Our team is led by the Clinical Director and Specialist Consultant, Dr Joseph K Thanikunnel. The orthodontic treatment at Dental Square is a friendly, state-of-the-art specialist practice that has been established since long.
Orthodontics is a specialised branch of dentistry concerned with the growth of dental structures, upper and lower jaw and face. It includes improving the harmony of your jaws and face in creating a healthy smile.
We take pride in providing all aspects of contemporary orthodontic care including coloured and clear braces, lingual braces, clear aligner and more, so you can be sure you are receiving the most up-to-date treatment availabilities to create your smile.
Clear aligner has revolutionised orthodontic treatment, allowing you to improve and transform our smile discreetly and comfortably.
Consult with Dr Joseph K Thanikunnel today, to determine if clear aligner is appropriate for you, to get the confident smile you have always wanted.
Invisalign uses a series of virtually invisible, removable and comfortable custom – made aligners that gradually straighten your teeth over time. The treatment here does not need metal wires/ braces. The aligners are manufactured from high-tech 3D computer imaging to fit your mouth with excellent precision. Treatment with clear aligners have been clinically proven t be effective in variety of cases.
At your initial private consultation, our orthodontist will determine whether your resent dental condition is suitable for clear aligner. If so, highly precise moulds of your teeth are taken and converted to 3D digital model of your teeth. A series of transparent aligners are constructed and polished for customary use as per the planned treatment.
You have to wear the trays for certain time period as per the orthodontist’s instructions. The trays can be removed at your convenience, while you eat, drink, brush or floss your teeth. As you replace your aligner with the next, your teeth will move to align and straighten to its final position. Dr Joseph recommends to visit him once every 6 – 7 weeks on a regular basis to ensure that your treatment is progressing as planned.
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Adult / Metal braces are the most common orthodontic treatment or adults and children. They are fabricated from stainless steel and are widely used for correcting and straightening teeth of mild to complex cases. At Dental Square, the metal braces we use, are of high quality and sterilised ones. The contour of these brackets are manufactured in a way to adapt to the patients lips and oral cavity.
The term ‘lingual’ refers to the attachment of braces on the inner surface of the tooth, within the mouth. Yes, they are inconspicuous! The orthodontic force is applied on the back side of the teeth rather than the front, straightening the teeth without intruding on your appearance. This even allows to enjoy yourself, to see your new smile blossom as the treatment takes its course.
It is fabricated by the very latest computed aided design (CAD) technology, that completely customises to fit your teeth, to produce near perfect results. As this system is tailor – made to you, you will achieve your treatment goal more efficiently, and in limited time period than conventional braces system.
At Dental Square, clear braces, are the most common choice of treatment among teens and adult patients. They are made of ceramic alloys and are much more aesthetically pleasing as these translucent brackets allows the natural colour of your teeth to see through. Ceramic brackets can be implied for clinical cases , where metal brackets are appropriate for treatment. These provide the full control and treatment speed of metal braces, with the added benefit of being less visible.
Benefits of clear brackets:
• Unlike metal brackets, they are generally stain resistant. Throughout the course of treatment, they are easy to keep clean and resistant to discoloration.
• As the colour of ceramic brackets blends with the teeth, it makes them less noticeable and an excellent alternative to traditional brackets.
If you prefer a less traditional look, during your orthodontic treatment, you may be able to choose colourful elastics for the brackets, or other modifications.
Pick colours for the braces and paint your smile!.
At dental square, we are privileged to have the expertise of our skilled consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeons working together with orthodontic specialists under the same roof. Hence, we can provide treatment for the most complex cases with this team approach. At times, orthodontics is just not sufficient to align and straighten your teeth and for a perfect result, jaw bones also need to moved surgically. In such circumstances, our team of doctors can provide the jaw surgery in synchrony with orthodontics.
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