Orthodontics is a dentistry specialty that addresses the diagnosis, prevention, management, and correction of mal-positioned teeth and jaws, and misaligned bite patterns. It may also address the modification of facial growth, known as dentofacial orthopedics.
It is one of the highest-paying jobs in the dental field. Orthodontic therapy may include using fixed or removable appliances. Most orthodontic therapy is delivered using appliances that are fixed in place. They are specialists in straightening the teeth’s structure, fixing crooked smiles, and adjusting bite positions with the use of braces and retainers. Earning a Master in Dental Surgery -MDS (Orthodontics) is a mandatory requirement for becoming an Orthodontics.