An orthodontist has obtained specialist expertise in all areas of orthodontic treatment. To become a specialist orthodontist, a further 4 years of studies are required to gain a Masters qualification in orthodontics, requiring intensive clinical studies and research.
The extensive training required to become a specialist orthodontist provides the skills to effectively assess jaw structure and facial growth patterns and apply treatment options to correct misaligned jaw structure, crooked teeth, or bite problems, effectively and efficiently.
A specialist orthodontist uses their combined expertise and experience to give you the best possible treatment outcome. When you visit a specialist orthodontist, you are seeing a practitioner who has dedicated their clinical time solely to treating patients to achieve harmonious tooth position & jaw structure.