery in the case of pronounced jaw misalignments leads to a good bite and improved facial aesthetics

In the case of jaw misalignments that cannot be treated purely conservatively (only with braces) because there is no more growth, a combination of orthodontic treatment and maxillofacial surgery is necessary.

After a detailed consultation, a jointly developed treatment plan is created with an oral and maxillofacial. As a rule, the orthodontic shaping of the dental arches takes place first, followed by surgery. In the end, fine adjustment of the bite of the upper and lower jaw is performed in our orthodontic practice.