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ORTHODONTICS FOR ADULTS① (Unnoticeable Orthodontics) ORTHODONTICS FOR ADULTS

Orthodontics  treatment using mouthpiece

What is mouthpiece ORTHODONTICS?

マウスピース矯正とは?

The greatest characteristic is using“the detachable transparent mouthpiece” as an orthotic device. Pros are: unnoticeable due to the transparent device, sanitary and you can eat anything due to detachability.

Because metal is not used in the mouthpiece, patients with metal allergy can use it safely. It is also recommended for patients who feel uncomfortable with the traditional orthotic device using wire.

PROS OF MOUTHPIECE ORTHODONTICS TREATMENT:

・It is unnoticeable because an orthotic device is transparent.

You can enjoy eating without being bothered by an orthotic device

・ Less feeling of discomfort when you attach this

・ Patients with metal allergy can use safely

 

Cons of mouthpiece orthodontics treatment:

It sounds like mouthpiece orthodontics treatment has many good points, but there are also cons. Firstly, it is not adaptive to anyone; for some patients mouthpiece is not enough for their treatment. Mouthpiece can be detached easily, but at least 20 hours a day should be used to have sufficient effects. Without Patients’ effort to keep using the mouthpiece, it is hard to proceed the treatment.

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