One of the most important goals of orthodontic treatment is to eliminate the irregularities in the tooth alignment, to correct the disorders of the jaw relations during the developmental age, to help correct speech disorders, if any, to regulate the respiratory mechanism, to provide a better chewing function, and to give an aesthetic appearance.

The first examination of the orthodontist should be done from the age of 3-4. Even if treatment is not started immediately, guidance can be made. Treatment can be started from the age of 6-7. It should be known that correction of dental disorders can be done at any age, while jaw facial corrections can only be made in the developmental period.

The duration of orthodontic treatment; It ranges from 3 months to 6 years and its average duration is 1.5-2 years. It is usually treated with small metal braces, but if there is aesthetic concern, transparent or porcelain braces may be preferred, even if the treatment time is slightly longer.