For a long time we thought that orthodontic treatments could be decisive for oral health. now, a study conducted by experts from the University & # 39; Adelaide raises doubts about this belief and gives placement & # 39; mouth device function merely corrective and even aesthetics.
At least that's what results of the study, published in the journal Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, which includes follow-up of cases & # 39; 448 patients between 13 and 30 years. And it results & # 39; this investigation conclude that there was no substantial difference between those who chose to orthodontic treatments and m & # 39; done so, by All have cavities or problems of tooth loss.
"The patients & # 39; often complain about their crooked teeth and have to c straightening braces their teeth to avoid problems, such as cavities, in the future, but the study found that people who have undergone orthodontic treatment did better oral health. In the long term, the tooth straightening does not prevent the later deterioration ", The researcher assures Esma Dogramaci.
So, To avoid possible contingencies regarding oral health, regular check-ups at the dentist and proper hygiene should be the order of the day to avoid future problems. The study by the University & # 39; Adelaide shows that under certain conditions, such as caries, the use of & # 39; not determining device, which does not mean that the orthodontist does not fulfill an important function well.