Orthos” = to make straight

“Dontic” = relating to teeth

 

Orthodontics is a specialized discipline of dentistry requiring 2-3 years of additional specialty training after dental school. It involves the use of various appliances to straighten crooked teeth and in some cases change the rate of growth of the bones of the jaws and face.

What is Orthodontics?

The following photos illustrate some of the dental problems that can be treated orthodontically. There are many variations of these and some problems are more extreme than others and may require other specialists input to fully correct the problem.

               Crowding                                       Open Bite                                             Deep Bite

                 Protrusion                                                                     Underbite

Practice Limited to Orthodontics for Children and Adults

Jeffrey C. Eder, D.D.S.

4959 LeChalet Blvd., Suite A, Boynton Beach, FL 33436

phone: (561) 737-8776    fax. (561) 572-0338  *  Facebook: search: Eder Orthodontics

Contact us:  email@EderOrthodontics.com