What does it mean to specialize in dentofacial orthopedics?
Many patients are already familiar with orthodontists and their specialization in the management of teeth movement. However, their overall area of expertise also includes dentofacial orthopedics which works on the guidance of facial growth and development. Orthodontists like Dr. Bina Park of New York City can help you understand these differences more clearly while providing the best treatment options available.
When is dentofacial orthopedics needed?
Most facial growth and development occur during childhood, making children and youth ideal candidates. Treatment will usually require the use of headgear and expanders depending on the particular facial condition present. Adults may also be treated with dentofacial orthopedics, however treatment is usually more extensive due to a further developed facial structure.
What will you experience with the Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics specialization?
It is important to note that Orthodontists may also recommend the use of braces before or during dentofacial orthopedic treatment. Working with an orthodontists like Dr. Bina Park who understands both orthodontic and dentofacial orthopedics will result in the best overall care for the patient.
Would you like to come in for an appointment?
Please consider coming in for an evaluation today! Comprehensive treatment options in New York City are available with Dr. Brina Park at 115 East 61St Street, Suite 12A New York City, 10065