Orthodontics is the branch of dental care that specializes in the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of dental and facial irregularities using corrective devices, such as braces. Orthodontic treatment corrects the alignment of the teeth, jaws and lips as well as prevents physical health problems such as tooth decay, gum disease, bone destruction , chewing and digestive difficulties. Orthodontic treatment results in improved self-esteem, health benefits and a gorgeous smile!