What do you have to do if you want to see the options an orthodontic treatment can offer to you and your children?

If you have made up your mind and turn to a specialist – that’s a good sign, and the harder part is done: you have convinced yourself. From then on it’s only a series of tasks you do step by step. A paved road you only have to walk through.

What kind of dental problems can be aesthetically and permanently resolved by orthodontic treatments in childhood and adult age?

The majority of patients considering orthodontic treatments come to Saint Lucas SPA dental clinic to solve aesthetic issues. But you need to know that orthodontic procedures have an important role in restoring masticatory functions, too. Owing to orthodontic therapies you will have harmonious and aesthetic smile as well as healthy chewing functions that will help you avoid dental problems in the future.

In what kind of situations should we take our kids to an orthodontic specialist?

Orthodontic treatment can improve the beauty of our smile and the health of our teeth at any age. However there is an ideal time to get started. This is when one can achieve the best results over the shortest period of time at the lowest costs.

As an adult when should I turn to an orthodontist?

The world has changed a lot in the last decade regarding orthodontic treatments in adult age. Firstly because of the new techniques that came into light and finally took the special anatomic attributes of the adult into consideration thus applying the appropriate technique for the treatments. Secondly the perception of our environment about adults wearing braces has also changed significantly. Their braces are no longer a sign of immaturity but more of a health-conscious person of high personal standards and demanding environment.

As a young adult when should I turn to an orthodontic specialist?

The answer to this question is very simple: when you are in need for this. There is of course a more technical definition because the goal for this group of age is to support the healthy and smooth development of permanent teeth and preserve the soundness of these teeth.

Who performs the orthodontic treatments at Saint Lucas SPA dental clinic?

The orthodontist specialist at Lucas SPA Dental is Dr. Péter Márton Steinhof. As a skilled professional Dr. Péter Márton Steinhof’s precision work is not only supported by his relevant 9-year experiences but he also puts great emphasis on international conferences and courses to learn the latest methods of his expertise. Since 2012 he has been teaching orthodontists about the system of passive self-closing devices, and their potential application.

The successful correction of deviations of bite with orthodontic treatment

The situation when the connection of upper and lower teeth is not optimal is considered a deviation of bite. As an orthodontic issue it has multiple existing forms.

The orthodontic therapy during the exchange for permanent teeth in childhood

Children turn 5-6 years old when it is time for the replacement of the baby teeth. The result of this natural process is the arrival of permanent molars. The front teeth got their replacement shortly after: first come the lower incisors, then the uppers arrive, later the lateral incisors got the position.

The solution of deep overbite with orthodontic treatments

We are referring to deep overbite when the vertical overlap of the teeth occurs. The lower front teeth bite too far up behind the upper front teeth into palate. The distance between the upper and lower arch is more than 1-1,5 mm. This phenomenon can easily be examined by you when looking in the mirror. There are different volumes of deep bite, but the bigger the distance the more serious the problem. So we need to look for solutions and the reasons are more anatomical than aesthetic.