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Introduction and definition

Orthodontics

Orthodontics provides orthodontic treatment for dentition of patients in growth period, and abnormal growth of maxillofacial skeleton, as well as maxillofacial orthodontic treatments, orthodontic treatments and orthodontic/surgical treatments for adult patients’ dentition and maxillofacial deformities. In addition, by using 3D facial analysis using a computer, the department comprehensively manages orthodontic/orthopedic treatments for various facial growth abnormality and patients with facial deformity.

If you newly visit the orthodontics department of SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERSITY GWANAK DENTAL HOSPITAL, first through a consultation, it would be determined whether orthodontic treatment is required, and the overall treatment procedures will be informed.

If you want to receive orthodontic treatment, the department conducts examinations required for an analysis needed to set up an orthodontic treatment plan. For the analysis for orthodontic diagnosis, it needs clinical examinations along with X-ray examination, photographing of facial form and intraoral pictures, and model taking and according to the patient’s condition, additional examinations may be required.

Types of diseases and fields of dental treatment Cleft lip and plate, prosthetic/periodontal orthodontics, malocclusion, facial asymmetry, skeletal open bite, hemifacial microsomia, transparent orthodontics, prognathism/ retrognathia, skeletal malocclusion Types of diseases and fields of dental treatment Cleft lip and plate, prosthetic/periodontal orthodontics, malocclusion, facial asymmetry, skeletal open bite, hemifacial microsomia, transparent orthodontics, prognathism/ retrognathia, skeletal malocclusion